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COVID-19 Energy Assistance Program (CEAP)

July 8, 2020

COVID-19 Energy Assistance Program The Government of Ontario is providing $9 million to support residential customers struggling to pay their energy bills as a result of COVID-19. The COVID-19 Energy Assistance Program (CEAP) is delivered directly by electricity and natural gas utilities and unit sub-meter providers (USMPs), further to rules laid out by the Ontario… Continue reading COVID-19 Energy Assistance Program (CEAP)

FREE Energy Saving Upgrades for Residential Customers

July 7, 2020

OTTAWA RIVER POWER AND THE PROVINCE OF ONTARIO TEAM UP TO HELP RESIDENTIAL CUSTOMERS REDUCE THEIR ELECTRICITY USAGE Residential hydro customers have the opportunity to receive FREE energy saving upgrades valued at up to $15,000, until the end of this year. July 6th, 2020 – Pembroke, ON – Ottawa River Power Corporation (ORPC) is proud… Continue reading FREE Energy Saving Upgrades for Residential Customers

Ontario Energy Board – What’s New – Ontario’s System-Wide Electricity Supply Mix: 2019 Data

June 19, 2020

2019-Supply-Mix-Data-Update… Continue reading Ontario Energy Board – What’s New – Ontario’s System-Wide Electricity Supply Mix: 2019 Data

COVID-19 Recovery Rate, starting June 1, 2020

June 1, 2020

The Government of Ontario has introduced a COVID-19 Recovery Rate of 12.8¢/kWh for all time-of-use (TOU) electricity customers. Households, farms and small businesses who pay time-of-use electricity rates will be charged this fixed rate 24 hours a day, seven days a week, starting June 1, 2020. This rate will be automatically reflected on TOU customers’… Continue reading COVID-19 Recovery Rate, starting June 1, 2020

ORPC Participates in Mask Distribution

April 28, 2020

Ottawa River Power Corporation (ORPC) has partnered with Canadian Hydro Components (CHC) to aid in the manufacturing of 1000 face shields for hospitals and long-term care facilities in both Renfrew and Lanark Counties. Health care worker Evie Le Routhier is seen in the above photo wearing one of the masks produced by CHC. CHC is a… Continue reading ORPC Participates in Mask Distribution

Rate Decrease For Customers of Ottawa River Power Corporation

April 27, 2020

Effective May 1, 2020, all customers of Ottawa River Power will experience rate decreases of up to 2%.  This applies to both our residential and general service customers. For our residential customers, this means a decrease of approximately $1.35, before taxes, per month. Of a customer’s monthly bill, Ottawa River Power’s charges are less than… Continue reading Rate Decrease For Customers of Ottawa River Power Corporation

COVID 19 Update

April 22, 2020

To Our Valued Customers: During the COVID 19 pandemic, ORPC crews are continuing to maintain our infrastructure. This includes substations, street and traffic light maintenance, business and residential meters, etc. All work sites will be set up with appropriate traffic control cones and signage. Our staff have been thoroughly trained on safe distance and hygiene practices… Continue reading COVID 19 Update

COVID-19: Time-of-Use Rates Suspended for 45 Days

March 24, 2020

The Government of Ontario is providing temporary 45-day emergency relief to support Ontarians impacted by the global COVID-19 outbreak. As of Tuesday, March 24, 2020, households, farms and small businesses who pay time-of-use electricity rates will be charged off-peak rates 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Q&A Q1. What is being done to… Continue reading COVID-19: Time-of-Use Rates Suspended for 45 Days

Assistance for our Customers COVID-19

March 20, 2020

With the current COVID-19 outbreak and the economic impact it may have on our customers, Ottawa River Power is offering the following to assist our customers: The provincial winter disconnection ban will be extended by an additional three months.  The ban, originally scheduled to end on April 30, 2020, is now extended to July 31,… Continue reading Assistance for our Customers COVID-19

TEMPORARY OFFICE CLOSURE UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

March 16, 2020

Effective Tuesday, March 17, 2020 TEMPORARY OFFICE CLOSURE UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE ATTENTION CUSTOMERS: Ottawa River Power has been closely monitoring the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and continues to observe Health Canada’s recommendations.  Our first priority is the continued safety of our employees and our customers.  Public health officials continue to advise that social distancing is the… Continue reading TEMPORARY OFFICE CLOSURE UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE