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 23 major applications before the Ontario Energy Board right now.
Ex. EB-2016-0003 or ‘Toronto Hydro’
  • 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
  • Enbridge Gas Inc.
EB-2020-0065

Enbridge Gas Inc. has applied for approval to construct approximately 2 kilometres of natural gas pipeline in the Township of North Dumfries within the Regional Municipality of Waterloo. 

Updated on: November 25, 2020
  • Hydro One Networks Inc.
EB-2020-0188

Hydro One Networks Inc. has applied to the Ontario Energy Board to build a high-voltage transmission line.

Hydro One Networks Inc. is asking the Ontario Energy Board for permission to construct approximately 5 circuit kilometres of 230 kilovolt electricity transmission line and associated facilities, in the City of Toronto. The transmission line would replace Hydro One Networks Inc.’s existing 7.2 circuit kilometres of 115 kilovolt transmission line connecting Esplanade Transformer Station to Terauley Transformer Station.

Updated on: November 18, 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-2020-0198

Enbridge Gas Inc. has applied to the Ontario Energy Board for approval to construct approximately 1.9 kilometres of 20-inch diameter and approximately eight metres of 24-inch diameter natural gas pipeline and ancillary facilities in the City of Toronto. Enbridge Gas Inc. has also applied for approval of the form of agreement it offers to landowners to use their land for construction of the proposed pipeline.

Updated on: November 16, 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: November 2, 2020
  • Enbridge Gas Inc.
EB-2020-0212

Enbridge Gas Inc. (Enbridge Gas) has applied to the Ontario Energy Board for approval to increase its rates effective April 1, 2021, to recover the costs associated with meeting its obligations under the federal government’s Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act.

Updated on: October 15, 2020
  • Enbridge Gas Inc.
EB-2020-0192

Enbridge Gas Inc. has applied for approval to construct approximately 90.5 kilometres of natural gas pipeline and ancillary facilities in the County of Lambton, the Township of Dawn-Euphemia, the County of Middlesex, the Municipality of Southwest Middlesex, the Municipality of Strathroy-Caradoc and the Municipality of Middlesex Centre.

Updated on: September 28, 2020
  • 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: November 25, 2020
  • Niagara Peninsula Energy Inc.
EB-2020-0040

Niagara Peninsula Energy Inc. has applied to raise its electricity distribution rates.

Niagara Peninsula Energy Inc. has applied to the Ontario Energy Board to raise its electricity distribution rates effective January 1, 2021. If the application is approved as-filed, a typical residential customer and a typical general service customer of Niagara Peninsula Energy Inc. would see the following increase.

Updated on: November 2, 2020
EB-2020-0219

Imperial Oil Limited (Imperial Oil) is seeking permission from the OEB to make an adjustment to the route of a petroleum products pipeline. If approved, this route adjustment will impact several properties and landowners that were not on the original route of the pipeline, which was approved by the OEB in a decision dated March 12, 2020.

Updated on: December 17, 2020
  • Enbridge Gas Inc.
EB-2020-0136

Enbridge Gas Inc. has applied for approval to construct approximately 4.8 kilometres of natural gas pipeline and ancillary facilities in the City of Toronto.

If the application is approved as filed, Enbridge Gas Inc. will replace approximately 4.5 kilometres of a 20-inch diameter pipeline along Lake Shore Boulevard from Cherry Street to Bathurst Street, and approximately 260 metres of a 20-inch diameter pipeline on Parliament Street from Mill Street to Lake Shore Boulevard East.

A map showing the location of the proposed pipeline is within the notice, below.

Updated on: December 17, 2020
  • Oshawa PUC Networks Inc.
EB-2020-0048

Oshawa PUC Networks Inc. has applied to raise its electricity distribution rates.

Oshawa PUC Networks Inc. has applied to the Ontario Energy Board to raise its electricity distribution rates effective January 1, 2021. If the application is approved as filed, a typical residential customer and a typical general service customer of Oshawa PUC Networks Inc. would see the following increases:

Updated on: November 2, 2020
  • Waterloo North Hydro Inc.
EB-2020-0059

Waterloo North Hydro Inc. has applied to raise its electricity distribution rates and other charges.

Waterloo North Hydro Inc. has applied to the Ontario Energy Board to raise its electricity distribution rates effective January 1, 2021. If the application is approved as filed, a typical residential customer and a typical general service customer of Waterloo North Hydro would see the following increases:

Updated on: November 2, 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: November 27, 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: November 20, 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
  • Hydro One Networks Inc.
EB-2020-0246, EB-2019-0234, EB-2016-0315

On September 17, 2020, the OEB issued its Decision and Order on Hydro One’s motion to review and vary the March 12, 2015 Decision that directed the elimination of Hydro One’s seasonal rate class. The OEB found that Hydro One’s Motion failed on its merits and confirmed the 2015 Decision to eliminate the seasonal class.

Updated on: January 8, 2021