Net Metering Consultation

Case number
EB-2017-0200
Launched
Sector
Electricity
Status
Active
Details

The OEB expects that amendments to Ontario’s net metering regulation – O. Reg. 541/05 – will become effective on July 1, 2017 may increase consumer interest in net metering.  The OEB is initiating a policy consultation to explore and better understand a number of matters related to implementing the amended  regulation and determine best next steps.  The consultation will proceed in two stages. In the first stage OEB staff will be assisted by a Net Metering Working Group to collect information on these matters.  In the second stage the OEB will use the information gathered to determine possible next steps in the consultation.

Updates

Date Issue / Document
June 14, 2017

The OEB has selected a number of distributors and industry associations to be part of the Net Metering Working Group based on knowledge and experience with net metering.

May 25, 2017

The OEB is initiating a policy consultation to explore and better understand certain implementation matters related to amendments to Ontario's net metering regulation, and to assess whether changes to its policies and codes should be considered.