Seniors and poor people on fixed incomes to pay mining company power rates in northern Ontario: how the Green Act shakes down in the real world

Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. wants to dig chromite, an ingredient in stainless steel, out of northern Ontario. The company wants to make money doing so, otherwise why would it be in business. To run its proposed operation in Ontario, Cliffs…

Ontario about to add huge zero-carbon capacity to the grid: clean, cheap, reliable electricity

The biggest clean-energy news in nearly seven years broke late yesterday, when Bruce Power announced it is making steam again at Unit 2. The heat to make Unit 2’s steam comes from a 750-megawatt CANDU reactor. This machine “burns” tiny…