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2018 Supply Mix

June 26, 2019

The OEB has posted updated supply mix data with information from 2018. As per Ontario Regulation 416/99 made under the OEB Act, and the Board’s Directive, this information is required to be disclosed to Ontario consumers. In 2018, supply mix percentages are as follows: Nuclear – 58.4% Water Power – 23.9% Natural Gas – 6.2%…

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Meter Sampling Underway

January 2, 2019

Welland Hydro-Electric System Corp. is completing a random sampling of meters between now and July 31, 2019. This work is aimed at meeting Measurement Canada’s inspection requirements for electricity meters. Approximately 560 meters will be removed from residential sites and replaced with new meters. All removals and installations will be completed by a Welland Hydro…

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OESP Changes

April 26, 2017

Support for lower-income electricity consumers will increase by 50 per cent and more consumers will be eligible for assistance under changes to the Ontario Electricity Support Program (OESP), which take effect May 1, 2017.

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Kilowatt Way

March 22, 2017

Whether you live in an apartment or a house – four quick questions will reveal how you use electricity and show you ways to become more energy efficient.

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Electricity Contracts – Know Your Rights

February 6, 2017

Did you know Ontario passed legislation banning door-to-door sales for energy contracts? It is important to know your rights and be an informed consumer before providing any salesperson with your account information or signing any contracts. Below are a couple of links with helpful information:

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The Ontario Energy Board is Holding a Public Hearing

January 24, 2017

The Ontario Energy Board (OEB) is hosting a meeting on January 31, 2017 at the Welland Community Wellness Centre (Activity Room), 145 Lincoln Street, Welland, Ontario from 6:30 p.m. (doors open at 6:00 p.m.) so that you can: Learn more about Welland Hydro’s costs and rate application. Find out how the OEB will review the application. Get…

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8% Provincial Rebate

January 9, 2017

Beginning January 1, 2017, residential customers are eligible for an 8% Provincial Rebate on their electricity bill.  The rebate is equal to the provincial portion of the Harmonized Sales Tax (HST). It will start to appear on bills that include consumption after January 1, 2017.  The rebate does not have an expiry date.  Business, institutional…

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