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OEB: See how Ontario’s electricity rates stack up

We’re not the most expensive jurisdiction in North America. Ontarians pay lower electricity rates than some other Canadians, including those in Charlottetown, Regina and Halifax, as well as American customers in San Francisco, New York, and Boston. Tuesday, January 16, 2018 With the help of our rate charts, which take into account the effects of the Fair […]

by pmnationtalk on January 17, 20186 Views

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Government of Canada partners with Iqaluit and Quilliq Energy Corporation to support heating project for Iqaluit Aquatic Centre

From Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada January 15, 2018 IQALUIT/NUNAVUT Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada The Government of Canada is committed to supporting and partnering with northern communities as they take action on climate change. Today, the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs committed to supporting the Qulliq Energy Corporation (QEC) […]

by ahnationtalk on January 15, 201819 Views

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Media Advisory: Minister Bennett to Announce Support and Partnership for Innovative, Community-Led Energy Project in Iqaluit

Ottawa – Please be advised that the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs, will announce a partnership with the City of Iqaluit and Qulliq Energy Corporation to support renewable energy in the city. A media availability will take place following the Minister’s remarks, as well as a tour of the Iqaluit […]

by pmnationtalk on January 12, 201840 Views

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Five Things to Know about the Low-Income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP)

The OEB has released the 2016 results of the LEAP Emergency Financial Assistance and Winter Warmth programs. The results track how many electricity and natural gas customers received LEAP funding, how much funding was given and the amount of the average grant. LEAP serves as a one-time emergency grant for customers who are behind on […]

by ahnationtalk on January 12, 201828 Views

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National Energy Board Hearing on change to Trans Mountain pipeline route begins Monday

From National Energy Board January 11, 2018 – Calgary – National Energy Board The National Energy Board (NEB) will hold an oral hearing beginning on Monday, January 15 at 1 p.m. (local time) to consider an application from Trans Mountain Pipeline ULC (Trans Mountain) to alter part of the proposed route for the Trans Mountain […]

by ahnationtalk on January 11, 201833 Views

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Ontario First Nations acquire 14 million shares of Hydro One – CBC

129 First Nations in Ontario now own 2.4 % of province’s electric utility Jan 04, 2018 First Nations in Ontario have acquired more than 14 million shares of Hydro One in a deal with the province aimed at creating wealth and promoting economic development in communities. The transaction worth nearly $260 million was finalized on […]

by ahnationtalk on January 4, 201842 Views

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Hybrid solar power burns cleaner for Xeni Gwet’in

Dec. 27, 2017 WILLIAMS LAKE – A remote First Nation in south-central British Columbia is helping people reduce their reliance on diesel-generated power and move to clean solar energy, in order to cut greenhouse gas emissions and save money. Using leading-edge solar technology, and backed up by lithium-ion batteries, the Xeni Gwet’in First Nation government is […]

by ahnationtalk on January 3, 201841 Views

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Energy regulator orders compensation cut in nuclear budget for OPG – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jan 2, 2018 By Shawn Jeffords THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO _ Ontario Power Generation must cut $500 million over the next five years from its nuclear operations budget after the province’s energy regulator took issue with compensation, corporate and administrative costs, including “excessive” pension and benefit levels at the province’s largest electricity producer. […]

by ahnationtalk on January 3, 201834 Views

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Province invests in community-owned clean energy projects

Dec. 27, 2017 VICTORIA – The Province is supporting local governments and First Nations investments in projects that will lower energy costs, reduce greenhouse gas emissions and lead to more affordable and sustainable community infrastructure. One of the projects receiving funding is a solar-powered Zamboni ice resurfacer at the Chilton Regional Arena in the Regional […]

by ahnationtalk on January 2, 201849 Views

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CIP 150 investment brings new energy to Kugluktuk

News Release From Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency $300,000 investment to increase solar power capability in northern community December 21, 2017 – Kugluktuk, NU – Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency (CanNor) Increasing the use of clean energy is a key component of the Government of Canada’s approach to promoting sustainable economic growth and reducing reliance […]

by aanationtalk on January 2, 201834 Views

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CIP 150 investment brings new energy to Kugluktuk

