This factsheet looks at why small de-centralized power projects in the central city are a better option for meeting Toronto’s power needs than building a disruptive and expensive high voltage transmission line through Scarborough, Leaside and Riverdale.
February 2010 letter from Mayor David Miller to Energy Minister Brad Duguid supporting the development of combined heat and power systems in Toronto as an alternative to a 3rd line.
July 2007 letter from David O’Brien, CEO Toronto Hydro to Councillor Paula Fletcher stating Hydro’s preference for an alternative to a new transmission line
February 2010 official submission from Toronto Hydro to the Ontario Energy Board stating that it is "agnostic" about the proposed transmission line. See pages 5-8 and, in particular, paragraph 19.