Current major applications

Here is a list of major rate applications from utilities. Also listed here are other applications that may be of interest to consumers, including applications from energy companies asking to change their service territory, to merge or amalgamate with another company or to construct electricity or natural gas infrastructure like wires and pipelines.

To view a full list of applications we're currently considering, visit our industry section.

There are 22 major applications before the Ontario Energy Board right now.
Ex. EB-2016-0003 or ‘Toronto Hydro’
  • Hydro One Networks Inc.
EB-2018-0119

The Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) and Hydro One Networks Inc. (Hydro One) filed a joint application requesting that the Ontario Energy Board review the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) Reliability Standard TPL-007-2 - Transmission System Planned Performance for Geomagnetic Disturbance Events (the Proposed Standard).

Updated on: May 22, 2018
  • PUC Distribution Inc.
EB-2017-0071

PUC Distribution Inc. has applied to the Ontario Energy Board to raise its electricity distribution rates effective May 1, 2018. If the application is approved, a typical residential customer of PUC Distribution Inc. would see an increase of approximately $6.98 per month. Other customers, including businesses, may also be affected.

Updated on: May 10, 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
  • Alectra Utilities Corporation
  • Guelph Hydro Electric Systems Inc.
EB-2018-0014

Alectra Utilities Corporation and Guelph Hydro Electric Systems Inc. have applied for approval to amalgamate and continue as Alectra Utilities Corporation.

Alectra Utilities Corporation and Guelph Hydro Electric Systems Inc. have asked the Ontario Energy Board to approve:

Updated on: April 11, 2018
  • Hydro One Networks Inc.
EB-2018-0098

Hydro One Networks Inc. has applied to the Ontario Energy Board to upgrade an existing transmission line and associated station facilities.

Hydro One Networks Inc. is asking the Ontario Energy Board (OEB) for permission to upgrade approximately 32 kilometres of existing 115 kilovolt electricity overhead transmission line between Spruce Falls Junction and Carmichael Falls Junction and associated station facilities at Kapuskasing Transformer Station. The proposed upgrades are required to serve the Kapuskasing area once the current generation facilities’ contracts expire in 2020.

Updated on: March 28, 2018
  • Union Gas Limited
EB-2018-0013

Union Gas Limited has applied to the Ontario Energy Board for approval to construct a natural gas transmission pipeline and associated facilities in the Town of Lakeshore and the Town of Kingsville in the County of Essex.

If approved, the proposed 19 kilometre natural gas transmission pipeline would run from an interconnection point on Union Gas Limited’s existing Panhandle Transmission System pipeline in the Town of Lakeshore to a new station in the Town of Kingsville, both in the County of Essex, as shown on the map below.

Updated on: March 21, 2018
  • Enbridge Gas Distribution Inc.
EB-2017-0319

Enbridge Gas Distribution Inc. has requested approval for the methodology to set site specific monthly service fees for its new Renewable Natural Gas Enabling Program and a specific $25.20 per tonne per month service fee for 2018 for its new Geothermal Energy Service Program. Enbridge Gas Distribution Inc. says that customers of the programs will pay for the full costs of the programs and existing natural gas customers will not be harmed and will benefit over the life cycle of the programs.

Updated on: February 21, 2018
EB-2017-0373

The Corporation of the Town of Collingwood and EPCOR Collingwood Distribution Corp. have applied to the Ontario Energy Board for approval of two share purchase transactions that would result in EPCOR Collingwood Distribution Corp. becoming the new owner of Collus PowerStream Corp.

Updated on: February 13, 2018
  • Enbridge Gas Distribution Inc.
EB-2017-0261

Enbridge Gas Distribution Inc. has applied to the Ontario Energy Board for approval:

Updated on: January 26, 2018
  • Essex Powerlines Corporation
EB-2017-0039

Essex Powerlines Corporation has applied to the Ontario Energy Board to raise its electricity distribution rates effective May 1, 2018. If the application is approved, a typical residential customer of Essex Powerlines Corporation would see an increase of approximately $0.90 per month. Other customers, including businesses, may also be affected.

