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 14 major applications before the Ontario Energy Board right now.
Ex. EB-2016-0003 or ‘Toronto Hydro’
  • 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
EB-2021-0096

Imperial Oil Limited has asked the Ontario Energy Board for approval to expropriate interests in certain lands in the City of Mississauga and the City of Toronto needed to construct, operate and maintain a hydrocarbon pipeline and related facilities.

Updated on: March 12, 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: January 22, 2021
  • Espanola Regional Hydro Distribution Corporation
EB-2020-0020

Espanola Regional Hydro Distribution Corporation has applied to raise its electricity distribution rates and other charges.

Espanola Regional Hydro Distribution Corporation 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 Espanola Regional Hydro Distribution Corporation would see the following increase.

Updated on: January 20, 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
  • Hearst Power Distribution Company Limited
EB-2020-0027

Hearst Power Distribution Company 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 Hearst Power Distribution Company Limited would see the following increase: 

Updated on: January 8, 2021
  • Hydro One Networks Inc.
EB-2020-0265

Hydro One Networks Inc. is asking the Ontario Energy Board for permission to reconductor approximately 11.9 kilometres of single circuit 230 kilovolt transmission lines (known as M30A and M31A circuits) from Hawthorne Transmission Station to Merivale Transmission Station, in the Ottawa area. If the application is approved as filed, Hydro One Networks Inc. will reconductor the M30A and M31A circuits with a dual-bundled (two conductors per phase) circuit configuration. The M30A and M31A circuits currently consist of 3 phases each and with each phase consisting of a single conductor.

Updated on: December 21, 2020
  • Enbridge Gas Inc.
EB-2020-0256

Enbridge Gas Inc. has applied for approval to increase the maximum operating pressure of three natural gas storage pools, to drill a natural gas storage well, and to construct a natural gas pipeline and ancillary facilities in the Township of St Clair in Lambton County.

Enbridge Gas Inc. has applied to the Ontario Energy Board for approval to increase the maximum operating pressure of its Ladysmith, Corunna and Seckerton natural storage pools in order to increase the storage capacity and deliverability of these pools.

Updated on: December 10, 2020
  • Wellington North Power Inc.
EB-2020-0061

Wellington North Power Inc. 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 Wellington North Power Inc. would see the following increase.

Residential 750 kWh $1.23 per month
General Service less than 50kW (2000 kWh) $6.93 per month

Other customers, including businesses, may also be affected. 

Updated on: December 1, 2020
EB-2020-0150

Upper Canada Transmission, Inc. (operating as NextBridge Infrastructure, LP) has applied for approval of its rates and other charges to transmit electricity in Ontario.

Upper Canada Transmission, Inc. has applied to the Ontario Energy Board for approval of the revenue it proposes to earn in year 2022 and to increase transmission rates effective April 1, 2022, to recover this revenue. If the application is approved as filed, the monthly bill of a typical residential and general service customer would increase by the following amounts:

Updated on: November 25, 2020
  • Burlington Hydro Inc.
EB-2020-0007

Burlington Hydro Inc. has applied to the Ontario Energy Board to change 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 Burlington Hydro Inc. would see the following increase:

Residential (750 kWh) $2.73 per month
General Service less than 50 kW (2,000 kWh) $6.21 per month


Other customers, including businesses, may also be affected.

Updated on: December 14, 2020
  • Enbridge Gas Inc.
EB-2020-0134

Enbridge Gas Inc. has applied to the Ontario Energy Board for approval to dispose of amounts recorded in certain deferral and variance accounts and for approval of the amount of its 2019 earnings that it is required to share with customers.

If the application is approved as filed, a typical residential customer in the EGD Rate Zone (former Enbridge Gas Distribution Inc. customers) would pay a one-time charge of $0.74 in January 2021.

A typical residential customer in each of the Union Rate Zones (former Union Gas Limited customers) would see the following impacts:

Updated on: January 26, 2021
  • Halton Hills Hydro Inc.
EB-2020-0026

Halton Hills Hydro Inc. 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 Halton Hills Hydro Inc. would see the following increase.

Residential (750 kWh) $6.83 per month
General Service less than 50 kW (2,000 kWh) $29.74 per month

Other customers, including businesses, may also be affected.

Updated on: April 8, 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 rates class.

To assist seasonal customers in understanding the potential impact of this case on their bills, the OEB directed Hydro One to provide, and seasonal customers should now have received, a Notice that includes a range of possible estimated bill impacts as a result of moving to a different residential rate class.

Updated on: March 10, 2021