Current major applications

Here is a list of major rate applications from utilities that may be of interest to consumers including:

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

To view a full list of applications we're currently considering, visit Applications before the OEB. Find out more about the application process and how to participate in an OEB hearing.

Reviewing Rates

$9.6M

avoided rate increases from OEB review of 11 major electricity rate applications

1.78%

inflationary rate increases for 53 electricity utilities

103

rate-related decisions issued

273

total decisions

There are 30 major applications before the Ontario Energy Board right now.
Ex. EB-2016-0003 or ‘Toronto Hydro’
  • Enbridge Gas Inc.
EB-2023-0260

Enbridge Gas Inc. has applied for approval to construct approximately 345 metres of natural gas pipelines in the City of Toronto.

Updated on: December 4, 2023
  • Ottawa River Power Corporation
EB-2023-0047

Ottawa River Power Corporation has applied to change its electricity distribution rates, effective May 1, 2024.

The application also seeks to establish new rate riders to dispose of regulatory deferral and variance accounts (including material adjustments) and to establish a new account. The application includes a refund to customers of over-collected global adjustment.

Updated on: December 1, 2023
  • Westario Power Inc.
EB-2023-0058

Westario Power Inc. has applied to change its electricity distribution rates effective January 1, 2024.

If the application is approved as filed, a typical residential customer and a typical general service customer of Westario Power Inc. would see the following increase:

Updated on: November 28, 2023
  • Toronto Hydro-Electric System Limited
EB-2023-0195

Toronto Hydro-Electric System Limited has applied to the Ontario Energy Board with a plan to set the amount it charges for electricity distribution in each of the five years beginning on January 1, 2025 and ending on December 31, 2029. Toronto Hydro-Electric System Limited is also applying to clear several deferral and variance accounts by rate riders in each of these years. As part of this application, Toronto Hydro-Electric System Limited has proposed a rate-setting formula and related elements that would set its distribution rates over this period.

Updated on: December 4, 2023
  • Wasaga Distribution Inc.
EB-2023-0055

Wasaga Distribution Inc. has applied to increase its electricity distribution rates, effective May 1, 2024.

If the application is approved as filed, a typical residential customer and a typical general service customer of Wasaga Distribution Inc. would see the following increase:

Updated on: November 13, 2023
  • London Hydro Inc.
EB-2023-0037

London Hydro Inc. has applied to change its electricity distribution rates, effective May 1, 2024.

If the application is approved as filed, a typical residential customer and a typical general service customer of London Hydro would see the following increase:

Updated on: November 2, 2023
  • Hydro One Networks Inc.
EB-2023-0291

Hydro One Networks Inc. has applied for Renewable Generation Connection Rate Protection Compensation Amounts

Hydro One Networks Inc. has applied for the following approvals effective January 1, 2024:

Updated on: October 30, 2023
  • Enbridge Gas Inc.
EB-2023-0196

Enbridge Gas Inc. has applied to increase its natural gas distribution rates.

Enbridge Gas Inc. has applied to increase its natural gas rates effective April 1, 2024, to recover costs associated with meeting its obligations under the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act and the regulations under the Ontario Emissions Performance Standards, as well as to recover other related account balances.

If the application is approved as filed, a typical residential customer of Enbridge Gas Inc. would see the following annual increase:

Updated on: October 24, 2023
  • Orangeville Hydro Limited
EB-2023-0045

Orangeville Hydro Limited has applied to change its electricity distribution rates and other charges

If the application is approved as filed, a typical residential customer and a typical general service customer of Orangeville Hydro Limited would see the following change effective May 1, 2024:

Updated on: October 24, 2023
  • Enbridge Gas Inc.
EB-2023-0304

Enbridge Gas Inc. has applied to renew its natural gas franchise agreement with the City of Sault Ste. Marie.

Enbridge Gas Inc. (Enbridge Gas) is asking the OEB for:

Updated on: December 6, 2023
  • Enbridge Gas Inc.
EB-2023-0312

Enbridge Gas Inc. has applied to renew its natural gas franchise agreement with the Town of Fort Frances

Enbridge Gas Inc. (Enbridge Gas) is asking the OEB for:

Updated on: October 20, 2023
  • Enbridge Gas Inc.
EB-2023-0201

Enbridge Gas Inc. has applied to construct natural gas pipelines in the Townships of Admaston/Bromley, North Algona Wilberforce and Bonnechere Valley, in Renfrew County

Enbridge Gas Inc. (the applicant) has applied for approval of/to:

Updated on: October 17, 2023
  • Enbridge Gas Inc.
EB-2023-0261

Enbridge Gas Inc. has applied to construct natural gas pipelines in the community of Neustadt, within the Municipality of West Grey.

