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The OEB has issued a Staff Discussion Paper and the reports of its two expert consultants on the Activity and Program Based Benchmarking (APB) initiative. This phase of the initiative sets out to establish an APB framework for electricity distributors. APB will be implemented for electricity transmitters, gas distributors and Ontario Power Generation in subsequent phases.

The OEB has released a Staff Report to the Board on Rate Design for Commercial and Industrial Electricity Customers (EB-2015-0043). The Report summarizes consultations held with stakeholders, analysis, and presents staff’s recommendations on changes to support an evolving energy sector.

The OEB has issued detailed accounting guidance related to commodity pass-through variance accounts: Account 1588 RSVA Power and Account 1589 RSVA GA.

The OEB has issued its Decision and Order on Energy Retailer Service Charges effective May 1, 2019.

The OEB has issued a Notice of Amendment to the Distribution System Code that is related to the Code Amendments that were issued on December 18, 2018 to facilitate the implementation of Regional Plans.

The OEB has posted a Directive from the Minister of Energy, Northern Development and Mines regarding the East-West Tie project.

News Release: Consumers encouraged to have their say on Phase 2 of Customer Service Rules Review

The OEB is initiating a consultation to consider the merits of moving to a single annual natural gas rate application that will include both delivery-related and commodity-related rates from each rate-regulated natural gas distributor.

The OEB has posted the 2017 Report for the LEAP Emergency Financial Assistance program.

Today, the OEB launched the OEB Innovation Sandbox, where utilities and other companies in the energy sector can get regulatory advice or seek relief for new ideas, products and services that demonstrate a potential consumer benefit.

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