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Westario Power’s 2017 Community Report

August 8, 2018

As we reflect back on 2017, 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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Changes Made to the Green Ontario Fund

June 20, 2018

Effective June 19, 2018, Ontario’s new government has imposed changes to the Green Ontario Fund. The Green Ontario Fund will cease funding its contribution to the $100 Smart Thermostat Rebate Program and to the Air Source Heat Pump (ASHP) incentive under the Save on Energy Heating and Cooling program. As a result, the Smart Thermostat $100 Rebate will

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Westario Power’s Cost of Service Application Approved by the OEB

June 5, 2018

Westario Power Inc. filed an application on November 22, 2017 seeking approval for changes to the rates that WPI charges for electricity distribution for 2018. The ensuing process resulted in a Decision and Rate Order being issued by the Ontario Energy Board (OEB) on May 17, 2018. The order deemed that new rates would be effective June

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Westario Power Launches The Affordability Fund For Residential Customers

May 4, 2018

Westario Power Inc. is pleased to announce they have officially begun to deliver the ‘Affordability Fund Trust’ program to eligible residential customers in the region. The program is part of the Government of Ontario’s Fair Hydro Plan, designed to assist customers that do not qualify for low-income conservation programs. For more information on the Affordability

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Ban on Winter Disconnection Ends May 1st

May 1, 2018

Westario Power would like to remind all residential customers to be proactive and reach out to a Customer Service Representative regarding accounts in arrears. There are many tools available to assist residential customer facing difficulty paying their past due accounts. The Arrears Management Program, the Low-Income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP); which provides emergency assistance for qualified customers, as well

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Electricity Prices Virtually Unchanged as of May 1, 2018

April 27, 2018

The Ontario Energy Board (OEB) has set new Regulated Price Plan (RPP) electricity prices on the basis of the rate of inflation as required by the Ontario Fair Hydro Plan Act, 2017. The OEB has also reset the credit for customers that are eligible under the Ontario Fair Hydro Plan Act, 2017 but are not

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Capital Projects for 2018

April 10, 2018

As part of our Capital Project work for 2018, Westario Power Inc. would like to inform you of work being performed in your service area: Tree Trimming:  Asplundh Canada  will continue to complete tree trimming in the communities of Walkerton, Mildmay, Neustadt and Clifford Pole Inspection & Testing:  G-Tel will continue to complete pole testing

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2018 Cost of Service Application

February 14, 2018

Westario Power Inc. has applied to raise its electricity distribution rates and charges.  Below is the Notice to Customers regarding the rate application and its process, as well as a copy of the application made to the Ontario Energy Board. For more information regarding the application process, please visit the OEB website View the 2018 Cost of

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Help Put an End to Energy Theft

September 18, 2017

Please anonymously report persons you suspect of stealing electricity or tampering with electric meters. A slow-moving or stopped meter may indicate possible theft. By reporting your suspicions, you assist to decrease unnecessary distribution costs, and avoid thousands of dollars in losses each year. Your assistance in preventing theft of power will help to eliminate safety

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