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New Summer Electricity Prices EFFECTIVE TODAY – May 1, 2015

new summer electricity prices EFFECTIVE TODAY - May 1, 2015

The Ontario Energy Board (OEB) has set new time-of-use (TOU) electricity prices for households and small businesses effective today, May 1, 2015. The price is increasing approximately $5.71 per month on the “Electricity” line, and about 4.6% on the total bill, for a household that consumes 800 kWh per month. The OEB has also introducing Read More »

Run Ingersoll: Sprint into Summer – April 16, 2015

Run Ingersoll: Sprint into Summer - April 16, 2015

Erie Thames Powerlines is a proud sponsor of the Erie Thames Powerlines 5K portion of the Run Ingersoll – Sprint Into Summer Event. This community running event is family-focused while attracting competitive runners. Along with having fun, Sprint Into Summer encourages people of all ages to become more active and aware of a healthier lifestyle. Read More »

Information for our customers on meters – April 2, 2015

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. Erie Thames Powerlines did not have the model of meters that are covered by ESA’s order. To read ESA’s Read More »

Phone Scam in our Territory – January 26, 2015

We have been notified that our customers are receiving calls that Erie Thames Powerlines or Hydro One will disconnect their power if payment is not made immediately. The caller is requesting a credit card number be provided over the phone. Please be warned that this is a scam. Erie Thames Powerlines does NOT ask for Read More »

Erie Thames Powerlines’ 2014 Scorecard – September 24, 2014

In October of 2010, the Ontario Energy Board launched its Renewed Regulatory Framework for Electricity Distributors, A Performance Based Approach. The culmination of this initiative is the Performance Scorecard that details each distributor’s results and progress within four segmented outcomes utilizing a variety of measures that focus on the services that are delivered to customers. Read More »

Ontario’s Electricity Supply Mix – June 18, 2014


The Ministry of Energy is responsible for providing Ontario’s electricy supply mix data on an annual basis. The following chart represents the system wide electricity mix for 2013.