“We will not stand by and allow our treasured public lands to be marred forever by a corporate giveaway to private industrial energy developers,” Ms. Parker said.
Ontario Premier Dalton McGuilty of selling off Ontario to private energy corps: "FERC Ontario!"
Despite the availability of abundant renewable energy sources in Armenia
World Bank-Mandated Energy Privatization Taxes Armenia's Poor
the international privatization advisor of the Government of Armenia. ...
...inability to pay these inflated rates now results in disconnection. ...Andrei Rappaport, a senior official for Unified Energy System of Russia, and the new owner of several Armenian generating facilities: "If you want energy pay for it, and if there is not any money to pay, then goodbye."
The poor in particular were forced to cut electricity .. the typical [poor] household barely has enough electricity to power a refrigerator and a handful of light bulbs...[yet] electricity mak[es] up the bulk of [its bill] payments > the move towards ... wood [burning]... air pollution and accelerated deforestation.