$300,000 investment to increase solar power capability in northern community December 21, 2017 – Kugluktuk, NU – Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency (CanNor) Increasing the use of clean energy is a key component of the Government of Canada’s approach to promoting sustainable economic growth and reducing reliance on diesel. That is why the government is […]

by pmnationtalk on December 21, 2017118 Views

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Canada’s non-hydro renewable power capacity continues to increase

December 20, 2017 – Calgary – National Energy Board Canada’s non-hydro renewable power capacity grew by more than eight per cent in 2016, adding nearly 1,300 megawatts (MW) of solar, biomass and wind-generated power, according to the National Energy Board’s (NEB) 2017 update of the Canada’s Renewable Power Landscape 2017 report. In 2016, Canada’s electricity generation was 66 per cent […]

by pmnationtalk on December 20, 201750 Views

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First Nations exploring renewable energy – The Chronicle Journal

The nine member communities of Matawa First Nations are taking the first step towards developing renewable energy plans. The federal government is providing $240,000 to Matawa First Nations to fund a renewable energy readiness assessment project. Jonathan Neegan, project co-ordinator with Matawa First Nation Management, said the funding will go towards the development of educational […]

by pmnationtalk on December 20, 201749 Views

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Government of Canada Supports Wind Energy Study in Canada’s Arctic

CanNor invests $950,000 to foster renewable energy source and offset the use of diesel in Inuvik, Northwest Territories December 19, 2017 – Inuvik, NT – Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency The Government of the Northwest Territories’ Department of Infrastructure is exploring the feasibility of using wind turbines and energy storage devices in the Town of […]

by pmnationtalk on December 20, 201775 Views

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Ontario launching year long review of Ontario Energy Board – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Dec 20, 2017 4:00 By Allison Jones THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO _ Ontario is launching a sweeping review of the province’s energy regulator as it hopes to adapt to a rapidly changing market. The Liberal government has tapped Richard Dicerni, a former head of Ontario Power Generation, to lead a year-long review of the Ontario […]

by pmnationtalk on December 20, 201747 Views

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Renewable energy growing in Canada but solar installations lagging behind – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Dec 20, 2017 4:00 By Mia Rabson THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ Although the cost to build solar power has plummeted over the last decade, a new report suggests Canadians aren’t rushing use the sun to make electricity. The National Energy Board today released its annual look at the state of renewable energy in Canada […]

by pmnationtalk on December 20, 201738 Views

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OEB What’s New – The OEB has posted its Strategic Blueprint: Keeping Pace with an Evolving Energy Sector

The OEB has posted its Strategic Blueprint: Keeping Pace with an Evolving Energy Sector. As the energy sector undergoes a period of accelerated change, the Blueprint will serve as a roadmap that will guide the OEB’s work over the next five years. Strategic Blueprint: Keeping Pace with an Evolving Energy Sector NT5

by aanationtalk on December 19, 201757 Views

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Matawa Media Release: MFN Welcome Federal Investments for Renewable Energy Readiness Assessment Project

THUNDER BAY, ON: Matawa First Nations today welcomed federal investments for a Renewable Energy Readiness Assessment (RERA) project as announced by The Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, and Member of Parliament for Thunder Bay—Superior North on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, and […]

by pmnationtalk on December 19, 201743 Views

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Wind farm subsidizes Walpole ferry rates – Chatham This Week

December 19, 2017 Members of the Walpole Island First Nation now pay a reduced rate when they take a ride on the Walpole Island-Algonac Ferry, thanks to the community’s stake in a wind farm near Grand Bend. As of the start of December, Walpole Island status band members pay $5 a trip. The rate for […]

by pmnationtalk on December 19, 201745 Views

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Matawa First Nation communities to benefit from long-term renewable energy opportunities

From FedNor More than $240,000 from the Government of Canada will help to explore energy production solutions for nine Northwestern Ontario Indigenous communities December 18, 2017 – Thunder Bay, Ontario – Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario – FedNor The nine member communities of the Matawa First Nations Management Tribal Council are seeking sustainable […]

by ahnationtalk on December 18, 201751 Views

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Deadline for Public Comments on Draft 2030 Energy Strategy – Government of NT

YELLOWKNIFE (December 14, 2017) – The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) would like to advise residents that the deadline for submitting feedback to the Draft 2030 Energy Strategy is January 3, 2018. The GNWT has made commitments in its mandate to investigate and implement renewable and alternative energy solutions, explore the potential for the development of hydroelectric […]

by pmnationtalk on December 15, 201746 Views

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NEB approves the purchase of the Albersun Pipeline

