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A Heartbreaking Video of Another Family Forced to Leave Ontario

The Ontario Liberals should really be brought up on charges of crimes against humanity or any other breech of public trust laws that can be found.  They are the most uncaring, callous government this country has ever seen. Click on picture to view video.   Related video: Hydro Prices Devastating Rural Ontario      

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Ontario — Shutdown of Coal Plants Raised Electricity Rates, Failed to Reduce Pollution

Antonella Artuso — Toronto Sun — January 17, 2017 Ontario’s hell-bent determination to phase out coal-fired generation raised electricity rates without significantly improving air pollution levels, a new Fraser Institute report says. Report co-author Ross McKitrick, an economics professor at the University of Guelph, said the findings should act as a cautionary tale for Alberta […]

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Wynne Says High Electricity Prices are “her mistake”, but she’s gonna still go ahead with the carbon tax.

The Canadian Press (National Post) — November 19, 2016 OTTAWA — Premier Kathleen Wynne is calling high electricity prices her “mistake.” In a speech to party faithful at the Ontario Liberal annual general meeting today in Ottawa, Wynne says she takes responsibility “for not paying close enough attention to some of the daily stresses in […]

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UK: Electricity demand hits highest this winter – as wind power slumps to its lowest

Power demand hit its highest level this winter on Monday, but wind farms met just one per cent of the UK’s needs (Welcome to Ontariowe’s future — DQ) Emily Gosden — Energy Editor — The Telegraph — January 20, 2015 UK electricity demand hit its highest level this winter on Monday – while wind turbines […]

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UK: Seniors and Many Families with Children are Too Poor to Heat Their Homes Thanks to Skyrocketing Energy Bills

(The same situation is happening more often here in Ontario, as various charities report that they are already out of funds for the season to help those who can’t afford their electricity bills and the Auditor General has advised that Ontarians pay billions extra, unnecessarily, for hydro.  And still, the ridiculous green agenda steamrolls on. […]

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Not For the Faint of Heart: Breaking Ontarios Record for Electricity Costs

From Wind Concerns Ontario October 2014: Ontario’s breath-taking, record-breaking month for electricity bills Wind power significant in surplus power sell-off Special report by Parker Gallant and Scott Luft Summary: New figures reveal that in October, the Ontario government paid $1 billion more for electricity than the electricity market value of that power. Numbers released by […]

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Germany’s Green Energy Policies Making Electricity a “Luxury” — Welcome to Ontario’s Future

Thomas Lifson — American Thinker — September 15, 2014 The German weekly magazine Der Spiegel is not exactly known as a conservative outfit.  But Germany’s green energy policies have proven so disastrous that the magazine is writing that electricity is becoming a luxury good, owing to the vast expense and inefficiency of the wind, solar, […]

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UK: Wind farms Paid Record Sums Not to Produce Electricity

Windy weather and low demand for electricity led to wind farm owners being paid a record amount to switch off turbines on Monday Edward Malnick — The Telegraph — August 12, 2014 Wind farms were paid a record sum of almost £3 million in a single day this week not to produce electricity. Strong winds […]

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Wind Industry Study: Electricity Prices Skyrocketing In Largest Wind Power States (Just like in Ontario)

James Taylor — Forbes — February 27, 2014 A newly published paper by the American Wind Energy Association illustrates that electricity prices are rising more than four times the national average in nine of the 11 states with the most wind power consumption. In Texas, the only one of the 11 states with significantly declining electricity prices, […]

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Ontario Liberals are rabid dogs when it comes to wind turbines. Where are all of the environmentalists?

We have a surplus of energy and regularly pay the States to take our excess power off our hands, yet these no-brain Liberals are continuing to approve hundreds of more wind turbines to be built.  Where are all of the environmental advocates???  Where are all of the eco-nuts??? Why aren’t they howling about the destruction and […]

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Germany Could Face Electricity Customer Revolt

Bill Sweet — Spectrum — September 10, 2013 Der Spiegel, Germany’s leading weekly news magazine, reports this week thatGermany’s aggressive renewables program “has come with a hefty price tag for consumers,” especially the poor. Though no immediate action is expected before national elections in two weeks, there may be new initiatives soon after, as “government […]

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Wind power kills jobs and increases electricity costs: Fraser Institute Report

Antonella Artuso — Toronto Sun — April 11, 2013 TORONTO — Ontario’s pursuit of wind power has driven up electricity prices, is killing jobs and might even lead to more smog, a new Fraser Institute report says. Ross McKitrick, author of Environmental and Economic Consequences of Ontario’s Green Energy Act (GEA), says the Ontario government’s […]

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Actual electricity coming from wind energy not proportional to growth in capacity

Forecast Dims for Future Growth in Wind Power Alyson Kenward — Climate Central — March 12, 2013 Despite a recent report trumpeting a record year for wind power in 2012, the numbers are not as encouraging as they seem. Because even though total wind power capacity grew by 30 percent last year, with 13,000 megawatts […]

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Wind Farms Dominate List of Top Electricity Consumers

Tip of the hat to MasterResource.org Wind Task Force — January 2013 While dominating the Top Ten is somewhat surprising, we have heard before that wind plants are large users of electricity from the outside grid. That alone renders inaccurate that wind turbines do not put carbon in the air. If they are using this […]

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(Washington, DC) Centre for Energy Studies: The Hidden Costs of Wind Electricity

(Tip of the hat to T. Stacy) George Taylor, PhD and Thomas Tanton The American Tradition Institute / Centre for Energy Studies — December 2012 Why the Full Cost of Wind Generation is Unlikely to Match the Cost of Natural Gas, Coal or Nuclear Generation. Preface There have been two big misunderstandings about wind electricity.  […]

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