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Ontario’s Long-Term Energy Plan Spells Opportunity for OREC

Infograhic demonstrating how net metering works

On October 26th, the Ontario Government released its Long-Term Energy Plan (LTEP), outlining the future of the province’s energy policies, many of which implicate the activities of the Ottawa Renewable Energy Co-operative. The official report, entitled “Delivering Fairness and Choice”, is the first of its kind since 2013, and comes at a time when energy policy has become a hotly …

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The role of nuclear energy in the price of electricity in Ontario

Stacks from a nuclear power plant are seen in the distance with solar panels in the forefront.

This article by Environment North president Graham Saunders was originally published in the Chronicle Journal on July 30, 2017. The cost of generating electricity has come under considerable scrutiny in recent years. A recent breakdown of an average residential Ontario electricity bill in 2016 is as follows. The total was $176 per month. About half of the bill is from …

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Will nuclear power bankrupt Ontario Hydro/OPG once again?

Nuclear Power Station

The following post was written by Angela Bischoff, Ontario Clean Air Alliance’s Outreach Director. In 1998, seven of Ontario Hydro’s nuclear reactors had to be unexpectedly shut down for safety reasons. All of these reactors were shut down for more than five years. Two of them are still shut down. As a result of the nuclear shutdown: By 1999 Ontario …

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