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.
OEB Community Meeting
The OEB held a community meeting in Sioux Lookout on November 7, 2017. The purpose of this meeting was to hear directly from Sioux Lookout Hydro customers about the requests that Sioux Lookout Hydro has made in its rate application and to tell customers about the OEB’s rate review process.
OEB Staff Community Meeting Report
November 14, 2017 - OEB staff has issued a report summarizing comments, questions and concerns raised during the community meeting by customers who attended the meeting. The report is available publicly.
OEB Staff Report to Registrar
February 14, 2018 - OEB staff has issued its report to the Registrar identifying the issues that staff recommends should be considered for hearing and the recommended process for the hearing.
OEB Decision on Scope of Review
March 29, 2018 - The OEB has issued its Decision on the Scope of Review for Sioux Lookout Hydro Inc.’s electricity distribution rate application. This is the first decision on scope of review issued under the OEB's Proportionate Review pilot project. The Proportionate Review initiative is intended to align the OEB’s regulatory review with performance based regulation and is consistent with the Directive to the OEB from the Minister of Energy in respect of Ontario’s Long Term Energy Plan 2017, and included in the OEB’s LTEP Implementation Plan.
Rate Application (pdf)
- Cover Letter - Summary of Revisions to Original Application
- Exhibit 1 – Executive/Application Summaries, Bill Impacts & Administrative Documents
- Exhibit 2 – Rate Base
- Exhibit 3 – Operating Revenue
- Exhibit 4 – Operating Costs
- Exhibit 5 – Cost of Capital
- Exhibit 6 – Revenue Deficiency
- Exhibit 7 – Cost Allocation
- Exhibit 8 – Rate Design
- Exhibit 9 – Deferral & Variance Accounts
Rate Models & Workforms (xlsx)