Current major applications

Here is a list of major rate applications from utilities. Also listed here are other applications from energy companies that may be of interest to consumers including:

  • Requests to change a service area (Service Area Amendment)
  • Requests to change corporate ownership structure, e.g. to merge with another company (Mergers, Acquisitions, Amalgamations and Divestitures, or MAADs)
  • Requests to construct electricity or natural gas infrastructure like wires and pipelines (Leave to Construct).

To view a full list of applications we're currently considering, visit Applications before the OEB.

Reviewing Rates

$13.7M

avoided rate increases from OEB review of 7 major electricity rate applications

0.68%

inflationary rate increases for 53 electricity utilities

116

rate-related decisions issued

263

total decisions

There are 16 major applications before the Ontario Energy Board right now.
Ex. EB-2016-0003 or ‘Toronto Hydro’
  • Hydro One Networks Inc.
EB-2022-0145

On April 11, 2022, Hydro One Networks Inc. (Hydro One) filed an application with the Ontario Energy Board (OEB) seeking approval for exemptions from certain provisions in the Distribution System Code until December 31, 2027, for customers affected by the Seasonal Rate Class elimination:

Updated on: May 16, 2022
  • Milton Hydro Distribution Inc.
EB-2022-0049

Milton Hydro Distribution Inc. has applied to the Ontario Energy Board to raise its electricity distribution rates effective January 1, 2023. If the application is approved as filed, a typical residential customer and a typical general service customer of Milton Hydro Distribution Inc. would see the following increase.

Residential 750 kWh $5.32 per month
General Service less than 50kW (2,000 kWh) $3.92 per month

 

Updated on: May 10, 2022
EB-2022-0137

The Independent Electricity System Operator in its capacity as the Smart Metering Entity, has applied to the Ontario Energy Board for approval of the following:

Updated on: April 14, 2022
  • Enbridge Gas Inc.
EB-2022-0086

Enbridge Gas Inc. has applied to the Ontario Energy Board for approval to construct a natural gas pipeline and ancillary facilities in the Township of Dawn-Euphemia and St. Clair Township.

Updated on: April 13, 2022
  • Enbridge Gas Inc.
EB-2022-0003

Enbridge Gas Inc. has applied to the Ontario Energy Board for approval to construct two natural gas pipelines in the City of Toronto.

Updated on: March 17, 2022
  • E.L.K. Energy Inc.
EB-2021-0016

E.L.K. Energy Inc. has applied to the Ontario Energy Board to raise its electricity distribution rates effective May 1, 2022. If the application is approved as filed, a typical residential customer and a typical general service customer of E.L.K. Energy Inc. would see the following increase.

Residential 750 kWh $1.80 per month
General Service less than 50kW (2000 kWh) $7.75 per month


Other customers, including businesses, may also be affected.

Updated on: February 25, 2022
  • Cooperative Hydro Embrun Inc.
EB-2022-0022

Cooperative Hydro Embrun Inc. has applied to the Ontario Energy Board to lower its electricity distribution rates effective January 1, 2023. If the application is approved as filed, a typical residential customer and a typical general service customer of Cooperative Hydro Embrun Inc. would see the following decrease:

Residential 750 kWh $(2.11) per month
General Service less than 50kW $(0.75) per month

 

Updated on: February 24, 2022
  • Kitchener-Wilmot Hydro Inc.
  • Waterloo North Hydro Inc.
EB-2022-0006

Kitchener-Wilmot Hydro Inc. and Waterloo North Hydro Inc. have applied to the Ontario Energy Board for approval to amalgamate and continue operations as a single new local electricity distribution company.

Kitchener-Wilmot Hydro Inc. and Waterloo North Hydro Inc. have jointly asked the Ontario Energy Board to approve:

Updated on: February 18, 2022
EB-2022-0094

The Ontario Energy Board (OEB) is initiating this proceeding on its own motion to consider the price paid by rate-regulated natural gas distributors (Distributors) for natural gas produced in Ontario. The price that Distributors currently pay Ontario producers for natural gas is ultimately passed on to their system gas customers through the OEB’s Quarterly Rate Adjustment Mechanism (QRAM) rate process.

Updated on: February 8, 2022
EB-2021-0056

Rideau St. Lawrence Distribution Inc. has applied to the Ontario Energy Board to raise its electricity distribution rates effective January 1, 2022. If the application is approved as filed, a typical residential customer and a typical general service customer of Rideau St. Lawrence Distribution Inc. would see the following increase.

Residential 750 kWh $9.95 per month
General Service less than 50kW (2,000 kWh) $6.06 per month

 

Updated on: January 18, 2022
  • Enbridge Gas Inc.
EB-2021-0148

Enbridge Gas Inc. has applied to the Ontario Energy Board for approval to recover the costs related to five projects under the OEB’s Incremental Capital Module policy. If the request is approved, a typical residential customer in the EGD Rate Zone and in the Union Rate Zones (former customers of Enbridge Gas Distribution Inc. and Union Gas Limited, respectively) would see the following changes:

Updated on: April 13, 2022
EB-2021-0243

The Ontario Energy Board is commencing a hearing on its own motion to consider various issues related to Ontario’s Uniform Transmission Rates (UTRs). These issues have been identified in the years since Ontario’s UTR framework was established in Hydro One’s first rate application proceeding in 2000, and implemented in 2002 following the opening of Ontario’s electricity market.

Updated on: October 15, 2021
  • Enbridge Gas Inc.
EB-2020-0293

Enbridge Gas Inc. has applied for approval to construct approximately 19.8 kilometres of natural gas pipeline and ancillary facilities in the City of Ottawa.

If the application is approved as filed Enbridge Gas Inc. will replace the existing St. Laurent Pipeline in two final phases of its multiple year project.

Updated on: May 9, 2022
  • Hydro One Networks Inc.
EB-2021-0110

Hydro One Networks Inc. has applied to the Ontario Energy Board for approval of a plan to set the amount it charges for using its transmission system and the amount it charges for electricity distribution in each of five years beginning on January 1, 2023 and ending on December 31, 2027.

Transmission Ratepayers

The Ontario Energy Board’s decision on the transmission portion of this application will have an effect on all electricity consumers in Ontario. The cost of transmission is reflected in the delivery charges included on customer bills.

Updated on: August 24, 2021
  • Enbridge Gas Inc.
EB-2021-0002

Enbridge Gas Inc. is asking the Ontario Energy Board for approval of a new natural gas demand side management (conservation) framework, effective January 1, 2022 and for approval of the conservation programs that would be offered to customers under the framework during 2022 to 2027.

Enbridge Gas Inc. is asking the Ontario Energy Board to approve the conservation program budget for 2022, the base year of the 6-year plan, and its proposal to escalate the base year budget annually, using a formula which would adjust the base year budget for inflation and other factors.

Updated on: August 27, 2021
  • Hydro One Networks Inc.
EB-2020-0246, EB-2019-0234, EB-2016-0315

The OEB has issued its Decision regarding the steps to be taken by Hydro One to eliminate its seasonal rate class.

These changes will start January 1, 2023 at the earliest, and will be implemented over a 10-year period.

Updated on: November 10, 2021