Thursday, November 5, 2009

Worthwhile reading


You Don’t Have to Sell BC Hydro to Give it Away


by

Dr. Marvin Shaffer

Consulting Economist 
specialized in
energy, transportation and environmental economics
and
Adjunct Professor
SFU Public Policy Program 


at

Policy Note


Recommend this post

1 comment:

  1. Dr. Shaffer mentions the cost of IPP power to BC Hydro at over $1 billion. One of the comments said $31 billion. I believe that Hydro's IPP contracts (EPAs) are currently for over $1 billion per year. Not all of these projects are in operation yet.

    These EPA contracts are for up to 40 years. So, after 30 years, that's over $30 billion. That doesn't include new contracts. That's over $30 billion down the drain. What if BC Hydro invested that money into its own facilities, and conservation efforts?

    ReplyDelete

COMMENTING

This is an archive only of items published before April 22, 2016. These and newer articles are available at:

https://in-sights.ca/

If you read an article at this blogger site, you can comment on it at the new site.

Note: Only a member of this blog may post a comment.