OPG Payment Amounts for Prescribed Generation Facilities

Under section 78.1 of the Ontario Energy Board Act, 1998, the Board is authorized to determine the payment amounts to be made to Ontario Power Generation Inc. (OPG) with respect to the output of certain of OPG’s generation facilities. These prescribed generation facilities are the nuclear generating stations operated by OPG (Pickering and Darlington), OPG’s baseload hydroelectric generation facilities (De Cew I, De Cew II, Sir Adam Beck I, Sir Adam Beck II, Sir Adam Beck pump storage generating station and R.H. Saunders), and 48 other hydroelectric generation facilities in the province.

Ontario Regulation 53/05, Payments Under Section 78.1 of the Act, (O.Reg. 53/05), sets out certain rules to be followed by the Board in determining payment amounts for the prescribed generation facilities.

Filing Guidelines:

Reports:

 

Documents

Date

Documents (EB-2016-0152)

May 27-16

OPG has filed an application for an order or orders relating to payment amounts for prescribed generation facilities commencing January 1, 2017.

Date

Documents (EB-2015-0374)

Mar 10-16

The OEB has released its Decision and Order regarding Ontario Power Generation’s application seeking approval to establish a deferral account.

Dec 22-15

OPG has filed an accounting order application seeking approval to establish a deferral account.

Date

Documents (EB-2014-0370)

Oct 8-15

The OEB has issued a Payment Amounts Order (EB-2014-0370).

Sep 10-15

The OEB has issued its decision regarding the application to dispose of balances in certain deferral and variance accounts.

Date

Documents (EB-2013-0321)

Jan 28-16

The OEB has released its decision regarding Ontario Power Generation’s motion filed December 10, 2014, for a review and variance of the OEB’s decision in file number EB-2013-0321.

Dec 18-14

The Board has issued a Payment Amounts Order (EB-2013-0321).

Nov 20-14

The Board has issued its Decision regarding Ontario Power Generation’s payment amounts for its regulated hydroelectric and nuclear generating facilities.

Date

Documents (EB-2012-0002)

Apr 18-13

The Board has issued a Payment Amounts Order (EB-2012-0002).

Mar 25-13

The Board made an oral decision on the settlement proposal regarding Ontario Power Generation’s application for an order or orders relating to deferral and variance accounts and the adoption of USGAAP for regulatory accounting purposes.

Date

Documents (EB-2012-0340)

Feb 17-15

The Board has issued a letter regarding Incentive Rate-setting for Ontario Power Generation’s Prescribed Generation Assets.

Mar 28-13

The Board has issued its Report of the Board: Incentive Rate-making for Ontario Power Generation’s Prescribed Generation Assets (EB-2012-0340).

Nov 5-12

The Board invited a second round of submissions to give consultation participants and interested parties an opportunity to react to issues presented in the first round of submissions.

Oct 11-12

On August 28, 2012, the Board held a stakeholder consultation on incentive ratemaking options for OPG’s prescribed generation assets. The Board has received submissions from the following parties:

Aug 29-12

The Board posted the voice recordings of the August 28th consultation on Incentive Rate Making Options for OPG’s Prescribed Generation Assets (EB-2012-0340).

Aug 29-12

The Board has posted presentations by participants.

Jul 31-12

On August 28, 2012, Board staff will conduct a stakeholder consultation on issues associated with incentive ratemaking options for setting payments for Ontario Power Generation’s prescribed generation assets. The consultation discussions will be based on a report prepared for Board staff by Power Advisory LLC, “Incentive Ratemaking Options for Ontario Power Generation’s Prescribed Generation Assets”.

May 11-12

The Board has posted a staff commissioned report prepared by Power Advisory LLC entitled: “Incentive Ratemaking Options for Ontario Power Generation’s Prescribed Generation Assets”. The Board intends to consult with stakeholders in due course on the issues related to an incentive rate making regime for OPG, including the options discussed in the Report.

Date

Documents (EB-2011-0432)

Mar 2-12

The Board has released its Decision and Order regarding Ontario Power Generation’s accounting order application seeking approval to establish a deferral account.

Dec 29-11

OPG has filed an accounting order application seeking approval to establish a deferral account.

Date

Documents (EB-2011-0286)

Nov 11-11

The Board has released its revised Filing Guidelines for Ontario Power Generation in Setting Payment Amounts for Prescribed Generation Facilities.

Date

Documents (EB-2010-0008)

Jun 23-11

The Board has released its decision regarding Ontario Power Generation’s motion filed March 30, 2011, for a review and variance of the Board’s decision in file number EB-2010-0008.

Apr 11-11

The Board has issued a Payment Amounts Order, as part of the payment amounts proceeding (EB-2010-0008).

Mar 10-11

The Ontario Energy Board has issued its decision regarding Ontario Power Generation’s payment amounts for its regulated hydroelectric and nuclear generating facilities.

