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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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Westario Power’s 2021 Incentive Regulation Mechanism

December 10, 2020

The Ontario Energy Board (OEB) has approved Westario Power’s request for a 1.70% rate adjustment, in accordance with the annually updated parameters set by the OEB, as well as the process established for the implementation of the 2021 inflation factor. Westario Power’s new rates shall be effective January 1, 2021. Learn more about the new

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Westario Power Appoints Jenny Alfandary as New President and CEO

December 7, 2020

Westario Power Inc announced today that Jenny Alfandary has been appointed new President and CEO of the company. An experienced business leader, Jenny will succeed David Leonce and will assume responsibilities on December 7th, 2020. Jenny is a leader who thrives on building and growing businesses based on her training and her experience leading large

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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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Customer Choice: Time-of-Use (TOU) vs. Tiered

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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