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The OEB has extended the current fixed Regulated Price Plan (RPP) price of 8.5 cents per kilowatt hour until February 9, 2021.

The OEB has posted Price Comparison templates for Natural Gas Contracts for Utilities Kingston valid from February 1, 2021.

The OEB has accepted an Assurance of Voluntary Compliance from Alectra Energy Services Inc., a licensed unit sub-meter provider which provides services to consumers under the trade name PowerStream Energy Services, following an OEB inspection into the company’s disconnection practices. The inspection found that Alectra Energy Services Inc. did not comply with certain regulatory requirements for disconnection. This reflects the OEB’s commitment to protecting consumers by ensuring that regulated companies fulfil all of their regulatory requirements prior to disconnecting a customer.

The OEB has released an updated variance settlement factor that is to be used by electricity distributors to calculate a one-time credit or charge for consumers who choose to stop purchasing electricity through the Regulated Price Plan. This factor is called the "Final RPP Variance Settlement Factor" and is updated on the OEB website monthly.

The OEB has posted a DER Impact Study prepared by ICF. The OEB has also issued a letter inviting stakeholders to a meeting to discuss the results of LEI’s COVID-19 Impact Studies and ICF’s DER Impact Study.

The OEB has issued a letter to inform stakeholders of the membership of the newly constituted Regional Planning Process Advisory Group (RPPAG) and the scope of the RPPAG’s work to assist the OEB with its review of the regional planning process.

The OEB has accepted an Assurance of Voluntary Compliance from InnPower Corporation following an OEB inspection into the company’s regulatory accounting processes. The inspection found that the company charged rates to its customers that did not comply with an OEB rate order. This reflects the OEB’s commitment to protecting consumers by ensuring that regulated companies fulfil all of their regulatory requirements.

The OEB has issued guidance to electricity distributors regarding the recovery of the Global Adjustment charges that were previously deferred for the months of April, May and June 2020.

The OEB has set new electricity prices for households and small businesses for January 1 to January 28, 2021. In accordance with regulatory amendments made today, all consumers on the Regulated Price Plan will pay a fixed price of 8.5 ¢/kWh for all the electricity they consume, regardless of the time of day or the total volume consumed.

The OEB has issued guidance to regulated entities on the implementation of the 8.5 ¢/kWh fixed price that will apply to all electricity consumption from January 1 to January 28, 2021 by consumers on the Regulated Price Plan.

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