Review of Miscellaneous Rates and Charges

Case number
EB-2015-0304
Launched
Sector
Electricity
Status
Active
Details

The OEB is initiating a comprehensive policy review of miscellaneous rates and charges applied by electricity distributors for specific activities or services they provide to their customers. 

The first phase of the review of miscellaneous rates and charges will include:

a) review of wireline pole attachments and the methodology used for determining charges, including the appropriate treatment of any revenues that carriers may receive from third parties.

b) review of the other miscellaneous rates and charges  including the methodology for setting the charges, the appropriate level of standardization across the province and mechanisms for keeping the charges up to date.

Subsequent phases will address the retail service charges and other regulated charges.

See all documents for this consultation (EB-2015-0304)

Updates
Updates
Date Issue / Document
July 19, 2018

The OEB has issued its draft report on Energy Retailer Service Charges.

May 28, 2018

The OEB has posted an updated Pole Attachment Work Form.

March 22, 2018

The OEB has issued its final report on Wireline Pole Attachment Charges.

January 12, 2018

The OEB has extended the date for filing comments on the Draft Report for all interested stakeholders to February 9, 2018.

January 4, 2018

The OEB has extended the date for filing comments on the Draft Report for all interested stakeholders to January 31, 2018.

December 18, 2017

The OEB issued a letter requesting comments from industry stakeholders and interested parties on a Draft Report of the Board entitled Framework for Determining Wireline Pole Attachment Charges.

August 2, 2017

The OEB has issued a letter with the updated composition of the Energy Retailer Service Charges working group.

July 28, 2017

The OEB has issued a letter that establishes the composition of the Energy Retailer Service Charges working group.

July 10, 2017

The OEB has received the following expressions of interest to be on the Energy Retailer Service Charges Working Group:

May 31, 2017

The OEB has issued a letter initiating the next phase in its review of miscellaneous rates and charges which will be the review of Energy Retailer Service Charges for electricity and natural gas distributors.

February 9, 2016

The OEB has issued a letter that establishes the composition of the Pole Attachments Working Group (PAWG).

January 14, 2016

The OEB has received the following expressions of interest to be on the Pole Attachment Working Group.

November 5, 2015

The OEB has issued a letter initiating a comprehensive policy review of miscellaneous rates and charges.

Pole Attachment Working Group

Date Issue / Document
March 7, 2017
February 16, 2017

OEB staff sent a list of key issues to the working group which included a description and question prepared by OEB staff and Nordicity related to each issue.  OEB staff requested that the working group members collaborate to provide their feedback and comments on each key issue.    

January 31, 2017
November 24, 2016
July 27, 2016
May 20, 2016
Optional Tables

Energy Retailer Service Charges Working Group

Date Issue / Document
December 1, 2017

The OEB has received the following written comments from members of the working group.

November 15, 2017

Meeting #4:

October 20, 2017

Meeting #3:

September 29, 2017

Meeting #2:

September 7, 2017

Meeting #1: