Tuesday, Dec 18, 2012
Last year, amid sobering news concerning likely steep increases in provincial electricity bills, the Electricity Distributors Association (EDA) of Ontario, representing 76 municipal electricity distributors (EDCs) found a new bogeymen to blame for the gloomy prognosis.
Thursday, Sep 30, 2010
In a letter to the Hon. Brad Duguid the Public Interest Advocacy Centre asked for a reconsideration of a key energy rate decision. The Ontario Energy Board decision (EB 2009-0084) establishing rates of return on equity for public and private utilities is flawed Michael Janigan, PIAC executive director wrote on Sept. 27.
Janigan, who represented the Vulnerable Energy Consumers Coalition at the ...
Sunday, Sep 20, 2009
(PIAC 12/09/09)—This week, an Ontario Energy Board panel will study the request of Ontario’s natural gas and electricity distribution companies for higher rates to compensate their public and private ownership with a bigger return on investment. The request comes about as a result of the economic downturn and may mean that energy customers in Ontario could see rate increases to cover ...
Wednesday, Apr 16, 2008
(Ottawa—16/04/08)— In a one sentence decision issued late yesterday, the Ontario Cabinet rejected an appeal by consumer groups, representing residential and industrial natural gas customers, of the May 22, 2007 Ontario Energy Board (OEB) decision confirming the deregulation of the natural gas storage industry in Ontario.
The decision means Enbridge Gas customers, after a ...
Wednesday, Nov 28, 2007
For Immediate Release
November 29, 2007
Recent announcements by Texas-based multinational corporation, Spectra Energy Inc., owner of Union Gas Limited, reveal that it intends to gobble up what little competition it currently faces from Ontario storage providers. The gas pools of Midway Petroleum Company located in Sarnia, Ontario as well as a controlling interest in storage gas pools to be ...