Enbridge Gas Inc.'s leave to construct application for natural gas community expansion in Chippewas of the Thames First Nation

Enbridge Gas Inc.

Enbridge Gas Inc. is asking the Ontario Energy Board for approval to charge a System Expansion Surcharge of $0.23 per m3 for a term of 40 years, to all new customers taking natural gas distribution service from a new pipeline that will provide natural gas service to the community of Chippewas of the Thames First Nation in Middlesex County. Enbridge Gas Inc. is also asking for approval to apply the System Expansion Surcharge of $0.23 per m3 to any future extensions to the proposed pipeline.

Enbridge Gas Inc. says the System Expansion Surcharge will only apply to new customers that connect to receive natural gas service from the new pipeline and allows these customers to contribute a portion of their annual savings achieved from converting to natural gas towards feasibility of the project.

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The OEB has issued a Decision and Order on an Application for System Expansion Surcharge – Chippewas of the Thames First Nation.

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