29 Sep '17, 12pm

#WindEnergy and Ontario’s electricity prices – let’s destroy the myth https://t.co/wPMCqm6vFz

#WindEnergy and Ontario’s electricity prices – let’s destroy the myth https://t.co/wPMCqm6vFz

Wind energy and Ontario’s electricity prices – let’s destroy the myth April 24, 2017 Share Tweet Share Various pundits assert that the major reason for higher electricity bills in Ontario is the addition of renewable energy to the province’s electricity mix. This is a myth. At the Canadian Wind Energy Association, we’ve discussed the real reasons for Ontario’s bill increases, both in blogs and in studies on our website . Recently, other electricity sector commentators such as University of Waterloo’s Jatin Nathwani and Environmental Defence’s Keith Brooks have come forward to present the facts. According to a January 2017 study by Environmental Defence, the average Ontario household pays about $11 per month for wind power – about six per cent of their electricity bill. The biggest components of the bill are delivery (31 per cent), nuclear-generated electricity (24 per cent...

Full article: https://canwea.ca/blog/2017/04/24/wind-energy-ontarios-el...

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