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BigCityLib Strikes Back: Bad Math From Hudak? Press Release Over-Estimates Savings From Cancelling Fit Program By Factor Of 20?

Their news release can be found here. But here’s a screen shot just in case they try to alter it:

Because Tom Adams, no friend of wind energy, says point 1. is just wrong: @Bigcitylib2 The PCs have a press release claiming $20B savings per year. Must be a typo. Total power bill this year . . . → Read More: BigCityLib Strikes Back: Bad Math From Hudak? Press Release Over-Estimates Savings From Cancelling Fit Program By Factor Of 20?

BigCityLib Strikes Back: Tom Adams, Jack Mintz, and Me On The Price Of Wind In Ontario

Tom Adams gets a lot of play as an expert on Ontario’s energy system.  The fact that he is or was once associated with Lawrence Solomon’s  group Energy Probe does not seem to put as many people off as I think it should.  For example, the well-known economist Dr. Jack Mintz has a number of ideas that he thinks . . . → Read More: BigCityLib Strikes Back: Tom Adams, Jack Mintz, and Me On The Price Of Wind In Ontario

BigCityLib Strikes Back: Hot Air on Wind Power

From The Star:

[PPPO MPP Vic] Fedeli blamed wind power as a major culprit in driving up costs. Wind power is sometimes plentiful when demand is low, producing a gush of power when it’s least needed. That has occasionally forced the province to give away surplus power, or even pay some big industries and export customers . . . → Read More: BigCityLib Strikes Back: Hot Air on Wind Power

BigCityLib Strikes Back: The Cost Of Wind In Ontario

And concerning recent increases to the monthly energy bill:

The total cost of wind generation also increased from 2009 to 2012. This was due primarily to more wind generation coming into service. In all, the increased cost of wind generation accounted for about 5% of the increase in the total customer bill, or about 10% . . . → Read More: BigCityLib Strikes Back: The Cost Of Wind In Ontario