The surcharge increased by 13 per cent.
ontario's electricity prices
Subsidies to renewable generators still represent approximately 34 per cent of the total surcharge cost.
The province's electricity prices increased 71 per cent from 2008 to 2016.
Between 2008 and 2017, the GA charge grew from less than one cent per kilowatt-hour to about 10 cents.
In 2016 Toronto residents paid $60 more per month than the average Canadian for electricity.
If you make something cheaper for people, they will likely use more of it.
Ontario has the highest electricity costs among provinces and some of the highest costs in North America.