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Down in Flames – Help us Fight the Avista/Hydro One merger!

The Canadian company, Hydro One that is trying to purchase Avista Corp, our US utility, is not faring well in its own Province. The Ontario Energy Board has turned down Hydro One’s plan to buy another Canadian energy company because they could not show how ratepayers would not be harmed by the merger, even though rates […]

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Letter to the Washington UTC Regarding the Avista Sale to Hydro One

Members of the WUTC: Re: Sale of Hydro One (Docket U-1-170970, WUTC v. Avista) Submitted on August 7, 2018 Under the present circumstances, because of what has developed with respect to Hydro One in Canada and the possibility of continuing turmoil within the company and with the government of the province in which it is […]

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Open Letter to Ontario, Canada’s Premier Doug Ford

Dear Premier Ford, I am one of the many Americans who wish you well in your new charge as Premier of Ontario. I must say your outspokenness and the challenges you are undertaking in ‘Liberaldom’ Ontario seems very Trumpian, so a slogan like Make Ontario Great Again (MOGA) seems in order. My point in writing […]

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Ontario Teaches What Not To Do On Energy

— Published with Permission of cfact.org — “Ontario is probably the worst electricity market in the world.” On March 8, 2018, former US Vice President Al Gore visited Ontario, Canada in an attempt to help then-Premier Kathleen Wynne win the June 7 provincial election. Gore said, “I travel all over the world, and I cite […]