December 14, 2017 – Calgary – National Energy Board The National Energy Board (NEB) is recommending that NOVA Gas Transmission Ltd. (NGTL) be granted a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity to continue operating the 179-kilometre long Albersun Pipeline in Northeastern Alberta. The NEB also approved NGTL’s purchase of the pipeline. NGTL applied to the NEB […]

by pmnationtalk on December 15, 201741 Views

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East-West Tie development pushes forward – Tbnewswatch.com

Contracting agreement signed for 450-kilometre transmission line project, which includes equity stake and partnership for six First Nations communities. THUNDER BAY – A $777-million power transmission line project that has been more than four years in the making is one major step closer to fruition. The East-West Tie transmission project, a 450-kilometre line that would […]

by pmnationtalk on December 13, 201739 Views

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Generation Energy Council Created to Give Shape to Canada’s Energy Future

December 12, 2017                 Ottawa          Natural Resources Canada Transforming how our society makes, moves and uses energy will help define Canada’s future, while creating good, middle-class jobs and a sustainable environment for coming generations. Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, the Honourable Jim Carr, today announced the creation of a diverse,14-member Generation Energy Council to provide recommendations […]

by pmnationtalk on December 12, 201763 Views

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Wood stove exchange program provides greater incentives for gas, electric – Government of BC

December 08, 2017 VICTORIA – Exchanging an old wood stove for a cleaner-burning model is good, but exchanging it for electric, gas, propane, or pellet-heating is even better under the wood stove exchange program. This winter, the program will provide a total of $195,500 to 15 British Columbia communities. In the past, the program provided […]

by pmnationtalk on December 11, 201790 Views

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NEB issues order on constitutional question for Trans Mountain Expansion Project

December 7, 2017 – Calgary – National Energy Board The National Energy Board (NEB) issued an order today declaring that Trans Mountain Pipeline ULC (Trans Mountain) is not required to comply with two sections of the City of Burnaby’s bylaws as the company prepares to begin constructing the Trans Mountain Expansion Project. Reasons for the decision […]

by pmnationtalk on December 8, 201740 Views

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NEB Releases Pre-Construction Audit Report for Enbridge’s Line 3 Pipeline Replacement Project

December 5, 2017 – Calgary – National Energy Board The National Energy Board (NEB) has released the results of a pre-construction audit of Enbridge Pipelines Inc. showing the company has a plan in place to manage safety and environmental protection during construction of its Line 3 Replacement Project. The pre-construction audit report, released today, assessed whether Enbridge’s […]

by pmnationtalk on December 5, 201745 Views

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Protesters interrupt energy forum in Vancouver – News1130

VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – A member of the Tsleil-Waututh nation has been escorted out for interrupting a speech by Kinder Morgan Canada President Ian Anderson. It happened at the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade’s annual Energy Forum taking place in Downtown Vancouver. “You are not welcome on my lands,” said William George when he stood […]

by ahnationtalk on December 1, 2017100 Views

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The Honourable Jim Carr, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources Speech to the Vancouver Board of Trade’s 2017 Energy Forum

Thank you, David, and good morning everyone. I want to acknowledge that we are meeting on the traditional lands of the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations. In many ways, British Columbia and Vancouver have led the way on environmental stewardship.  Creating this magnificent, liveable city.  Articulating, before most people, what the low-carbon future could […]

by pmnationtalk on December 1, 201758 Views

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Remote northern Alberta community has UCalgary grad to thank for its solar energy project – UCalgary News

Sustainable energy master’s student Juan Pfeiffer worked closely with his mentor to build a winning bid for provincial grant How many solar panels does it take to cover the arena roof in Peavine Métis Settlement? It’s not exactly the kind of question Juan Pfeiffer was accustomed to answering over the course of earning two engineering […]

by ahnationtalk on November 30, 201760 Views

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The Public Utilities Board Hearing of Manitoba Hydro’s Proposed Electricity Rate Increases

The Manitoba Public Utilities Board (PUB) will hold a Public Hearing into Manitoba Hydro’s proposed electricity rate increases. Hearing starts: December 4, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. (Please check the PUB’s website for the hearing schedule at http://www.pubmanitoba.ca) Hearing Location: 400 – 330 Portage Avenue (PUB office location) The hearing will be live-streamed from the following […]

by ahnationtalk on November 29, 201772 Views

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National Energy Board hearing on Trans Mountain motion and constitutional question begins November 29

