Ontario Electricity up 9.8 per cent in 2011
"There's a reduction in coal use from 2010, but it's not being replaced primarily by green-powered wind energy," Fedeli said.
"That hole is being filled mostly by power from other sources. For example, the output increase from natural gas plants was 36% greater than that of wind."
July 6, 2012
in Lake Superior News
NORTH BAY, On -- January 7, 2012 --- "The only thing Independent Electricity System Operator report really shows is that the cost of electricity in Ontario went up 9.8 per cent last year," said Fedeli.
The annual report from the Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) on Ontario's Energy Supply Mix only further proves how flawed Dalton McGuinty's energy policy is, PC Energy Critic Vic Fedeli charged today.
The total cost of power in 2011 was 7.16 cents per kilowatt hour (kWh), up from 6.52 cents in 2010.
And while the Liberals keep saying that wind is needed to replace coal, that's... [continue via Web link]