Solar producers, many of which signed contracts with the government for as long as 20 or 30 years, were paid as much as 80 cents per kilowatt hour for the energy they produced, despite the fact that fair market value for this energy was the same 2.36 cents per kilowatt hour. Here, too, the 78-cent difference was passed on to consumers.
NDP Leader believes Ontario hydro needs "a complete overhaul"
After meeting with a local woman today about her frustrations with high hydro bills, NDP leader Andrea Horwath was quite candid with her thoughts on Ontario's hydro issues. "There's no doubt that there needs to be a complete overhaul, Horwath said in a phone interview.
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