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 21 major applications before the Ontario Energy Board right now.
Ex. EB-2016-0003 or ‘Toronto Hydro’
  • Bluewater Power Distribution Corporation
EB-2022-0016

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

Residential 750 kWh $3.55 per month
General Service less than 50kW $5.40 per month

Other customers, including businesses, may also be affected.

Updated on: November 14, 2022
  • Enbridge Gas Inc.
EB-2022-0200

Enbridge Gas has applied for approval of rates for the sale, distribution, transmission, and storage of gas commencing January 1, 2024. Enbridge Gas has also applied for approval of an incentive rate-making mechanism (IRM) for the years from 2025 to 2028. This is the first cost-based rate application for Enbridge Gas since the Ontario Energy Board (OEB) approved the amalgamation of Enbridge Gas Distribution and Union Gas.

Updated on: November 30, 2022
  • Hydro One Networks Inc.
EB-2022-0234

Hydro One Networks Inc. (Hydro One) filed a Service Area Amendment (SAA) application (the Application) on August 18, 2022 requesting an amendment to its Electricity Distribution Licence (ED-2003-0043) to provide for the connection of one new customer located at 626 Principale St. in the Municipality of Casselman (Customer). The proposed service connection on the Customer’s property is in Hydro Ottawa Limited’s (Hydro Ottawa) licensed distribution service area, which is immediately adjacent to Hydro One’s licensed distribution service area.

Updated on: October 7, 2022
  • PUC Distribution Inc.
EB-2022-0059

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

Residential 750 kWh $5.67 per month
General Service less than 50kW $5.09 per month

Other customers, including businesses, may also be affected.

Updated on: October 5, 2022
  • Hydro One Remote Communities Inc.
EB-2022-0041

Hydro One Remote Communities Inc. has applied to the Ontario Energy Board to raise its electricity rates effective May 1, 2023. If the application is approved as filed

Updated on: September 27, 2022
  • Enbridge Gas Inc.
EB-2022-0203

Enbridge Gas Inc. has applied to the Ontario Energy Board for approval to construct approximately 5.7 kilometres of 4-inch diameter extra high pressure steel pipeline, in Blenheim, in the Municipality of Chatham Kent. The proposed pipeline will transport renewable natural gas produced at Waste Connections of Canada Inc.’s planned renewable natural gas facility at Ridge Landfill and connect to Enbridge Gas Inc.’s natural gas distribution system. Enbridge Gas Inc. also plans to construct a renewable natural gas injection station at Ridge Landfill.

Updated on: September 23, 2022
  • Enbridge Gas Inc.
EB-2022-0088

Enbridge Gas Inc. has applied to the Ontario Energy Board for approval to construct:

  • 7.3 kilometres of 2-inch polyethylene natural gas distribution pipeline
  • 385 metres of 4-inch polyethylene natural gas distribution pipeline
  • 115 metres of 4-inch steel natural gas distribution pipeline


Enbridge Gas has also applied for approval of the form of agreement that it has offered or will offer to landowners affected by the routing or location of the pipelines.

Updated on: August 23, 2022
EB-2022-0149

Wataynikaneyap Power LP is the owner and operator of a new transmission system that is being constructed in northwestern Ontario to reinforce part of the existing transmission system and to connect certain remote First Nations communities to the provincial electricity transmission system.

Updated on: December 2, 2022
  • Kingston Hydro Corporation
EB-2022-0044

Kingston Hydro Corporation 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 Kingston Hydro Corporation would see the following increase.

Residential 750 kWh $1.40 per month
General Service less than 50kW
(2,000 kWh)
$0.85 per month

Other customers, including businesses, may also be affected.

Updated on: November 30, 2022
  • Enbridge Gas Inc.
EB-2022-0157

Enbridge Gas Inc. has applied to the Ontario Energy Board for approval to construct two pipelines and associated ancillary facilities, which are collectively referred to as the Panhandle Regional Expansion Project. The first pipeline, called the Panhandle Loop, involves the construction of approximately 19 kilometres of 36-inch diameter steel pipeline that will originate at Enbridge Gas Inc.’s existing Dover Transmission Station in the Municipality of Chatham Kent and tie in to an existing pipeline at a new valve site station, in the Municipality of Lakeshore. Enbridge Gas Inc.

Updated on: August 15, 2022
  • Enbridge Gas Inc.
EB-2022-0110

Enbridge Gas Inc. has applied to dispose of the balances of certain deferral and variance accounts.

If the application is approved as filed, a typical residential customer of Enbridge Gas Inc. will see the following one-time billing adjustment, effective January 1, 2023:

EGD Rate Zone (former Enbridge Gas Distribution Inc. customers):

Updated on: November 9, 2022
EB-2022-0171

Imperial Oil Limited has applied to the Ontario Energy Board for approval to construct approximately 2 kilometres of 12-inch nominal pipe size pipeline, in the City of Hamilton. If approved, the new pipeline will replace a 2 kilometre segment of Imperial Oil Limited’s Sarnia Products Pipeline system that is used to transport refined oil products from Imperial Oil Limited’s Waterdown Pump Station to its Nanticoke Pump Station. Imperial Oil Limited states that it is necessary to relocate the pipeline so as not to impede Lafarge Canada Inc.’s mining operations in the area.

Updated on: September 16, 2022
  • Hydro One Networks Inc.
EB-2022-0140

Hydro One Networks Inc. is asking the Ontario Energy Board for permission to construct approximately 49 kilometres of 230 kilovolt double-circuit transmission line between Chatham Switching Station and Lakeshore Transformer Station and associated station facilities to connect the new transmission line at the terminal stations. The work will be completed in the municipalities of Chatham-Kent and Lakeshore and county of Essex.

Updated on: November 28, 2022
  • Enbridge Gas Inc.
EB-2022-0111

Enbridge Gas Inc. has applied to the Ontario Energy Board for approval to construct the Bobcaygeon Community Expansion Project which involves the construction of:

(i) A Supply Lateral, through the City of Kawartha Lakes to Bobcaygeon consisting of:

Updated on: May 30, 2022
  • 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
  • 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: November 10, 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-2021-0243

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: November 25, 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: November 25, 2022