Ontario Power & Energy News

Ontario energy woes, posted on the Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Regarding the letter “Clean Solutions”: To get an idea of what ending the use of coal in the United States will actually cost, take a look north to Ontario. The provincial government boasts that Ontario’s “phase-out of coal is the single-largest climate change initiative in North America.” [Read More…]  

Enbridge Gas Distribution adjusts prices, posted on Your Oil & Gas News

Enbridge Gas Distribution Inc., a regulated natural gas distribution utility, announced today that it has received approval from the Ontario Energy Board (OEB) for new rates effective April 1, 2014. [Read More…]  

OPG to pay $3.4 million to fire three execs by Christina Blizzard, posted on the Toronto Sun

Ontario Power Generation will pay around $3.4 million to fire three executives after last year’s scathing auditor general’s report slamming the giant electricity generation utility. [Read More…]  

Karen Stintz proposes selling power utility stake to fund subway line, posted on CanIndia News

Toronto should consider selling a majority stake in its power utility and use the revenue to fund the first phase of a much-needed relief line for the city’s subway system. The Ward 16 councillor and mayoral contender laid out her arguments on Monday for why she believes the city should put itself in a position to sell off a portion of Toronto Hydro.  [Read More…]  

Canadian Solar completes sale of solar power plant to BluEarth, posted on EBR Power Generation

Canadian Solar Solutions, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Canadian Solar, has completed the sale of Little Creek solar power plant to a subsidiary of BluEarth Renewables.  [Read More…]  

Ontario regulator grants natural gas price increase to Enbridge, posted on the Fort Frances Times Online

Many Ontarians who rely on natural gas to heat their homes will find themselves shelling out a lot more. Enbridge Gas Distribution Inc. says the Ontario Energy Board has approved new rates effective April 1. [Read More…]  

Did Ontario put another Nail in Coal’s Coffin? by Reuben Brewer, posted on The Motley Fool

Former U.S. vice president Al Gore was on hand late last year for the announcement from Ontario, Canada’s premier Kathleen Wynne that the province was going coal free. There were cheers all around, but not in the coal industry. The big question to ask is if Ontario is the future for coal or if it’s just a big publicity stunt. [Read More…]    

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