From 2008 to 2016, electricity prices in Ontario increased by 71 per cent.
The plan may cost the province up to $93 billion.
Ontario has the highest electricity costs among provinces and some of the highest costs in North America.
The so-called “Global Adjustment” covers everything other than the cost of actually generating electricity.
Ontario’s electricity prices increased 71 per cent from 2008 to 2016.
Those smart thermostats won't be free—taxpayers will foot the bill.
From 2008 to 2016, electricity prices in Ontario rose by 71 per cent.
After years of governments mismanaging energy markets in Ontario, residents there now pay some of the highest electricity bills in Canada.
Ontario electricity prices are significantly higher than they are in neighbouring Quebec.