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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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Westario Power Launches The Home Energy Assessment Program For Residential Customers

September 6, 2017

WALKERTON, ON (July 4th, 2016) – Westario Power Inc. is pleased to announce the launch of the ‘Home Energy Assessment Program’, a new local Save On Energy pilot program designed to assist customers with reducing their energy costs at home. The ‘Home Energy Assessment Program’ offers residential customers a complimentary energy audit to help them

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Ontario’s First Online Electricity Customer Panel Set to Debut

September 6, 2017

The Electricity Distributors Association’s new Ontario Electricity Customer Panel (www.YourVoiceHasPower.com) will engage interested Ontario electricity customers in robust discussions on such issues as pricing, conservation, and local power generation.

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Ontario Fair Hydro Plan

September 6, 2017

Electricity bills will be lowered by 25 per cent on average for residential consumers. Rate increases will be held to inflation for four years. As many as half a million small businesses and farms will also benefit from this reduction. Lower-income Ontarians and those living in eligible rural communities will receive even greater reductions, as

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Information for Westario Power customers on meters

September 6, 2017

On January 22, 2015 the Electrical Safety Authority announced it had directed Ontario’s electrical utilities (local distribution companies) to replace and discontinue use of a specific model of electrical meter: the Sensus 3.2 with remote disconnect. There are only 5,400 of these meters reported in use in Ontario which is less than one per cent

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Multiple Position Meter Base Requirements

September 5, 2017

Effective August 1, 2017, for all underground projects that require a multiple position meter base, Westario Power Inc. will only accept multiple position meter bases with the blank compartment for Line-side terminations.  Both stud and tunnel-type connectors will be permitted on the Line-side, however, Line-side conductor sizes will vary depending on the project requirements. Please

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