Enbridge Gas Inc. (the applicant) has applied for approval of/to:

Updated on: October 11, 2023
  • Enbridge Gas Inc.
EB-2023-0200

Enbridge Gas Inc. has applied to the Ontario Energy Board for an order granting leave to construct natural gas pipelines in the community of Sandford, within the Township of Uxbridge. The pipelines consist of approximately 4.9 kilometres of Nominal Pipe Size (NPS) 2-inch polyethylene (PE) distribution pipeline and approximately 8.4 kilometres of NPS 4-inch PE distribution pipeline. Enbridge Gas Inc. is also proposing to construct ancillary facilities. The location of the proposed pipelines is shown in the map.

Updated on: September 25, 2023
  • Hydro One Networks Inc.
EB-2023-0030

Hydro One Networks Inc. has applied to the Ontario Energy Board to raise its electricity distribution rates effective January 1, 2024. If the application is approved as filed, a typical residential customer and a typical general service customer of Hydro One Networks Inc. would see the following monthly increase:

Residential 750 kWh$0.85
General Service less than 50kW$6.23


Other customers, including businesses, may also be affected.

Updated on: September 8, 2023
  • Synergy North Corporation
EB-2023-0052

Synergy North Corporation has applied to the Ontario Energy Board to change its electricity distribution rates effective May 1, 2024. If the application is approved as filed, a typical residential customer and a typical general service customer of Synergy North Corporation would see the following change:

Updated on: September 7, 2023
  • Enbridge Gas Inc.
EB-2023-0175

Enbridge Gas Inc. has applied to the Ontario Energy Board for approval to construct approximately 15.3 kilometres of Nominal Pipe Size (NPS) 6-inch steel pipeline, in the Municipality of Brooke-Alvinston and the Township of Warwick, in Lambton County, Ontario.

Updated on: August 25, 2023
  • Hydro One Networks Inc.
EB-2023-0198

Hydro One Networks Inc. is asking the Ontario Energy Board (OEB) for permission to construct approximately 360 kilometers of 230 kilovolt electricity transmission line and associated facilities between the Lakehead Transformer Station and the Mackenzie Transformer Station, and between the Mackenzie Transformer Station and the Dryden Transformer Station, in the regions of Thunder Bay, Rainy River and Kenora, Ontario.

Updated on: August 25, 2023
  • EPCOR Natural Gas Limited Partnership
EB-2022-0246

EPCOR Natural Gas Limited Partnership has applied to the Ontario Energy Board for an order granting leave to construct natural gas pipelines and ancillary facilities in the Municipality of Kincardine, the Township of Arran-Elderslie, the Municipality of Brockton and the Municipality of West Grey. The pipelines consist of approximately 34.1 km of Nominal Pipe Size (NPS) 4-inch polyethylene (PE) natural gas distribution pipeline and approximately 46.5 km of NPS 2-inch PE natural gas distribution pipeline.

Updated on: July 25, 2023
EB-2023-0168

Wataynikaneyap Power LP owns and operates a new electricity transmission system that is being constructed in northwestern Ontario to reinforce the transmission system to Pickle Lake and to connect certain remote First Nation communities to the provincial electricity transmission system.

Updated on: December 4, 2023
EB-2023-0061

Hydro One Sault Ste. Marie Limited Partnership is asking the Ontario Energy Board for permission to refurbish approximately 90.5 kilometers of an existing 115 kilovolt electricity transmission line between Third Line Transmission Station and Mackay Transmission Station that connects the Montreal River area with the Sault Ste. Marie area.

Updated on: July 11, 2023
  • Enbridge Gas Inc.
EB-2023-0092

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, 2024:

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

  • Residential Rate 1 Sales Service and Direct Purchase customers will see a one-time billing charge of $2.74, effective January 1, 2024.

Union Rate Zone (former Union Gas Limited customers)

Updated on: July 11, 2023
  • InnPower Corporation
EB-2023-0033

InnPower Corporation has applied to the Ontario Energy Board to raise its electricity distribution rates effective January 1, 2024.

If the application is approved as filed, residential customers would see no change to their monthly distribution service charge, which is capped under the provincial Distribution Rate Protection program.

A typical customer of InnPower Corporation in the General Service less than 50kW rate class would see an increase of $1.97 per month if the application is approved as filed. Other customers, including businesses, may also be affected.

Updated on: November 30, 2023
  • Enbridge Gas Inc.
EB-2023-0062

Enbridge Gas Inc. has applied to the Ontario Energy Board for approval to dispose of amounts recorded in certain 2021 deferral and variance accounts related to its delivery of natural gas conservation and energy efficiency programs.

If the application is approved as filed, Enbridge Gas Inc. says that it would have the following bill impact on typical customers:

Updated on: August 29, 2023
  • 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: October 19, 2023
  • 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: July 6, 2023
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 (OEB) is commencing Phase 2 of 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 30, 2023