Scorecard filing for utilities

The documents below are for electricity utilities and provide the following:

  • Information regarding the background, purpose and implementation of scorecards
  • Specific details on how to provide and file your scorecard data
  • An activities schedule showing the deadlines and milestones you must meet


2021 scorecard filing schedule

Date Performed by Activity

May 2, 2022


RRR data submitted and draft Scorecards available
Partially completed Scorecards are available to distributors as soon as RRR data is submitted. To view the draft Scorecard, log into the RRR filing system’s Action Center webpage and click the “Scorecard” button on the right-hand navigation bar.

May 12, 2022


RRR validations
OEB staff have sent inquiries to distributors where RRR data filed appears out of line with either OEB guidance or historical distributor results. We kindly request that any necessary changes to your submission are made by June 3.

June 3, 2022


RRR data locked for Total Cost Benchmarking and Scorecards
OEB staff need to set a “cut-off” date to finalize what data will be used for Total Cost Benchmarking calculations and displayed on distributor Scorecards. This includes finalizing historical consolidated Scorecard measures for merged entities where this will be their first “merged” Scorecard. 

July 18, 2022


Publish Total Cost Benchmarking results and finalize Scorecard figures
The OEB will publish the Total Cost Benchmarking results and update distributor Scorecards with those results and associated cost control measures.  

August 8, 2022


Submit Management Discussion and Analysis (MD&A) document
Distributors to complete the scorecard MD&A in a Microsoft Word template and upload this document in PDF to the OEB’s Pivotal UX.


The OEB will merge the MD&A document with the Scorecard and make the final version of the Scorecard available in Pivotal UX.



Distributors are encouraged to use the various guiding documents with respect to the Scorecard such as the Scorecard MD&A Guide (including examples) and the Scorecard Communications Guide.

August 29, 2022


Electronic Scorecard certification by CEO
The CEO of the distributor is required to certify the distributor’s Scorecard.

September 6, 2022

Distributors and OEB

Publish distributor Scorecards
The OEB and distributors are to publish the final version of the scorecards on their websites. Distributors are to send confirmation of publication to


2015 scorecard documents

Date Issue/document
July 28, 2016

The OEB has posted an updated template for the Scorecard Management Discussion and Analysis (Scorecard MD&A).


2014 scorecard documents



August  7, 2015

The OEB has updated the Electricity Distributor Scorecards in the OEB’s e-filing portal to include the benchmarking results for the cost control measure and the public safety measure (Component B and C).

June 12, 2015

The OEB requests that electricity distributors provide additional detail on certain cost items related to the treatment of deferred smart meter cost.

June 1, 2015

The OEB has posted information and presentation materials in advance of the June 4 webinar for electricity distributors on the 2014 scorecard.

May 22, 2015

The OEB issued a letter to all distributors with respect to implementation of operational improvement initiatives for the 2014 Electricity Distributor Scorecard. The letter refers to several guiding documents with respect to the scorecard. Links to the documents are provided below: