Hydro Ottawa Limited 2021 Rates

Hydro Ottawa Limited

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:

Monthly Bill Impact 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Residential (750 kWh) $1.31 $2.18 $1.84 $0.98 $0.61
General Service < 50kW (2000 kWh) $1.74 $5.07 $5.15 $3.05 $2.25


Other customers, including businesses, may also be affected.

Hydro Ottawa Limited has also applied to discontinue an existing transformer ownership credit effective November 1, 2025 and to change certain miscellaneous charges, including changes to the generator fixed service charges. It is important to review the application carefully to determine whether you may be affected by these changes.

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Details and Updates

The OEB has issued a Decision and Order on Hydro Ottawa's Application for electricity distribution rates and other charges for the period from January 1, 2021 to December 31, 2025.

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.

More about commenting and privacy

More about commenting and privacy
All letters of comment sent to the Board are placed on the public record. This means the letters can be seen at our offices and will be placed on our website. Before the letter of comment is placed on the public record, all personal (i.e. not business) contact information is removed, such as the individual's address, fax and phone numbers, and email address. The individual's name and the content of the letter will become part of the public record.

If you would like a response from the applicant, please send a copy of your letter directly to the applicant, including your contact information. The Board removes your contact information from your letter for privacy reasons before it is posted to our website.Show less

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Or mail the below address with the reference number EB-2019-0261

Ontario Energy Board
P.O. Box 2319
2300 Yonge Street, 27th Floor
Toronto ON M4P 1E4
Attn: Board Secretary