Province has a power surplus but signed 20-year contracts with wind-power producers The Montreal Gazette — September 11, 2013 TORONTO — Ontario will start paying wind power generators today not to produce electricity, but the government says the move will actually save ratepayers big bucks. Ontario has had a surplus of power since 2006, but […]
Ontario is paying Bruce Nuclear ONE MILLION dollars per day NOT to produce power – when does this insanity END???!!!
CTV News — July 3, 2013 As Ontario experiences a record year for surplus electricity production, the province is no longer paying the United States to take the extra power off the grid, CTV Toronto has learned. Ontario regularly produces a glut of electricity, and in the past, the province has paid American states and […]
Scott Luft — Cold Air — November 25, 2012 Friday November 23rd saw a record 36,423MWh of production from the industrial wind turbines on the IESO controlled grid. The day ended with a weighted average Hourly Ontario Energy Price (HOEP) a negative $5.76 (estimated) – which would value the loss on exporting at ~$279 thousand. […]