Niagara Reinforcement Limited Partnership 2020 Rates


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:

Residential Customer
Monthly Bill Impact
(consuming 750 kWh per month)
General Service less than 50 kW
Monthly Bill Impact
(consuming 2,000 kWh per month)

The bill impacts include Niagara Reinforcement Limited Partnership’s request to recover from ratepayers prudently incurred costs associated with the operation of the transmission facilities for the period September 2019 to December 2019.

Niagara Reinforcement Limited Partnership has also applied for approval of a rate-setting mechanism to set the revenue for each of the years from 2021 to 2024. The proposed rate-setting mechanism is an annual formulaic adjustment that is tied to inflation and factors intended to promote efficiency.

Any change to the provincial transmission rate will cause a change to the delivery line on all electricity bills for all electricity customers in Ontario – both residential and business. It is important to review the application carefully for a complete list of approvals. 

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Submit a letter of comment

You can submit a letter of comment that will be considered by the Board deciding the application. Unless the notice states otherwise, your letter of comment must be received by the Board no later than 60 days after the publication or service date of the notice for the application.

Your letter will be provided directly to the panel of Board members who will be deciding whether the application is approved. The panel will consider your comments in reaching their decision. In reaching its decision, the panel will only be able to consider comments which relate to issues which are within the authority of the Board and relevant to the issues being considered by the panel.

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Ontario Energy Board
P.O. Box 2319
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Toronto ON M4P 1E4
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