Updated on: December 6, 2017
  • Enbridge Gas Distribution Inc.
  • Union Gas Limited
  • EPCOR Natural Gas Limited Partnership
EB-2017-0224

Enbridge Gas Distribution Inc. (EB-2017-0224), Union Gas Limited (EB-2017-0255) and EPCOR Natural Gas Limited Partnership (EB-2017-0275) have each applied for approval to recover the costs associated with their 2018 cap and trade compliance plans.

Updated on: February 20, 2018
  • Enbridge Gas Distribution Inc.
  • Union Gas Limited
EB-2017-0307

Enbridge Gas Distribution Inc. and Union Gas Limited have jointly asked the Ontario Energy Board to approve a new framework that, if approved, would be used to set rates for the delivery of natural gas to customers in every year from 2019 to the end of 2028. 

Updated on: December 6, 2017
  • Enbridge Gas Distribution Inc.
  • Union Gas Limited
EB-2017-0306

Enbridge Gas Distribution Inc. and Union Gas Limited have applied to the Ontario Energy Board to amalgamate to form a single natural gas distribution, transportation and storage company effective January 1, 2019. The amalgamated utility would serve over 3.5 million natural gas customers in Ontario.

Enbridge Gas Distribution Inc. and Union Gas Limited say that their customers will not pay any costs related to the amalgamation and that if the Ontario Energy Board approves the amalgamation, customers will receive a total benefit of $410 million over a ten-year period.

Updated on: December 1, 2017
  • Erie Thames Powerlines Corporation
EB-2017-0038

Erie Thames Power Lines Corporation has applied to the Ontario Energy Board (OEB) to increase typical residential electricity distribution rates by $2.70 per month. Other customers may also be affected.
    

Updated on: November 27, 2017
  • Hydro One Remote Communities Inc.
EB-2017-0051

Hydro One Remote Communities Inc. has applied to the Ontario Energy Board to raise its electricity rates effective May 1, 2018. If the application is approved:

Updated on: January 5, 2018
  • Sioux Lookout Hydro Inc.
EB-2017-0073

Sioux Lookout Hydro has applied to the Ontario Energy Board to increase typical residential electricity distribution rates by $6.77 per month. Other customers will also be affected. The distribution rate increase of $5.76 per month as provided by Sioux Lookout Hydro in its original application was revised to $6.77 due to the correction of certain technical errors and the use of the most up-to-date information.

 

Updated on: April 5, 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
  • Newmarket-Tay Power Distribution Ltd.
EB-2017-0269

Newmarket-Tay Power Distribution Ltd. has applied to the Ontario Energy Board for approval to purchase all of the shares of Midland Power Utility Corporation for $27,663,911 plus $200,000 for transaction costs and expenses. Newmarket-Tay Power Distribution Ltd. and Midland Power Utility Corporation intend to amalgamate upon completion of the share purchase. The applicants say that the costs of the purchase will not be funded by ratepayers and that the rates for the customers of Newmarket-Tay Power Distribution Ltd. and Midland Power Utility Corporation will remain separate until 2027.

Updated on: September 23, 2017
  • Hydro Hawkesbury Inc.
EB-2017-0048

Hydro Hawkesbury Inc. has applied to the Ontario Energy Board to raise its electricity distribution rates effective January 1, 2018. If the application is approved, a typical residential customer of Hydro Hawkesbury Inc. would see an increase of approximately $0.15 each month. Other customers, including businesses, may be affected as well.

Hydro Hawkesbury Inc. has also applied to change other charges, including an increase to the microFIT service charge. It is important to review the application carefully to determine whether you may be affected by these changes.

Updated on: October 16, 2017
  • 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
  • Ontario Power Generation Inc.
EB-2016-0152

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 and most of its hydroelectric generating facilities in each of the five years beginning on January 1, 2017 and ending on December 31, 2021. If the Ontario Energy Board approved the application as filed, Ontario Power Generation has calculated that the monthly bill for the typical residential customer using 750 kWh of electricity per month would change by the following amounts: 

2017: -$1.29 

Updated on: September 23, 2017