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Ontario Energy Board Sets New Electricity Prices for Households and Small Businesses

October 13, 2020

The Ontario Energy Board (OEB) announced new electricity prices for households and small businesses, effective November 1, under the Regulated Price Plan (RPP). The winter Time-of-Use (TOU) hours and the winter Tier threshold for residential customers, which were maintained for the summer 2020 period, will remain in effect on November 1. The total bill for

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Time-of-Use Customer Choice

October 13, 2020

On September 8, 2020, the Ontario Energy Board (OEB) issued a notice advising of the adoption of final amendments to the Standard Supply Service Code (SSSC) (Notice). These amendments, which come into force on October 13, 2020, will enable electricity consumers on the Regulated Price Plan (RPP) to opt out of Time-Of-Use (TOU) prices and

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Ontario Energy Board Amends Eligibility Conditions for CEAP and CEAP-SB

October 13, 2020

On June 16, 2020, the Ontario Energy Board (OEB) issued a Decision and Order (CEAP Decision) which amended the licenses of all licensed electricity distributors and unit sub-meter providers (collectively, Utilities) to support the implementation of the government’s COVID-19 Energy Assistance Program (CEAP). And on August 7, 2020, the OEB issued a Decision and Order

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Westario Power Inc. Has Filed it’s 2021 Distribution Rate Application

September 15, 2020

The Ontario Energy Board (OEB) has received Westario Power Inc.’s 2021 Price Cap IR application on September 1, 2020. The OEB has assigned file number EB-2020-0062 to the application. The OEB has completed its preliminary review and has determined that it will now commence processing of our application. The application is available through the 2021

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Energy Bill Support for Small Businesses and Charities Impacted by COVID-19

August 31, 2020

Beginning Monday, August 31, 2020, small businesses and registered charities can apply for financial support under the COVID-19 Energy Assistance Program for Small Business (CEAP-SB) if they are eligible for the program. CEAP-SB provides a one time, on-bill credit to help eligible small businesses and registered charities affected by COVID-19 catch up on their energy

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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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