Dec 12, 2016
By Michael Kramer
The charge is slapped onto your bill – to cover the gap between the guaranteed prices the Liberal government gave electricity generators – and the going market rates.
But the energy board is balking at that – and says breaking down the charges would likely create more confusion.
The board has also dismissed calls to add a line on natural gas bills – showing the cost of the Liberals’ cap-and-trade plan to fight climate change – which is expected to add $5 a month to home heating bills when it starts on the first of January.