Date

Documents (EB-2009-0331)

Nov 27-09

The Board has released its revised Filing Guidelines for Ontario Power Generation in Setting Payment Amounts for Prescribed Generation Facilities.

Nov 10-09

The Board has posted reply submissions received from parties related to submissions on the Revised Filing Guidelines and Staff Scoping Paper.

Nov 3-09

The Board has posted comments received from parties related to the Revised Filing Guidelines and Staff Scoping Paper.

Sep 24-09

The Board has issued a letter to stakeholders regarding a meeting and written consultation (EB-2009-0331) on OPG's next payment amounts application.

Date

Documents (EB-2009-0174)

Oct 6-09

The Board has released its decision regarding Ontario Power Generation’s application for an accounting order.

Date

Documents (EB-2007-0905)

May 11-09

The Board has released its decision regarding Ontario Power Generation’s motion, filed January 28, 2009, for a review and variance of the Board’s decision in file number EB-2007-0905.

Dec 19-08

The Board has released its decision regarding Ontario Power Generation’s motion, filed November 24, 2008, for a review and variance of the Board’s decision in file number EB-2007-0905.

Dec 2-08

The Board has issued a payment amounts order.

Nov 3-08

The Ontario Energy Board has released its decison regarding Ontario Power Generation’s payment levels for the output of its regulated nuclear and hydroelectric generating assets.

Date

Documents (EB-2006-0064)

Jul 27-07

The Board has released its Filing Guidelines for Ontario Power Generation in Setting Payment Amounts for Prescribed Generation Assets.

May 9-07

Board staff posted comments received from intervenors in regard to the "Staff Discussion Paper on the Filing Requirements for Ontario Power Generation, Setting Payment Amounts for Prescribed Generation Assets".

Mar 30-07

The Board has a Board staff discussion paper entitled, "Filing Requirements for Ontario Power Generation, Setting Payment Amounts for Prescribed Generation Assets".

Nov 30-06

The Board has issued the report "A Regulatory Methodology for Setting Payment Amounts for the Prescribed Generation Assets of Ontario Power Generation Inc. (EB-2006-0064)".

Oct 24-06

The Board Secretary posted a letter addressing issues regarding the OPA's October 2, 2006 submission on the Oral Presentations, intervenor funding and the release date of the Board's decision.

Oct 6-06

Comments from interested parties on the submissions and presentations at the September 15th Oral Presentations Session on Setting Payments for Output from OPG's Prescribed Assets.

Sep 8-06

Presentation materials from stakeholders and interested parties that are participating in the September 15th Oral Presentations.

Aug 29-06

On August 22, 2006, Energy Probe filed a letter with the Board posing a number of questions regarding the process that will be followed during the oral presentation phase scheduled for September 15, 2006. This letter provides clarification generally in relation to the process and, in so doing, provides clarification in relation to Energy Probe’s specific questions.

Aug 17-06

As stated in the letter posted on August 10, a set of questions has been prepared to guide participants in preparing their presentations for the meeting to be held September 15, 2006.

Aug 15-06

Reply submissions received from interested parties with respect to the Staff Discussion paper, "Regulatory Options for Setting Payments for the Output from OPG's Prescribed Generation Assets".

Aug 10-06

The OEB will hold a one day session allowing interested parties to make oral presentations to the Board on issues associated with the Board's selection of a methodology for setting payment amounts for the output from OPG's prescribed generation assets.

Jul 28-06

Comments received from stakeholders and interested parties on the final version of the Staff Discussion paper, "Regulatory Options for Setting Payments for the Output from OPG's Prescribed Generation Assets".

Jul 6-06

Board staff issued the final version of the Staff Discussion paper - "Regulatory Options for Setting Payments for the Output from OPG's Prescribed Generation Assets".

Jul 6-06

Comments on Draft 2 of the Staff Discussion Paper.

Jun 21-06

Board staff issued two reports: Draft 2 of the Staff Discussion Paper - "Regulatory Options for Setting Payments for the Output from OPG's Prescribed Assets" and a report prepared by London Economics International, LLC - "Alternatives for Regulating Prices Associated With Output From Designated Generation Assets".

Jun 16-06

Board staff presentation to interested parties on June 16, 2006:

Jun 8-06

Comments from interested parties on draft one of the Board staff Discussion Paper - "Regulatory Options for Setting Payments for the Output from OPG's Prescribed Generation Assets":

May 19-06

The Board has posted copies of three presentations by Ontario Power Generation Inc. to the meeting of interested parties on May 19, 2006.

May 8-06

The first draft of Board staff's Discussion Paper on the regulatory options for setting payments for Ontario Power Generation Inc.'s prescribed generation assets has been issued for comment.

Mar 21-06

The Board issued a "kick-off" letter outlining the process that it intends to follow in determining payment amounts for OPG's prescribed generation assets.