November 28, 2017 – Calgary – National Energy Board The National Energy Board (NEB) is holding an oral hearing on a motion from Trans Mountain Pipeline ULC which includes a notice of constitutional question. The oral hearing will begin at 12:30 pm (MST) on November 29 at the National Energy Board’s offices in Calgary. On October 26, 2017 Trans […]

by pmnationtalk on November 29, 201757 Views

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Privatizing Ontario electricity companies would help lower rates: report – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Nov 28, 2017 By Shawn Jeffords THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO _ One of the largest chambers of commerce in Canada is calling for wider privatization of electricity distribution companies to increase competitiveness in an attempt to drive down costly Ontario electricity prices over the long-term. In a report to be released Tuesday and […]

by ahnationtalk on November 28, 201757 Views

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City, STC to Partner on the Development of New Hydropower Station

The City of Saskatoon and Saskatoon Tribal Council have signed an official Memorandum of Understanding regarding the development of a new hydropower generation station at the location of the Saskatoon Weir. City Mayor Charlie Clark and STC Tribal Chief Mark Arcand signed the agreement at TCU Place this morning during the First Nations Power Authority […]

by ahnationtalk on November 20, 201765 Views

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Media Advisory – Government of Canada to Announce Support for Clean Ocean Technology development

From Western Economic Diversification Canada Victoria, British Columbia, November 15, 2017 – Jonathan Wilkinson, Member of Parliament for North Vancouver, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for Western Economic Diversification Canada, to announce funding for technology development and research in marine renewable energy. Date:         Thursday, […]

by aanationtalk on November 15, 201766 Views

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Partnership to assess geothermal resources – Government of YT

November 10, 2017 The Ta’an Kwäch’än Council, Da Daghay Development Corporation, in partnership with the Yukon Geological Survey, is undertaking a study of geothermal heat flow in the Whitehorse area. The multidisciplinary study will provide some of the information needed to assess potential geothermal energy opportunities in the territory. One component of the project involves […]

by pmnationtalk on November 13, 201768 Views

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More Clean Energy Coming to Cape Breton

November 10, 2017 More solar panels will be popping up in Cape Breton through the Solar Electricity for Community Buildings Pilot Program announced today, Nov. 10, by Municipal Affairs Minister Derek Mombourquette on behalf of Energy Minister Geoff MacLellan. “Nova Scotians have been clear, they want long-term, sustainable and affordable energy that addresses climate change,” […]

by pmnationtalk on November 10, 2017101 Views

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National Energy Board oral hearing for NGTL Peace River Mainline Abandonment Project begins Wednesday

November 7, 2017 – Calgary – National Energy Board The National Energy Board (NEB) will hear oral cross-examination next week on an application from NOVA Gas Transmission Ltd. (NGTL) to abandon a 266 kilometre section of its Peace River Mainline. The hearing will begin at 9 am on Wednesday, November 8 at the NEB’s Hearing Room […]

by pmnationtalk on November 8, 201750 Views

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NEB sets process to address Trans Mountain Expansion constitutional question

November 7, 2017 – Calgary – National Energy Board The National Energy Board (NEB) will hold a two-day oral hearing to address a motion filed by Trans Mountain Pipeline ULC which includes constitutional questions. Trans Mountain filed a request with the NEB on October 26 [Filing A87282] saying it had been unable to secure municipal permits that would allow the […]

by pmnationtalk on November 7, 201770 Views

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Wataynikaneyap Power: Phase 1 – Notice of Submission of Final Environmental Assessment Report

November 03, 2017 http://spatialim.golder.ca/Final_EA/EA_DocumentList.html NT4

by pmnationtalk on November 6, 2017188 Views

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OEB: Ban on Disconnection of Homes this Winter for Customers of Electricity Distributors – Frequently Asked Questions

On November 2, 2017, the OEB issued a Decision and Order banning licensed electricity distributors from disconnecting homes for non-payment during the winter. Here are some Frequently Asked Questions about the ban. What does this mean for customers? The OEB’s Decision and Order bans electricity distributors from disconnecting or threatening to disconnect homes for non-payment […]

by pmnationtalk on November 3, 201793 Views

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Wataynikaneyap Power: Historic First Nations-led Transmission Project Gets Major Boost from Ontario’s Long-Term Energy Plan

