Electricity bills in Ontario set to rise $300 a year by the end of 2011

Ontario will soon have the highest electicity prices in Canada, as residents will see a 25% increase in their electricity bills by the end of 2011, and more increases will come by 2012. These increased rates will stem from new wind, solar and biomass energy projects that are expected to provide cleaner air and a new economic future. BEC Green has compiled some tips for reducing your energy costs. Read them here.

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