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 17 major applications before the Ontario Energy Board right now.
Ex. EB-2016-0003 or ‘Toronto Hydro’
  • Hydro One Networks Inc.
EB-2021-0107

Hydro One Networks Inc. is asking the Ontario Energy Board for permission to upgrade approximately 180 kilometres of single circuit 115 kilovolt transmission lines from Ansonville Transformer Station to Kirkland Lake Transformer Station. The work will be completed in the townships of Iroquois Falls, Black River-Matheson and Kirkland Lake. The proposed upgrade is needed to meet load requirements in the Kirkland-Lake area and to meet end-of-life sustainment requirements.

Updated on: September 15, 2021
  • London Hydro Inc.
EB-2021-0041

London Hydro Inc. has applied to the Ontario Energy Board to raise its electricity distribution rates effective May 1, 2022. If the application is approved as filed, a typical residential customer and a typical general service customer of London Hydro Inc. would see the following increase:

Residential 750 kWh $2.14 per month
General Service less than 50kW (2,000 kWh) $5.04 per month


Other customers, including businesses, may also be affected.

Updated on: September 14, 2021
  • Milton Hydro Distribution Inc.
EB-2021-0042

Milton Hydro Distribution Inc. has applied to raise its electricity distribution rates effective January 1, 2022.

Milton Hydro Distribution Inc. has applied to the Ontario Energy Board to raise its electricity distribution rates effective January 1, 2022. If the application is approved as filed, a typical residential customer and a typical general service customer of Milton Hydro Distribution Inc. would see the following increase:

Updated on: August 27, 2021
  • Hydro One Networks Inc.
EB-2021-0110

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 and the amount it charges for electricity distribution in each of five years beginning on January 1, 2023 and ending on December 31, 2027.

Transmission Ratepayers

The Ontario Energy Board’s decision on the transmission portion of this application will have an effect on all electricity consumers in Ontario. The cost of transmission is reflected in the delivery charges included on customer bills.

Updated on: August 24, 2021
  • Grimsby Power Incorporated
EB-2021-0027

Grimsby Power Inc. has applied to the Ontario Energy Board to raise its electricity distribution rates effective January 1, 2022. If the application is approved as filed, a typical residential customer and a typical general service customer of Grimsby Power Inc. would see the following increase:

Residential 750 kWh $1.65 per month
General Service less than 50kW (2,000 kWh) $7.35 per month


Other customers, including businesses, may also be affected.

Updated on: August 16, 2021
  • Hydro One Networks Inc.
EB-2021-0136

Hydro One Networks Inc. is asking the Ontario Energy Board for permission to reconductor approximately 21.7 kilometres of single circuit 230 kilovolt transmission line from Trafalgar Transformer Station to Richview Transformer Station and 13.7 kilometres of single circuit 230 kilovolt transmission line from Trafalgar Transformer Station to Tomken Junction. The work will be completed in the cities of Toronto and Mississauga. These facilities are required to facilitate increased transfers from western Ontario supply and to increase the efficiency of the Ontario electricity grid. 

Updated on: August 6, 2021
EB-2021-0212

The Ontario Energy Board is commencing a hearing on its own motion to consider the inflation factor to be used to set rates for electricity transmitters and electricity and natural gas distributors for the year 2022.

The OEB is initiating this proceeding on its own motion to review the inflation factors that are to be used to set rates for the year 2022.

Updated on: August 10, 2021
  • Canadian Niagara Power Inc.
EB-2021-0011

Canadian Niagara Power Inc. has applied to the Ontario Energy Board to increase its electricity distribution rates effective January 1, 2022. If the application is approved as filed, a typical residential customer and a typical general service customer of Canadian Niagara Power Inc. would see the following change.

Residential 750 kWh $4.50 per month
General Service less than 50kW (2,000 kWh) $5.33 per month

 

Updated on: July 22, 2021
  • Enbridge Gas Inc.
EB-2021-0149

Enbridge Gas Inc. has applied to dispose of the balances in certain deferral and variance accounts.

If the application is approved as filed, a typical residential customer of Enbridge Gas Inc. will see the following one-time billing adjustment, effective October 1, 2021:

Residential Customer Bill Impacts

Updated on: June 23, 2021
  • Brantford Power Inc.
EB-2021-0009

Brantford Power Inc. has applied to the Ontario Energy Board to raise its electricity distribution rates effective January 1, 2022. If the application is approved as filed, a typical residential customer and a typical general service customer of Brantford Power Inc. would see the following increase.

Residential 750 kWh $5.53 per month
General Service less than 50kW (2,000 kWh) $10.64 per month

 

Other customers may also be affected.

Updated on: May 28, 2021
  • Enbridge Gas Inc.
EB-2021-0002

Enbridge Gas Inc. is asking the Ontario Energy Board for approval of a new natural gas demand side management (conservation) framework, effective January 1, 2022 and for approval of the conservation programs that would be offered to customers under the framework during 2022 to 2027.

Enbridge Gas Inc. is asking the Ontario Energy Board to approve the conservation program budget for 2022, the base year of the 6-year plan, and its proposal to escalate the base year budget annually, using a formula which would adjust the base year budget for inflation and other factors.

Updated on: August 27, 2021
  • Lakefront Utilities Inc.
EB-2021-0039

Lakefront Utilities Inc. has applied to the Ontario Energy Board to increase its electricity distribution rates effective January 1, 2022. If the application is approved as filed, a typical residential customer and a typical general service customer of Lakefront Utilities Inc. would see the following change.

Updated on: May 18, 2021
EB-2021-0134

Wataynikaneyap Power LP is the owner and operator of a new transmission system that is being constructed in northwestern Ontario to reinforce part of the existing transmission system and to connect certain remote First Nations communities to the provincial electricity transmission system.

Updated on: May 17, 2021
  • Enbridge Gas Inc.
EB-2020-0293

Enbridge Gas Inc. has applied for approval to construct approximately 19.8 kilometres of natural gas pipeline and ancillary facilities in the City of Ottawa.

Updated on: March 22, 2021
  • North Bay Hydro Distribution Limited
EB-2020-0043

North Bay Hydro Distribution Limited has applied to raise its electricity distribution rates and other charges.

North Bay Hydro Distribution Limited has applied to the Ontario Energy Board to raise its electricity distribution rates effective May 1, 2021. If the application is approved as filed, a typical residential customer and a typical general service customer of North Bay Hydro Distribution Limited would see the following increase.

Updated on: September 9, 2021
  • Ontario Power Generation Inc.
EB-2020-0290

Ontario Power Generation Inc. has applied to the Ontario Energy Board with a plan to increase the amount it charges for the output of its nuclear generating facilities in each of the five years beginning January 1, 2022 and ending on December 31, 2026. Ontario Power Generation Inc. has also applied to the Ontario Energy Board to maintain, with no change, the base payment amount it charges for the output of its regulated hydroelectric generating facilities for the period from January 1, 2022 to December 31, 2026 at the payment amount in effect on December 31, 2021.

Updated on: January 15, 2021
  • Hydro One Networks Inc.
EB-2020-0246, EB-2019-0234, EB-2016-0315

OEB is moving forward with the elimination of Hydro One’s seasonal rate class.

The OEB has found that the distribution rates currently charged to Hydro One’s seasonal customers do not appropriately reflect the cost to serve them. In other words, some seasonal customers are paying less than they should be and others are paying more than they should be. A little more than half of customers will see an increase and the remaining customers will see a bill decrease.

Updated on: June 8, 2021