You’ve Heard it By Now! 758 Renewable Energy Contracts CANCELLED in Ontario!!

The reality has now dawned on Ontario

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Ontario PC government cancels 758 renewable energy contracts, says it saves $790M

National Post — Shawn Jeffords — July 13, 2018

Ontario’s new Progressive Conservative government is cancelling 758 renewable energy contracts in what it says is an effort to reduce electricity bills in the province.

Energy Minister Greg Rickford said the move will save provincial ratepayers $790 million — a figure industry officials dispute, saying the cancellations will just mean job losses for small business.

In a statement Friday, Rickford said the government plans to introduce legislation during its summer sitting that would protect hydro consumers from any costs incurred from the contract cancellations.

“For 15 years, Ontario families and businesses have been forced to pay inflated hydro prices so the government could spend on unnecessary and expensive energy schemes,” Rickford said. “Those days are over.”

The government announcement does not indicate which specific projects are being cancelled.  Rickford…

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About Dougal Quixote

Slightly mad. Always believes a cup is half full so continues to tilt at Wind Turbines and the politicians that seem to believe it is their god given right to ruin Scotland for a pot of fool's gold.
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