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 18 major applications before the Ontario Energy Board right now.
Ex. EB-2016-0003 or ‘Toronto Hydro’
  • 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
  • Union Gas Limited
EB-2018-0306

Union Gas Limited has applied to the Ontario Energy Board for approval to construct approximately 10.8 kilometres of natural gas transmission pipeline and associated facilities in the County of Oxford and the County of Perth.

If approved, the proposed natural gas transmission pipeline would run along the public road allowance on 41st Line from the Beachville Transmission Station in the County of Oxford to a new proposed valve site to tie into an existing pipeline located near the intersection of 41st Line and Perth-Oxford Road.

Updated on: December 5, 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
  • Algoma Power Inc.
EB-2018-0271

Algoma Power Inc. and Dubreuil Lumber Inc. have applied to the Ontario Energy Board for approval for Dubreuil Lumber Inc. to sell its electricity distribution system to Algoma Power Inc. to operate as part of its electricity distribution company.

Updated on: November 29, 2018
  • Hydro One Networks Inc.
EB-2018-0257

Hydro One Networks Inc. is asking the Ontario Energy Board (OEB) for permission to upgrade one circuit of a 115 kilometre idle 115 kilovolt electricity transmission line. At the same time, it intends to refurbish the adjacent transmission circuit on the same towers. Hydro One Networks Inc. is also asking permission to upgrade associated station facilities from Timmins Transformer Station to Shiningtree Junction. These upgrades will supply IAMGOLD’s Côté Mine facility located approximately 20 km southwest of Gogama, Ontario.

Updated on: November 13, 2018
  • Lakeland Power Distribution Ltd.
EB-2018-0050

Lakeland Power Distribution Ltd. has applied to the Ontario Energy Board to change its electricity distribution rates effective May 1, 2019 and to harmonize the rates and charges of the former Parry Sound Power Corporation and Lakeland Power Distribution Ltd. If the application is approved, a typical residential customer and general service customer will see the following change per month:

Updated on: December 3, 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: December 11, 2018
EB-2018-0190

Wataynikaneyap Power is asking the Ontario Energy Board (OEB) for permission to construct a total of approximately 1,724 kilometres of electricity transmission lines and associated facilities in northwestern Ontario. The transmission lines will connect sixteen remote First Nation communities (and permit the potential future connection of an additional community) north of Pickle Lake and Red Lake to the provincial electricity grid. This involves the construction of:

Updated on: September 17, 2018
  • Veridian Connections Inc.
  • Whitby Hydro Electric Corporation
EB-2018-0236

Veridian Connections Inc. and Whitby Hydro Electric Corporation have asked the Ontario Energy Board to approve:

Updated on: September 14, 2018
  • Niagara-On-The-Lake Hydro Inc.
EB-2018-0056

Niagara-on-the-Lake Hydro Inc. has applied to the Ontario Energy Board to raise its electricity distribution rates effective May 1, 2019. If the application is approved, a typical residential customer of Niagara-on-the-Lake Hydro Inc. would see an increase of approximately $1.29 per month. Other customers, including businesses, may also be affected.

Updated on: September 26, 2018
  • Enbridge Gas Distribution Inc.
EB-2018-0097

Enbridge Gas Distribution Inc. has applied for approval to construct approximately 3.2 kilometres of natural gas pipeline in the North York area of the City of Toronto.

If approved, this pipeline project would involve the construction of 3.2 kilometres of natural gas pipeline and ancillary facilities. Enbridge Gas Distribution Inc. says the project is needed to serve current and future load requirements in the North York area of the City of Toronto.

Updated on: August 31, 2018
  • Hydro One Networks Inc.
EB-2017-0364

Hydro One Networks 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 403 kilometres of 230 kilovolt overhead electricity transmission line connecting Lakehead Transformer Station and Wawa Transformer Station (Lake Superior Link Project).

Hydro One Networks Inc. is also asking the OEB to approve the form of agreement it offers to landowners to use their land for routing or construction of the proposed Lake Superior Link Project.

Updated on: August 10, 2018
  • 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: May 29, 2018
  • Erie Thames Powerlines Corporation
EB-2018-0082

Erie Thames Powerlines Corporation (owned by ERTH Corporation), has applied to the Ontario Energy Board for approval to acquire all of the shares of West Coast Huron Energy Inc., which is owned by the Town of Goderich. In return, the Town of Goderich will receive shares in ERTH Corporation. The applicants are also seeking approval to transfer the distribution licence and rate orders of West Coast Huron Energy Inc.

Updated on: April 16, 2018
  • 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: May 8, 2018
  • Hydro One Networks Inc.
EB-2017-0049

Hydro One Networks Inc. has applied to the Ontario Energy Board to raise its electricity distribution rates effective January 1, 2018 and continuing each year for another 4 years, until December 31, 2022. If the application is approved, a typical residential customer of Hydro One Networks Inc., using 750 kWh per month, would see increases as set out in the table below: 

2018 an increase of $2.79 per month 
2019 an increase of $2.47 per month 
2020 an increase of $2.31 per month 
2021 an increase of $1.95 per month 
2022 an increase of $2.23 per month 

Updated on: October 16, 2017
  • Natural Resource Gas Limited
EB-2016-0236

Natural Resource Gas Limited has applied to the Ontario Energy Board in their current application to increase the amount it charges a typical residential customer by $8.90 per month starting October 1, 2016. Other customers, including businesses, may also be affected. 

Natural Resource Gas Limited has also applied to change certain retail service charges (connection, disconnection, transfer and other customer service charges). It is important to review the application carefully to determine whether you may be affected by these changes.
 

Updated on: September 23, 2017