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Consumer Alert: Annual winter disconnection ban has ended.
The OEB has posted Price Comparison templates for Natural Gas Contracts for Utilities Kingston valid from May 1, 2023.
The OEB has accepted an Assurance of Voluntary Compliance from Carmeuse Lime (Canada) Limited, an electricity wholesaler. The Assurance responds to non-compliance related to operation in the electricity market without a wholesaler licence.
The Ontario Energy Board (OEB) is pleased to publish our 2023/24 - 2025/26 Business Plan, our guide as we continue to play a leadership role in Ontario’s energy transition.
The OEB has released its inaugural Innovation Sandbox 2.0 report for the period of July 2020 to December 2022. Informed by stakeholder feedback, the report includes case studies of Sandbox projects, a discussion on the most common themes and barriers to innovation, and descriptions of the type of support that the Sandbox has provided.
The OEB has posted its adjudicative reporting dashboard to provide stakeholders with the final report for Fiscal 2022-2023, with a discussion of its adjudicative performance.
The OEB has released an updated variance settlement factor that is to be used by electricity distributors to calculate a one-time credit or charge for consumers who choose to stop purchasing electricity through the Regulated Price Plan. This factor is called the "Final RPP Variance Settlement Factor" and is updated on the OEB website monthly.
The OEB has released a consultant report that examines electricity delivery rates for commercial EV charging and explores alternative rate design options that could support the efficient integration of EVs in Ontario. Stakeholders interested in participating and providing feedback on this report are invited to a meeting on May 24, 2023.
The OEB has posted Price Comparison templates for Electricity Contracts and Net Metering valid from May 1, 2023 to October 31, 2023. These templates incorporate revisions related to the new Ultra-Low Overnight Price Plan. To reduce regulatory burden on retailers, the disclosure statements and price comparison templates have also been redesigned to include only one format for both online and print versions.
On May 1, 2023, summer Time-of-Use (TOU) hours and the change in the Tiered threshold for residential customers under the OEB’s Regulated Price Plan will take effect and remain in place until October 31, 2023. Electricity prices for both remain unchanged. Also beginning May 1, 2023, electricity utilities that are ready to do so can offer residential and small business customers, the new Ultra-Low Overnight (ULO) price plan. ULO has four price periods, one of which is a very low-priced overnight period. By November 1, 2023, all utilities must offer ULO to their customers.