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Ontario Provides Stable Electricity Pricing for Industrial and Commercial Companies

July 3, 2020

TORONTO – The Ontario government is helping large industrial and commercial companies return to full levels of operation without the fear of electricity costs spiking by providing more stable electricity pricing for two years. Large consumers that participate in the Industrial Conservation Initiative (ICI) will not be required to reduce their electricity usage during peak

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Westario Power Publishes 2019 Community Report

June 29, 2020

As we reflect back on 2019, we see the determination of Westario Power as a local community LDC trying to rebrand itself into a more customer focused, customer centric organization; using innovation as a transformative tool to meet it’s customer’s needs in an ever changing industry. Over the past years, Westario Power has made significant

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New electricity pricing for TOU customers begins June 1, 2020

June 5, 2020

To support families, small businesses and farms while Ontario plans for the safe and gradual reopening of the province, the Government of Ontario has introduced a new fixed electricity price of 12.8 ¢/kWh for customers that are on time-of-use (TOU) prices. Starting June 1, 2020, that price applies to electricity used at all hours of

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Emergency Order to Defer Global Adjustment (GA) for Industrial & Commercial Customers

May 4, 2020

What is the Government of Ontario doing and why? Ontario is deferring a portion of Global Adjustment (GA) charges for Industrial and Commercial electricity consumers that do not participate in the Regulated Price Plan (RPP), starting from April 2020. The government intends to keep this relief in place to the end of June 2020, subject

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Consumer Alert: Beware of Scams during COVID-19 Emergency

April 17, 2020

The Ontario Energy Board (OEB) is aware of increasing efforts by scam artists attempting to take advantage of consumer uncertainty during this COVID-19 emergency. Should you receive a message, text or phone call from someone posing as a representative from Westario Power and threatening disconnection, do not respond to it – contact Westario Power directly

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OEB Defers Summer Electricity Prices for Households and Small Businesses

April 17, 2020

The Ontario Energy Board (OEB) announced today that it will defer setting new electricity prices for households and small businesses under the Regulated Price Plan (RPP). The OEB is also leaving the winter time-of-use (TOU) periods and winter residential tier threshold in place beyond May 1, 2020, to provide greater price stability for consumers when

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Time-of-Use Rates Suspended for 45 Days (COVID-19)

March 24, 2020

The Government of Ontario is providing temporary 45-day emergency relief to support Ontarians impacted by the global COVID-19 outbreak. As of Tuesday, March 24, 2020, households, farms and small businesses who pay time-of-use electricity rates will be charged off-peak rates 24 hours a day, seven days a week.” Questions and Answers What is being done

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Important COVID-19 Update

March 22, 2020

As a part of your community, Westario Power is committed to delivering the safe and reliable power you need while helping to protect the health and safety of our employees and neighbours. We are also determined to find additional ways to help protect and serve the community, especially those who are most vulnerable. Supporting our

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Electricity Disconnection Ban Extended

March 20, 2020

Effective immediately, the OEB is extending the current ban on electricity disconnections for non-payment for all residential customers to July 31, 2020. Low-volume, small business customers will now also be protected by the ban. In addition, the OEB is calling on distributors to be more flexible on arrears payment arrangements. Please visit http://www.oeb.ca/industry for more

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