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 19 major applications before the Ontario Energy Board right now.
Ex. EB-2016-0003 or ‘Toronto Hydro’
  • Enbridge Gas Inc.
EB-2020-0105

Enbridge Gas Inc. has applied for approval to drill natural gas storage wells in the Kimball-Colinville Storage Pool and the Payne Storage Pool, in St. Clair Township in the County of Lambton.

Updated on: May 8, 2020
  • Enbridge Gas Inc.
EB-2019-0294

Enbridge Gas Inc. has applied for approval to construct natural gas pipelines in the City of Markham, Regional Municipality of York, for the purposes of a pilot project involving the distribution of blended natural gas composed of methane with up to 2% hydrogen by volume to approximately 3600 existing customers.

Updated on: April 22, 2020
  • Hydro 2000 Inc.
EB-2019-0041

Hydro 2000 Inc. has applied to the Ontario Energy Board to raise its electricity distribution rates effective May 1, 2020. If the application is approved, a typical residential customer, and a typical general service customer of Hydro 2000 Inc., would see the following increases:

Updated on: April 15, 2020
  • Enbridge Gas Inc.
EB-2020-0074

Enbridge Gas Inc. has applied for approval to increase the maximum operating pressure of the Black Creek, Coveny and Wilkesport natural gas storage pools, in Sombra Township in the County of Lambton.

Updated on: March 13, 2020
  • Hydro Ottawa Limited
EB-2019-0261

Hydro Ottawa 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, 2021 and ending on December 31, 2025. If the application is approved as filed, the amount Hydro Ottawa 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 increase by the following amounts:

Updated on: March 5, 2020
  • Enbridge Gas Inc.
EB-2019-0188

Enbridge Gas Inc. has applied to the Ontario Energy Board for approval to construct approximately 27 kilometres of natural gas pipelines and associated facilities to serve the area around Northshore Road and Peninsula Road, in the City of North Bay.

Updated on: May 7, 2020
EB-2019-0287

Tribute Energy Storage Inc. has applied for an order to revoke the designation of the natural gas storage areas known as the Bayfield Pool and Stanley 4-7-XI Pool, in the Township of Stanley.

Updated on: April 9, 2020
  • Enbridge Gas Inc.
EB-2019-0159

Enbridge Gas Inc. has applied to the Ontario Energy Board for approval to construct 10.2 kilometres of natural gas pipeline and associated facilities in the City of Hamilton.

Enbridge Gas Inc. has also applied the Ontario Energy Board for approval of its Integrated Resource Planning Proposal.

If the application is approved as filed, Enbridge Gas Inc. proposes to construct 10.2 kilometres of 48-inch diameter natural gas pipeline between the Kirkwall Valve Site and the Hamilton Valve Site, including associated facilities.

Updated on: January 7, 2020
  • Enbridge Gas Inc.
EB-2019-0247

Enbridge Gas Inc. (Enbridge Gas) has applied to the Ontario Energy Board for approval to increase its rates effective April 1, 2020, to recover the costs associated with meeting its obligations under the federal government’s Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act. Enbridge Gas has also applied to recover from customers the balances in the related deferral and variance accounts.

Updated on: February 12, 2020
  • Enbridge Gas Inc.
EB-2019-0271

Enbridge Gas Inc. applied to the Ontario Energy Board for approval of its natural gas conservation programs for the period Jan 1, 2021 to December 31, 2021.

Enbridge Gas is asking the Ontario Energy Board for approval to extend the current OEB-approved natural gas conservation programs (including budgets, targets and incentive structures) for 2021. The current programs expire at the end of 2020. If the application is approved as filed, the amount Enbridge Gas Inc. charges each month to a typical residential customer for conservation programs would continue to be:

Updated on: December 18, 2019
  • Greater Sudbury Hydro Inc.
EB-2019-0037

Greater Sudbury Hydro Inc. has applied to raise its electricity distribution rates and other charges.

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

Updated on: December 20, 2019
EB-2018-0275

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

Niagara Reinforcement Limited Partnership has applied to the Ontario Energy Board for approval of the revenue it proposes to earn in year 2020 and to increase transmission rates effective January 1, 2020, to recover the proposed 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: April 13, 2020
  • Hydro One Networks Inc.
EB-2018-0117

Hydro One Networks Inc. has applied to the Ontario Energy Board for approval to upgrade two existing transmission lines and two transformer stations, in the Barrie and Innisfil areas.

Hydro One Networks Inc. is asking the Ontario Energy Board for approval to:

Updated on: April 23, 2020
  • Enbridge Gas Inc.
EB-2019-0183

Enbridge Gas Inc. has applied to the Ontario Energy Board for approval to construct approximately 34 kilometres of natural gas pipeline and associated facilities in the Municipality of West Grey and the Township of Chatsworth, both in the County of Grey.

Enbridge Gas Inc. has also applied to introduce a new firm transportation service for gas distributors under Rate M17.

If the application is approved as filed, Enbridge Gas Inc. proposes to construct approximately 34 kilometres of new 12-inch diameter natural gas pipeline and associated facilities.

Updated on: April 13, 2020
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: February 28, 2020
  • Hydro One Networks Inc.
EB-2016-0315

On March 12, 2020, the OEB issued a Decision and Order that found that Hydro One had cited grounds that have led the OEB to determine that the 2015 Decision to eliminate the Hydro One seasonal rate class should be reviewed. To find out more, jump to Status of the Proceeding.

 

Background

Updated on: May 19, 2020
  • 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: April 23, 2020
  • 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: April 30, 2020
  • 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: April 30, 2020