Bad energy advice easy to find at OCAA

Back in 2012, Jack Gibbons and the OCAA advocated for Pickering to be replaced by Natural Gas. Now, they are condemning the use of gas to replace Pickering, saying it can be done with Quebec Hydro, conservation and more renewables. This ignores the fact that Quebec imports from Ontario in the winter and wind produces grossly out of phase with demand in the summer. In fact, during the summer months Ontario’s 5,000MW wind fleet produces less power on average than one unit at Bruce and on the hottest days, output approaches zero.

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