The OEB carries out policy development using a number of processes including proceedings, industry task forces, stakeholder working groups and public consultation.

Date Launched Case no. Project Sector Status
1489636800 EB-2017-0129
Initiative to develop a Framework for the Assessment of Distributor Gas Supply Plans.
Natural Gas Active
1469160000 EB-2016-0179
The OEB has commenced a new initiative to introduce requirements that Regulated Entities must follow when responding to a consumer complaint that has been received by the OEB and forwarded to the Regulated Entity for response.
Electricity, Natural Gas Active
1468814400 EB-2016-0201
The OEB has issued its Regulated Price Plan Roadmap: Guideline for Pilot Projects on RPP Pricing.
Electricity Active
1467000000 EB-2016-0274
On June 27, 2016, the Minister of Energy asked the OEB to examine and provide advice on options for an appropriate electricity rate (or rate assistance) for on-reserve First Nations electricity consumers.
Electricity Active
1466568000 EB-2014-0255
The OEB is initiating a consultation to develop guidance on corporate governance for OEB rate-regulated utilities.
Electricity, Natural Gas Active
1460606400 EB-2016-0153
The OEB has released the Report of the Ontario Energy Board - Defining Ontario’s Typical Electricity Customer.
Electricity Complete
1457586000 EB-2015-0363
Consultation to develop a natural gas regulatory framework to support the implementation of Ontario’s Cap and Trade program.
Natural Gas Complete
1455166800 EB-2016-0032
Policy consultation to review the non-bulk electrical grid and associated business systems in Ontario that could impact the protection of personal information and smart grid reliability.
Electricity Active
1452142800 EB-2016-0003
Policy consultation aimed at ensuring the cost responsibility provisions for load customers in the TSC and DSC are aligned and facilitate regional planning and the implementation of regional infrastructure plans.
Electricity Active
1446699600 EB-2015-0304
The OEB initiated a comprehensive policy review of miscellaneous rates and charges applied by electricity distributors for specific activities or services they provide to their customers.
Electricity Active
1444968000 EB-2015-0238
The OEB initiated a consultation on distributor gas supply planning. The consultation will focus on gas supply and transportation planning strategies and the risk/cost trade-offs considered in the plans.
Natural Gas Active
1444017600 EB-2015-0268
Consultation regarding proposed amendments to the OEB’s codes, rules and other regulatory instruments applicable to electricity retailers and natural gas marketers.
Electricity, Natural Gas Active
1432785600 EB-2015-0043
Consultation on rate design for commercial and industrial electricity customers.
Electricity Active
1431576000 EB-2015-0040
Consultation on rate-regulated utility pensions and other post-employment benefits (OPEBs).
Electricity, Natural Gas Active
1429243200 EB-2015-0159
Phase II of the Intervenor Framework consultation.
Electricity, Natural Gas Complete
1428465600 EB-2015-0117
The OEB oversaw the completion of a natural gas potential study to inform natural gas efficiency planning and programs.
Natural Gas Complete
1427688000 EB-2015-0148
The implementation of the OESP, a program to provide ongoing, and on-bill, rate assistance for low-income electricity consumers in Ontario.
Electricity Complete
1406260800 EB-2011-0043
The Regional Planning Standing Committee (RPSC) was established to assume custodial accountability for the Regional Planning Process.
Electricity Active
1397102400 EB-2014-0134
Consultation to develop a new DSM Framework to be used by natural gas distributors in developing their next DSM plans for 2015 to 2020.
Natural Gas Complete
1383278400 --
The OEB assessed the potential benefits and impacts of the proposed Energy East Pipeline from an Ontario perspective.
Natural Gas Complete
1372305600 EB-2013-0294
The Advisory Committee provides the Board with ongoing assistance on emerging smart grid issues as the Board proceeds with facilitating the development and implementation of smart grid in Ontario.
Electricity Active
1353906000 EB-2012-0410
Initiative to create a rate design that provides greater stability for the consumer.
Electricity Complete
1313985600 EB-2011-0140, EB-2015-0216
The Minister of Energy asked the OEB to create a process for selecting the most qualified and cost-effective transmission company to develop the East-West Tie transmission line that connects Northeast and Northwest Ontario.
Electricity Active
1301630400 EB-2011-0043
Consultation to promote the cost-effective development of electricity infrastructure through coordinated planning on a regional basis between licensed distributors and transmitters.
Electricity Complete
1301630400 EB-2011-0043
The Board initiated two working groups associated with Regional Infrastructure Planning.
Electricity Complete
1292562000 EB-2010-0379
Consultative process to address how the Board might create conditions which will foster the cost-effective and efficient implementation of Board-approved network investment plans.
Electricity Complete
1288152000 EB-2010-0377, EB-2010-0378, EB-2010-0379
The Board initiated a coordinated consultative process to develop a renewed regulatory framework for electricity (RRFE).
Electricity Complete
1262322000 EB-2010-0215
CDM Strategies, Board-Approved CDM Programs, Performance Incentive and Annual Reports.
Electricity Active
1245988800 --
In accordance with Board requirements, electricity distributors file quarterly reports on smart meter deployment and the application of Time-of-Use pricing.
Electricity Complete
1142917200 EB-2016-0152
The Board initiated a consultative process to discuss the filing requirements for Ontario Power Generation’s next payment amounts application.
Electricity Active
1131685200 --
Information on conservation matters related to natural gas distributors.
Natural Gas Active
1131685200 --
Information on the implementation and evaluation of Board-approved CDM Programs and other electricity conservation matters
Electricity Active
1120190400 EB-2004-0205
Monthly updates for the RPP Variance Settlement Amount.
Electricity Active
1116388800 EB-2004-0205
The OEB developed an electricity price plan that provides stable and predictable electricity pricing.
Electricity Active