Ontario, CA has been covered with turbines. How expensive is their electricity?

It is a MYTH, a downright LIE that BigWind produces cheap energy. Everywhere there are large numbers of turbines, there are soaring electricity rates. You must educate others about this truth. Otherwise, America will succumb to the same mistakes that so many other countries have made. It will hurt all of us…

You may be surprised to learn that electricity is cheaper to generate in Ontario than it has been for decades…Good news, right?

It would be, except that this is Ontario…

electricity bills have never been higher.  And the way the system is structured, costs will keep rising.

The province signed long-term contracts with a handulf of lucky firms, guaranteeing them 13.5 cents per kWh for electricity produced from wind, and even more from solar.  Obviously, if the wholesale price is around 2.5 cents, and the wind turbines are guaranteed 13.5 cents, someone has to kick in 11 cents to make up the difference…

Ontario’s policy disaster goes many layers further.  If people conserve power and demand drops, the GA per kWh goes up, so if everyone tries to save money by cutting usage, the price will just increase, defeating the effort…

The province likes to defend its disastrous electricity policy by saying it did it for the children.  These are the same children who are now watching their parents struggle with unaffordable utility bills.  And who in a few years will enter the workforce and discover how hard it has become to get full time jobs amid a shrinking industrial job market…

 

Source: Ontario electricity has never been cheaper, but bills have never been higher

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