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The OEB’s extended Disconnection Ban will end on July 31, 2020

On March 19, 2020, the Ontario Energy Board (OEB) extended the ban on electricity disconnections for non-payment by three months to July 31, 2020, and broadened it to include small business customers.

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New electricity pricing for TOU customers begins June 1, 2020

To support families, small businesses and farms while Ontario plans for the safe and gradual reopening of the province, the Government of Ontario has introduced a new fixed electricity price of 12.8 ¢/kWh for customers that are on time-of-use (TOU) prices. Starting June 1, 2020, that price applies to electricity used at all hours of the day, seven days a week. Having the same price apply at all hours of the day is a more predictable way to pay for power at a time when Ontarians continue to work and learn from home.

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COVID-19 - Off-peak electricity pricing extended to May 31, 2020

To support Ontarians through the rapidly evolving COVID-19 situation, the Government of Ontario issued an Emergency Order under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act to provide a measure of temporary emergency relief for electricity customers.

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OEB COVID-19 Update

There are a number of measures being taken in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.                                                      

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Speeches and presentations

OEN Luncheon

September 28, 2017
by Rosemarie T. Leclair, Chair and CEO

 

EDA Annual General Meeting

March 27, 2017
by Rosemarie T. Leclair, Chair and CEO

 

EDA Annual General Meeting

March 1, 2016
by Rosemarie T. Leclair, Chair and CEO

 

APPrO Conference 2015

November 17, 2015
by Rosemarie T. Leclair, Chair and CEO

 

EDA Georgian Bay District Meeting

September 17, 2015
by Rosemarie T. Leclair, Chair and CEO

 

World Forum on Energy Regulation VI

May 25, 2015
by Ken Quesnelle, Vice-Chair

 

Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs

May 20, 2015
by Rosemarie T. Leclair, Chair and CEO

 

CAMPUT Conference 2015

May 12, 2015
by Rosemarie T. Leclair, Chair and CEO

 

Toronto Region Board of Trade

December 3, 2014
by Rosemarie T. Leclair, Chair and CEO

 

Ontario Energy Network

April 28, 2014
by Rosemarie T. Leclair, Chair and CEO

 

Northwinds 10th Annual Electricity Invitational Forum

January 29, 2014
by Rosemarie T. Leclair, Chair and CEO

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Media releases

The Ontario Energy Board (OEB) has accepted an Assurance of Voluntary Compliance (AVC) from ONIT Energy Ltd. (ONIT Energy), a licensed energy retailer that operates in Ontario under the trade name Ontario Wholesale Energy, following an inspection into customers that were entered into electricity retail contracts or supplied natural gas without valid customer authorization.

The Ontario Energy Board (OEB) has accepted an Assurance of Voluntary Compliance (AVC) from Newmarket-Tay Power Distribution Ltd. (Newmarket-Tay Power), an OEB-licensed electricity distributor, following an inspection into the company’s disconnection practices which were found to be non-compliant with OEB rules.

Beginning Monday, August 31, 2020, small businesses and registered charities can apply for financial support under the COVID-19 Energy Assistance Program for Small Business (CEAP-SB) if they are eligible for the program.

The Ontario Energy Board (OEB) has accepted an Assurance of Voluntary Compliance (AVC) from Oshawa PUC Networks Inc. (Oshawa PUC), an OEB-licensed electricity distributor, following an inspection into the company’s disconnection practices.

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