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 13 major applications before the Ontario Energy Board right now.
Ex. EB-2016-0003 or ‘Toronto Hydro’
  • Enbridge Gas Inc.
EB-2022-0247

Enbridge Gas Inc. has applied to the Ontario Energy Board for approval to construct approximately 831 metres of natural gas pipelines in the City of Toronto. Enbridge Gas Inc. states that the project will be constructed in two phases. The first phase of the project is proposed to commence in September 2023 and will entail the relocation and construction of approximately 430 metres of natural gas pipelines. The second phase is proposed to commence in April 2025 and will entail the relocation and construction of approximately 401 metres of natural gas pipelines. Enbridge Gas Inc.

Updated on: January 16, 2023
  • 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: January 30, 2023
  • 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-2022-0157

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: January 13, 2023
  • 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
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, EB-2022-0325

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: December 30, 2022
  • 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