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Bob Chiarelli denounces the Cons for wanting to ‘waste’ money on power that’s not needed. HUH??

WHAT THE WHAT !!????? In Question Period today, Bob Chiarelli, in response to MPP Lisa Macleod’s query about the mess the energy portfolio is in, said that the Conservatives want to waste money on nuclear power that we don’t need. When your head stops spinning, you can watch the exchange here…..

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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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Parker Gallant: Hydro One and Premier Wynne: We’re from the government and we’re here to help

Originally posted on Energy Probe:
(January 8, 2014) Hydro One rates have increased again “less than a cup of Tim Horton’s coffee” — which amounts to a lot of coffee annually. Customers of Hydro One will shortly receive a notice stating that delivery rates have increased again, effective January 1, 2014. This notice will say the…

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UK — It’s showdown time for our insane ‘green’ energy policy

Politicians are complaining about rises in fuel bills that are largely the result of their own actions Christopher Booker — The Telegraph — October 12, 2013 Three events last week brought nearer the showdown that will have to come over the multiple green insanities that in recent years have hijacked Britain’s energy policy. Although two […]

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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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Jim Wiegand — The Truth about Wolfe Island bird mortality rates

Jim Wiegand — January 18, 2013 Here is a little more proof about how the Wolf Island Mortality studies were designed to find only a fraction of the birds killed by their huge turbines. This information is very important so the public can understand the true character of the wind industry. Mortality studies years ago […]

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Germany’s Renewable Energy Unicorn Hunt Stumbles, Again

Walter Russell — The American Interest — October 12, 2012 On Monday, Germany announced that it is about to be hit by a huge hike in electricity prices. Under the new rates, German consumers can expect to pay nearly $26 billion in surcharges on their electric bills next year in order to promote renewable energy. The […]

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Green Energy Said to Drive Up Bulgarian Electricity Bills

Novinite.com — May 26, 2012 Electricity bills in Bulgaria will go up by 10% as of July 1, 2012, because of thegreen energy charges paid by consumers, according to Angel Semerdzhiev, head of the State Commission for Energy and Water Regulation (DKEVR). Even though Semerdzhiev has justified the hike with the green energy cost, critics have pointed out that there […]

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Blame for hydro rates lies in one place

North Bay Nugget — April 20, 2012 No one has done more to inflate your hydro bill than Dalton McGuinty, PC Energy Critic and Nipissing MPP Vic Fedeli said today.  With the Ontario Energy Board’s recent price announcement, residential electricity prices have now officially doubled since 2003, from 4.3 cents per kilowatt hour to 8.8 […]

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Ontario’s Power Trip: The great electricity bill cover-up

Sharp — Financial Post — April 4, 2012 Ontarians will pay $319 more per year for green energy soon — despite government denials he Ontario green-energy ship is taking on water and yet one would never know it from how the captain is talking. On March 22, the provincial government announced the results of its […]

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Ontario Set to Scale Back Green Energy Feed-in Rates

by Sonya Bell — February 27, 2012 — IPolitics When the first full-scale review of Ontario’s controversial green energy program is released this spring, observers expect the government will take some cues from TD economist Don Drummond’s recent report on the state of the province’s finances. “I think Mr. Drummond dropped some pretty big hints […]

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