Provincial News: Ontarians Hit with Another Rate Increase, Despite what Minister of Finance Says

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NorthumberlandView.ca, Contributed by Admin, May 02, 2016  PBQUEEN’S PARK – On May 1st, Ontarians experienced an additional rate increase on their hydro bills, with annual energy costs for the average family going up by $37.56. “On April 19, just over…

Rising hydro crippling businesses – OCC report

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northbaynow.ca, Ryan Veldhuis, May 03, 2016 Hydro_Quebec_Boischatel_Crossing-1-800x445 One in twenty businesses in the province expect to close their doors in the next five years due to rising electricity prices, a recent report reads. In addition, 38 percent will see their bottom…

Higher electricity rates kick in for Ontario – Pols have their say on why prices keep rising

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BY ANTONELLA ARTUSO, TORONTO SUN; SUNDAY, MAY 01, 2016 1297209278979_ORIGINAL Power to the people comes with an ever steeper price. Ontario electricity rates continue to surge in an upward trend that is far easier to predict than the wind gusts necessary…

Hydro rates going up this summer, Ontario Energy Board says

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CBC News – April 14, 2016 OEB says milder winter is to blame for rate hikes, which will add about $3 to average monthly bill li-bc-111130-smart-meter-4colTime of use hydro customers in Ontario will see a price hike on their monthly…

This Classroom Stationary Bike Generates Electricity From Kids Who Pedal As They Learn

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Co.Exist; ADELE PETERS; 04.04.16 Kids like to move while they read. Now they can create some energy with their extra energy. ADELE PETERS 04.04.16 6:50 AM A desk isn’t necessarily the best place to learn. For some students—especially those with…