Ontario’s Feed-In Tariff program to create incentives for renewable energy development is the most visible–and the most controversial–aspect of Ontario’s Green Energy Act. Opponents of the GEA often cite the FIT program as a key cause of escalating energy prices.In an eloquent and entertaining rebuttal, Paul Gipe, wind-power expert and renewable energy advocate, demonstrates that the cost of the FIT program to Ontario taxpayers is approximately the cost of one Tim Horton’s donut per month.See also the following article.
http://www.grist.org/article/2010-11-23-ontario-feed-in-tariffs-creating-solar-jobs