Authorization Under Section 53.18 of the Electricity Act, 1998

Case number
EB-2009-0111
Launched
Sector
Electricity
Status
Archived
Details

The Ontario Energy Board initiated a proceeding to determine whether, and if so under what conditions, certain distributors that have not otherwise been authorized to conduct discretionary metering activities in accordance with section 53.18 of the Electricity Act, 1998 should be authorized to do so by an order or orders of the Board.

Updates

Date Issue / Document
October 6, 2009

The Board has issued a Decision and Order in response to a Motion filed by the Federation of Rental-Housing Providers of Ontario, and given File No. EB-2009-0329, requesting a review of the Board’s Decision and Order in proceeding EB-2009-0111. Other documents in the EB-2009-0329 proceeding are available through the Regulatory Document Search (RDS)

August 13, 2009

The Board has issued a Decision and Order in proceeding EB-2009-0111 commenced on its own motion to determine whether, and if so under what conditions, exempt distributors should be authorized to conduct discretionary metering activities. For purposes of this proceeding, the exempt distributor must distribute electricity on land where a residential complex or an industrial, commercial or office building is located. The discretionary metering activities relate to the installation of smart sub-metering systems.

May 22, 2009

The Board has issued a Decision providing that it is not, at this time, satisfied that an oral hearing is required, and will therefore proceed by way of written hearing. The timelines set out in the Notice remain in effect.

May 5, 2009

The Board has issued a Notice of Written Hearing and Procedural Order No. 1 in proceeding EB-2009-0111 to determine whether, and if so under what conditions, exempt distributors should be authorized to conduct discretionary metering activities. For purposes of this proceeding, the exempt distributor must distribute electricity on land where a residential complex or an industrial, commercial or office building is located. The discretionary metering activities relate to the installation of smart sub-metering systems.