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May 2021 Electricity Pricing Changes

April 26, 2021

On May 1, 2021, new Time-of-Use (TOU) and Tiered prices will come into effect for residential and small business customers under the Ontario Energy Board’s (OEB) Regulated Price Plan (RPP). The summer TOU hours, as well as the summer Tier threshold for residential customers, are also effective May 1, 2021. The Ontario Electricity Rebate (OER)

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Time-of-Use and Tiered Pricing Resumes

February 23, 2021

Since January 1, 2021, Regulated Price Plan (RPP) customers have been paying a fixed electricity price of 8.5 ¢/kWh regardless of the time of day or the total volume consumed. This fixed pricing was mandated by the Government of Ontario and expired at the end of the day on February 22, 2021. Beginning February 23,

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Westario Power Inc. receives Board Endorsement of 2021 Strategic Plan

February 11, 2021

News Release Walkerton, Ontario, Wednesday February 10, 2021: Jenny Alfandary, President and CEO of Westario Power received full Board of Directors endorsement of the 2021 Strategic Plan. With a new Mission, Vision and Value Statement presented; the Board of Directors was unwavering in their support of the Strategic initiatives which focused on growth, operational excellence

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Ontario Extends Off-Peak Electricity Rates to Provide Relief for Families, Small Businesses and Farms

January 28, 2021

Lower rates will help offset the costs of staying home during COVID-19 TORONTO – The Ontario government is extending electricity rate relief for families, small businesses and farms to support those spending more time at home in response to the provincial Stay-at-Home Order. The government will continue to hold electricity prices to the off-peak rate of

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Ministry of Energy Provides Explanation of Deferred Global Adjustment Recovery

January 18, 2021

Starting January 1, 2021, a portion of renewable energy contract costs will be funded by the Ontario government instead of electricity customers. This will lower electricity bills for large and mid-sized commercial and industrial consumers who do not participate in the Regulated Price Plan (RPP) or receive the Ontario Electricity Rebate (OER) by reducing Global

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Capital Projects for 2021

January 8, 2021

Westario Power would like to inform you of Capital Project work being performed in your service area for 2021: Tree Trimming:  Ontario Line Clearing will commence tree trimming in the communities of Elmwood, Walkerton and Wingham in the spring of 2021; along with Palmerston, Harriston, Clifford, Neustadt, Mildmay and Teeswater in the fall of 2021

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Businesses: Get help with COVID-19 costs (Energy Cost Rebate Grant)

January 5, 2021

Find out if your business is eligible for grants to help with the cost of personal protective equipment, property taxes, energy bills and extra support if you have to close or significantly restrict services because of provincial public health measures. Applications are open for the new Ontario Small Business Support Grant, which helps small businesses

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Support for Customers During the Province-wide Shutdown

December 22, 2020

The province-wide shutdown means that more people will be staying home or running their small businesses from home. The Ontario Government has taken steps to hold the price of electricity at 8.5 ¢/kWh for electricity used from January 1 until the end of the day on January 28, 2021. Residential, small business and farm customers

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Ontario Energy Board sets new electricity prices for households and small businesses

December 16, 2020

On January 1, 2021, new Time-of-Use (TOU) and Tiered prices will come into effect for residential and small business customers under the Ontario Energy Board’s (OEB) Regulated Price Plan (RPP). When the OEB sets RPP prices, it does so based on the forecast cost of supplying RPP customers with the electricity that they are expected

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