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Small rural customers facing big hydro bill jumps

Thanks to a new Ontario Energy Board (OEB) policy that eliminates usage-based pricing for recovering Hydro One's electricity distribution costs, small rural electricity consumers are about to see a big jump in their monthly electricity bills. More


Quebec electricity would save Ontario consumers $14 billion

Ontario can save more than $14 billion by importing electricity from Quebec rather than re-building the Darlington Nuclear Station. It's time for Ontario to sign a long=term deal with Quebec. More


A Picture Is Worth Billions

The graph in our new factsheet explains in one image why Ontario should be pursuing water power imports from Quebec instead of re-building our aging nuclear reactors. More

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Ontario's Coal Phase out: Lessons from a massive climate achievement

Ending the use of coal-fired electricity was a massive climate achievement -- the equivalent of taking seven million cars off the road. This report looks at how this remarkable success was achieved and the lessons learned from one of the biggest environmental success stories in recent times. More


Conservation First: The next steps

Putting Conservation First Into Practice looks at the mixed signals the government is sending about its Conservation First policy. On the one hand, it says it is committed to securing all efficiency measures that can be obtained at a lower cost than new electricity supplies. On the other hand, it is not paying a fair price for efficiency measures. More

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