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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, 20183 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, 201810 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, 201811 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, 20185 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, 20177 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, 20176 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, 201710 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, 201718 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, 20178 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, 20177 Views

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