Current major applications

Here is a list of major rate applications from utilities. Also listed here are other applications from energy companies that may be of interest to consumers including:

  • Requests to change a service area (Service Area Amendment)
  • Requests to change corporate ownership structure, e.g. to merge with another company (Mergers, Acquisitions, Amalgamations and Divestitures, or MAADs)
  • Requests to construct electricity or natural gas infrastructure like wires and pipelines (Leave to Construct).

To view a full list of applications we're currently considering, visit our industry section.

There are 21 major applications before the Ontario Energy Board right now.
Ex. EB-2016-0003 or ‘Toronto Hydro’
  • Enbridge Gas Inc.
EB-2019-0172

Enbridge Gas Inc. has applied for approval to construct approximately 64 kilometres of natural gas pipeline and ancillary facilities in the Municipality of Chatham-Kent as well as the Town of Lakeshore and the Town of Tecumseh, both located in the County of Essex.

If the application is approved as filed, a 64 kilometre section of Enbridge Gas Inc.’s existing Windsor Line pipeline, comprising 8 inch and 10 inch diameter sections, would be replaced by a new 6 inch diameter natural gas pipeline.

Updated on: September 16, 2019
EB-2018-0329

The Corporation of the Town of Marathon has applied to the Ontario Energy Board for approval to construct a total of 116.5 kilometres of natural gas pipelines in the Town of Marathon, Township of Manitouwadge, Township of Schreiber, Township of Terrace Bay and Municipality of Wawa.

Updated on: September 13, 2019
EB-2019-0178

B2M Limited Partnership has applied to increase the amount it charges to transmit electricity in Ontario.

B2M Limited Partnership has applied to the Ontario Energy Board for approval of a five-year plan to set the amount it charges to transmit electricity. If the application is approved as filed, it would result in the following impacts on the monthly bill of a typical Hydro One Networks Inc. residential customer and general service customer:

Updated on: August 22, 2019
  • Hydro One Networks Inc.
EB-2016-0315

Hydro One Networks Inc. (Hydro One) has a customer distribution rate class known as the seasonal class. These are residential customers that receive electrical service at dwellings that they do not occupy long enough during the year to meet the requirements for the year-round residential customer distribution rate class.* The dwellings in question can include cottages, chalets and camps.

Updated on: September 17, 2019
  • Alectra Utilities Corporation
EB-2019-0018

Alectra Utilities Corporation applied to the Ontario Energy Board to raise the electricity distribution rates it charges in its five rate zones effective January 1, 2020:

Updated on: July 16, 2019
  • Hydro One Networks Inc.
  • Hydro Ottawa Limited
EB-2019-0077

Hydro One Networks Inc. and Hydro Ottawa Ltd. have applied to the Ontario Energy Board to rebuild and extend an existing transmission line and to build a municipal transformer station.

Hydro One Networks Inc. and Hydro Ottawa Ltd. are asking the Ontario Energy Board (OEB) for permission to:

Updated on: June 26, 2019
  • Enbridge Gas Inc.
EB-2019-0006

Enbridge Gas Inc. has applied to the Ontario Energy Board for approval to construct approximately 1.7 kilometres of natural gas pipeline and associated facilities in the City of Ottawa. 

If approved, the proposed natural gas pipeline would replace a section of pipeline on St. Laurent Boulevard between Montreal Road and Donald Street, in the City of Ottawa. Enbridge Gas Inc. says the project is needed to address pipeline integrity issues. 

Updated on: June 13, 2019
  • Algoma Power Inc.
EB-2019-0019

Algoma Power Inc. has applied to the Ontario Energy Board (OEB) to raise its electricity distribution rates effective January 1, 2020. If the application is approved as filed, a typical residential customer using 750 kWh per month and a typical commercial customer using 2,000 kWh per month would see an increase by the following amounts:

Updated on: June 10, 2019
  • Enbridge Gas Inc.
EB-2019-0012

Enbridge Gas Inc. has applied for approval to drill an exploratory well within the designated storage area of the Ladysmith Storage Pool in the Township of St. Clair, in the County of Lambton.

Updated on: May 31, 2019
EB-2019-0127

Upper Canada Transmission, Inc. operating as NextBridge Infrastructure is asking the Ontario Energy Board for permission to expropriate interests in certain lands to construct and operate a new double circuit 230 kilovolt overhead electricity transmission line between Thunder Bay and Wawa in northwestern Ontario (EastWest Tie Project).

