LIEN webinar: Exploring an Electricity Rate Affordability Program for Ontario's Low-Income Consumers
When: Thursday, February 21, 2013 from 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Where: Online (webinar)
What: With electricity bills projected to increase by 46% from 2010-2015, low-income residential consumers in Ontario (about 733,000 households) may face housing affordability problems and could be forced to make difficult spending decisions such as paying for heat or food. To proactively address this looming crisis, the Low-Income Energy Network (LIEN) is working with a consultant Roger Colton, a U.S. based expert on low-income energy issues, to develop a ratepayer-funded electricity rate affordability program along with a cost estimate for delivering it to Ontario's low-income consumers.…