TORONTO, ONTARIO (October 26, 2017) – One of the largest and most transformative transmission projects in Ontario’s history got a major boost today when the Ontario Government reinforced its support for the project, known as Wataynikaneyap Power, in its 2017 Long-Term Energy Plan. The project was first outlined by the Ontario Government in its 2013 […]

by pmnationtalk on November 3, 201780 Views

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Wind Energy Part of Viable Alternative to Site C, BCUC Concludes

Ottawa, Ontario, November 1, 2017 – Jean-François Nolet, vice-president of policy and communications at the Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) issued this statement following the release of the Final Report to the Government of British Columbia by the British Columbia Utilities Commission in follow-up to its Inquiry Respecting Site C. “The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) is pleased to […]

by pmnationtalk on November 2, 201763 Views

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Government foot-dragging threatens First Nations transmission project schedule – Northern Ontario Business

Fortis wants funding framework to proceed with $1.35-billion Watay Power project An Ontario utility company is urging Queen’s Park and Ottawa to come up with a cost-sharing agreement to keep a massive First Nation-led transmission line project on schedule. Fortis Ontario president-CEO Scott Hawkes wants both levels of government to deliver a funding framework on […]

by pmnationtalk on October 31, 201789 Views

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Ontario’s Nuclear Fleet to Play Key Role in Province’s Energy Plan

Good News for the Environment and Economy TORONTO, Oct. 26, 2017 – Today’s latest provincial Long-Term Energy Plan (LTEP) confirms the pivotal role nuclear energy will play in Ontario’s clean energy future.  Recognizing the significant environmental and economic benefits that this safe, reliable generation delivers, the provincial government remains committed to refurbishing all of Ontario’s publically-owned nuclear reactors and to the […]

by pmnationtalk on October 27, 201760 Views

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Renewable Energy Alliance of Ontario Welcomes Governments Re-Commitment to Green Energy

Coalition will continue to oppose those who would put thousands of clean tech jobs at risk QUEENS PARK, ON, Oct. 26, 2017  – The Renewable Energy Alliance of Ontario (REAO) Welcomes Ontario’s renewed commitment to the jobs, economic growth and clean air associated with green energy. Although our coalition is disappointed that Ontario isn’t following Alberta’s lead in setting hard targets for the percentage […]

by pmnationtalk on October 27, 2017137 Views

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Wind Industry Points to Expanded Role for Renewable Energy in Ontario’s Long-Term Energy Plan

Ottawa, Ontario, October 26, 2017 – Earlier today the Honourable Glenn Thibeault, Ontario’s Minister of Energy, released the updated Long-Term Energy Plan (LTEP), Delivering Fairness and Choice. As part of this plan, the LTEP remains committed to achieving Ontario’s climate goals and forecasts heightened need for electricity supply in the coming years to support the […]

by pmnationtalk on October 27, 201780 Views

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OEB: Time-of-use price periods for electricity users changing November 1

The Ontario Energy Board (OEB) is reminding households and small businesses that as of November 1, 2017, the time-of-use (TOU) price periods are changing, as is the threshold for residential customers that are paying tiered prices. TOU prices will not be changing. Thursday, October 26, 2017 The table below shows the winter Regulated Price Plan […]

by pmnationtalk on October 27, 2017100 Views

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Ont Energy Plan – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Oct 26, 2017 TORONTO – Ontario’s long-term energy plan projects that electricity ratepayers will see their hydro bills rise to an average of $181 a month in 10 years. That’s lower than the $200 a month the last long-term energy plan expected bills to increase to by 2027, but significantly […]

by ahnationtalk on October 26, 201775 Views

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Ontario’s Long-Term Energy Plan Delivers Fairness, Affordability and Choice

October 26, 2017 Province Continues to Focus on Reducing Costs and Maintaining Reliability Today, Ontario released the 2017 Long-Term Energy Plan (LTEP) that focuses on energy affordability, innovation and customer choice. As of July 1, 2017, Ontario’s Fair Hydro Plan reduced electricity bills by 25 per cent on average for residential consumers and as many as half […]

by pmnationtalk on October 26, 2017112 Views

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