Travel Tuesday – Ontario, you’ve been warned.. Kathleen Wynne’s election goodies won’t last!

Don’t be fooled, Kathleen Wynne’s fancy budget numbers are false and misleading! With the Ontario Election looming, Kathleen Wynne’s team think they know how to get re-elected…. blind people with *free stuff! Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne and her Liberal government decided to send the province  into deficit by as much as $8 billion. Doing so, full well aware of an election coming up in a few months. Ontario, you have sky-high electricity rates, and the Liberal

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Random Topic Thursday – Electricity use peaking

  Cold nights, warm homes! It’s cold in British Columbia, and not just by BC standards! Winter storm warnings, snow fall warnings, cold weather advisories all trickled throughout parts of the province the last week and more as some parts of the province hit temperatures in the minus 20s and 30s. Enevitabily that leads to people sheltering at home and spikes in electricity. Predictably B.C. Hydro released the following update: “Demand for electricity is expected

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Wind Wednesday – Buffett’s Billion Dollar Bet on Wind Energy

Rocky Mountain Air After about 6 months since the wind farm RFP proposal process started, Rocky Mountain Power (a division of PacifiCorp… a division of Berkshire Hathaway) announced this week that it has selected four sites in Wyoming, USA, for its quartet of wind farms. For perspective, the wind farms will be located almost due south of very breezy Medicine Hat. (With a quick drive thru Montana!) The project works to roughly $1.5 billion USD

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Travel Tuesday – Ontario’s Energy Enlightenment

Follow the money! I don’t spend a lot of time on Ontario, but having recently spent some time in Toronto and Ottawa, I want to discuss two hot button energy issues in your province: The sale of Hydro One, and the spending spree at OPG (Ontario Power Generation) First, I think it’s fair to say Ontario has a spending problem.. or spending PROBLEMS. Political views aside, many projects the province hopes to complete needed funding

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