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 27 major applications before the Ontario Energy Board right now.
Ex. EB-2016-0003 or ‘Toronto Hydro’
  • 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
  • Enbridge Gas Inc.
EB-2019-0139

Enbridge Gas Inc. is asking the Ontario Energy Board for approval to charge a System Expansion Surcharge of $0.23 per m3 for a term of 40 years, to all new customers taking natural gas distribution service from a new pipeline that will provide natural gas service to the community of Chippewas of the Thames First Nation in Middlesex County. Enbridge Gas Inc. is also asking for approval to apply the System Expansion Surcharge of $0.23 per m3 to any future extensions to the proposed pipeline.

Updated on: May 30, 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: May 29, 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-2019-0120

Hydro One Networks Inc. has applied for approval of the allocation of construction costs of the Supply to Essex County Transmission Reinforcement project.

In 2015, the Ontario Energy Board (OEB) granted Hydro One Networks Inc. (Hydro One Networks) approval to build the Supply to Essex County Transmission Reinforcement project and to record the construction costs in a deferral account for recovery at a later date (EB-2013-0421).

Updated on: May 3, 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
  • EPCOR Natural Gas Limited Partnership
EB-2019-0101

EPCOR Natural Gas Limited Partnership has applied to raise its natural gas rates by $69.63 effective April 1, 2019, to recover costs associated with the Federal Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act.

Updated on: April 10, 2019
  • Enbridge Gas Inc.
EB-2018-0188

Enbridge Gas Inc. has applied to the Ontario Energy Board for approval to construct approximately 13.5 kilometres of natural gas pipelines in the Municipality of Chatham-Kent.

If approved, the proposed project would involve the construction of a 500-metre natural gas pipeline (Bear Line Section) and a 13-kilometre natural gas pipeline (Base Line Section) in the Municipality of Chatham-Kent. Enbridge Gas Inc. says the project is needed to serve potential growth and identified customer demand within the Municipality of Chatham-Kent. 

Updated on: March 29, 2019
  • Enbridge Gas Inc.
EB-2018-0226

Enbridge Gas Inc. has applied to the Ontario Energy Board for approval to construct approximately 8 metres of Extra High Pressure and approximately 6.4 kilometres of Intermediate Pressure natural gas pipeline and associated facilities to serve the Georgian Sands planned subdivision in Simcoe County.

Updated on: March 29, 2019
  • EPCOR Natural Gas Limited Partnership
EB-2018-0263

EPCOR Natural Gas Limited Partnership has applied to the Ontario Energy Board for approval to build 298 kilometres of natural gas pipeline needed to serve certain unserved communities within the Municipality of Arran-Elderslie, Municipality of Kincardine and Township of Huron-Kinloss, in Bruce County.

EPCOR Natural Gas Limited Partnership has also applied for approval of natural gas franchise agreements and certificates of public convenience and necessity that will permit it to distribute natural gas and construct and operate the proposed facilities.

Updated on: March 25, 2019
  • EPCOR Natural Gas Limited Partnership
EB-2018-0336

EPCOR Natural Gas Limited Partnership has applied to the Ontario Energy Board to change its natural gas distribution rates and schedule of service charges effective January 1, 2020. If the application is approved as filed, residential customers and certain commercial customers will see the following changes to their natural gas delivery rates, effective January 1, 2020:

Updated on: March 29, 2019
  • Enbridge Gas Inc.
EB-2019-0078

Enbridge Gas Inc. (formerly Enbridge Gas Distribution Inc.) is asking the Ontario Energy Board for permission to expropriate interests in certain lands in the City of Toronto to construct and operate a natural gas pipeline.

Enbridge Gas Distribution Inc. was granted permission to construct the natural gas pipeline on November 29, 2018 in the Ontario Energy Board’s Decision in EB-2018-0108.

Updated on: February 22, 2019
  • Enbridge Gas Inc.
EB-2018-0205

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). 

Updated on: March 29, 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: March 29, 2019
  • Chapleau Public Utilities Corporation
EB-2018-0087

Chapleau Public Utilities Corporation has applied to the Ontario Energy Board to raise its electricity distribution rates effective May 1, 2019. If the application is approved as filed, a typical residential customer and a typical general service customer of Chapleau Public Utilities Corporation would see the following increases:

Updated on: March 29, 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
  • Enbridge Gas Distribution Inc.
EB-2017-0354

Enbridge Gas Distribution Inc. has applied for approval to drill two natural gas wells and two observation wells within the designated storage areas of the Dow-Moore Storage Pool in the Township of Moore, in the County of Lambton.

Updated on: December 11, 2018
  • 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 Networks 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: November 30, 2018
  • 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
  • Energy+ Inc.
EB-2018-0028

Energy+ Inc. has applied to the Ontario Energy Board to change its electricity distribution rates effective January 1, 2019, to harmonize the rates and charges in the Cambridge and North Dumfries and Brant County service areas. 

If the application is approved, a typical residential customer of Energy+ Inc. in the Cambridge and North Dumfries service area will see an increase of approximately $2.43 per month. A typical residential customer in the Brant County service area will see a decrease of approximately $2.76 per month.

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