Updated on: September 12, 2019
  • ENWIN Utilities Ltd.
EB-2019-0032

Enwin Utilities Ltd. has applied to the Ontario Energy Board to change its electricity distribution rates effective January 1, 2020. If the application is approved, a typical residential customer and a typical general service customer of Enwin Utilities Ltd. would see the following changes:

Updated on: May 24, 2019
  • Kitchener-Wilmot Hydro Inc.
EB-2019-0049

Kitchener-Wilmot Hydro Inc. has applied to the Ontario Energy Board to raise its electricity distribution rates effective January 1, 2020. If the application is approved, a typical residential customer and a typical general service customer of Kitchener-Wilmot Hydro Inc. would see the following increases:

Residential (750 kWh) $2.24 per month
General Service less than 50 kW (2,000 kWh) $6.01 per month


Other customers, including businesses, may also be affected.

Updated on: May 17, 2019
  • Hydro One Networks Inc.
EB-2019-0082

Hydro One Networks Inc. has applied to the Ontario Energy Board for approval of a plan to set the amount it charges for using its transmission system in each of the three years beginning on January 1, 2020 and ending on December 31, 2022.

If the application is approved as filed, Hydro One Networks Inc. estimates that the monthly bill of a typical residential customer using 750 kWh per month and a typical General Service < 50 kW customer using 2,000 kWh per month would increase by the following amounts:

Updated on: May 2, 2019
  • EPCOR Natural Gas Limited Partnership
EB-2018-0264

EPCOR Natural Gas Limited Partnership has applied for approval of natural gas distribution rates and charges it proposes to charge customers in the municipalities of Arran-Elderslie and Kincardine, and the Township of Huron-Kinloss, effective January 1, 2019.

Updated on: April 22, 2019
EB-2019-0007

Imperial Oil Limited has applied to the Ontario Energy Board for approval to construct 63 kilometres of pipeline and associated infrastructure to transport refined oil products from its facility in the City of Hamilton to its facility in the City of Toronto.

Updated on: April 12, 2019
  • Enbridge Gas Inc.
EB-2018-0305

The Ontario Energy Board approved the amalgamation of Enbridge Gas Distribution Inc. and Union Gas Limited in August 2018. The companies have amalgamated to form Enbridge Gas Inc.

Enbridge Gas Inc. has applied to the Ontario Energy Board to raise its natural gas rates effective January 1, 2019. If the application is approved as filed, the yearly bill of a typical residential customer within the former Enbridge Gas Distribution Inc. and Union Gas Limited rate zones will increase by the following amounts:

Updated on: September 12, 2019
EB-2018-0316

The Independent Electricity System Operator, in its capacity as the Smart Metering Entity, has applied for approval to provide access to certain non-personal data to third parties at market prices.

Updated on: January 10, 2019
  • Hydro One Inc.
EB-2018-0242

Peterborough Distribution Inc. has applied for approval to amalgamate with Peterborough Utilities Services Inc.; to transfer its distribution licence and rate order to the amalgamated company (AmalCo); and to then sell the distribution system to 1937680 Ontario Inc. Approval to transfer the AmalCo distribution licence and rate order to 1937680 Ontario Inc. is also requested. Hydro One Inc. is the parent company of 1937680 Ontario Inc.

Updated on: December 6, 2018
  • Hydro One Inc.
EB-2018-0270

Hydro One Inc., the owner of Hydro One Networks Inc., has applied to the Ontario Energy Board for approval to purchase all of the shares of Orillia Power Distribution Corporation for $41.3 million, consisting of a cash payment of $26.4 million and the assumption of Orillia Power Distribution Corporation’s $14.9 million debt. Hydro One Networks Inc. is asking the Ontario Energy Board to amend its distribution licence to allow Hydro One Networks Inc. to serve Orillia Power Distribution Corporation’s customers.

Updated on: July 3, 2019
  • Toronto Hydro-Electric System Limited
EB-2018-0165

Toronto Hydro-Electric System Limited has applied to the Ontario Energy Board with a plan to set the amount it charges for electricity distribution in each of five years beginning on January 1, 2020 and ending on December 31, 2024. If approved, the amount Toronto Hydro-Electric System Limited charges each month for the typical residential customer using 750 kWh per month and for the typical General Service < 50kW customer using 2000 kWh per month would decrease in the first year, followed by an increase in each subsequent year by the following amounts:

Updated on: March 29, 2019
  • Hydro One Networks Inc.
EB-2017-0182 / EB-2017-0194

Upper Canada Transmission, Inc. is asking the Ontario Energy Board (OEB) for permission to expand the electricity transmission network in the area between Wawa and Thunder Bay. This involves the construction of approximately 450 kilometres of 230 kilovolt electricity overhead transmission line connecting Wawa TS with Lakehead TS (the East-West Tie Line Project).

Hydro One Networks Inc. is asking the OEB for permission to upgrade the associated station facilities.

Updated on: January 17, 2019