Ontario Green Energy

Can An Entire Community Be Self Sufficient and Live Off-The-Grid?

Russ Blinch | Posted 06.09.2013 | Canada Impact
Russ Blinch

The ferocity of the storms were hard to ignore in the five years we lived in Washington, D.C. Scores would lose power during these weather events, and get fed up with the power utilities for the delay in restoring power. But here's a solution. What if we got rid of the middleman?

Ontario's Giving Up the Dirty-Coal Habit

Chris Bentley | Posted 03.14.2013 | Canada Politics
Chris Bentley

Ontario is on track to be the first jurisdiction in North America to eliminate dirty coal-fired generation. Two of the largest coal-fired electricity plants in the province, Nanticoke and Lambton, are to close a year early, by end of December 2013, saving ratepayers $95 million.

Rachel Mendleson

5 Things Canada Should Do To Become A Green Energy Superpower

HuffingtonPost.com | Rachel Mendleson | Posted 04.22.2012 | Canada Business

UPDATE: We asked, and you answered. HuffPost Canada readers offered their ideas for how to make a Canada energy superpower, and the breadth and though...

In Ontario, We're not Just Talking Smart Grid -- We're Building It

Chris Bentley | Posted 06.02.2012 | Canada Politics
Chris Bentley

By the end of 2014, Ontario will be the first jurisdiction in the world to completely replace dirty coal-fired generation with cleaner sources of power like wind, solar, and bioenergy. This will have the same impact as taking seven million cars off the road. The result will be cleaner air, lower greenhouse gas emissions, and healthier Ontarians.

McGuinty Says He'll Support Right Cap-And-Trade Plan

CP | Romina Maurino, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.21.2011 | Canada Politics

BELLEVILLE, Ont. - The Ontario Liberals aren't letting controversy over some of their green energy plans scare them away from their commitment to a ca...

Long-Term Thinking Needed in the Fight for Ontario's Green Energy Future

Andrew Reeves | Posted 10.05.2011 | Canada
Andrew Reeves

Why are we shouting at Dalton McGuinty for our hydro bills being slightly higher when his overall objective is to create valuable jobs here in Ontario? All the while, this policy is reducing our share of the planet's destruction. People need to be better educated as to what, exactly, as it stake here.

Ontario's Green Energy Backlash

The Huffington Post | Ian Harvey | Posted 07.27.2011 | Canada Business

Canadian politicians know well enough to avoid hot buttons like religion or tax hikes. So why then is Ontario Progressive Conservative Leader Tim Huda...