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2021-2024 CDM Framework: New Information

November 11, 2020

The Minister of Energy, Northern Development and Mines has issued a Ministerial directive to the Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) to establish a new four-year electricity conservation and demand management (CDM) framework for the delivery of a suite of centrally delivered CDM programs launching the week of January 4, 2021. The framework will focus on… Continue reading 2021-2024 CDM Framework: New Information

ORPC Almonte Office Relocating

November 9, 2020

Our Almonte office is relocating.  The new location will be in the Heritage Mall, a short distance away from the current location on Mill Street.  The ORPC office will be at the rear of Heritage Mall, nearest Farm Street. We will begin operating in our new space on Monday, November 30th 2020.  The official address for… Continue reading ORPC Almonte Office Relocating

Eligibility Criteria Revised – Assistance for Residential Customers (CEAP) and Small Businesses/Registered Charities (CEAP-SB)

October 19, 2020

For our residential customers who are interested in applying for CEAP (COVID-19 Energy Assistance Program), the provision that the applicant must be in receipt of CERB or EI benefits on March 17, 2020 has been removed.  The requirement now is that the applicant be either in receipt of CERB or EI benefits at any point… Continue reading Eligibility Criteria Revised – Assistance for Residential Customers (CEAP) and Small Businesses/Registered Charities (CEAP-SB)

2021-24 CDM Framework and Energy Affordability Program

October 15, 2020

A new four-year 2021-2024 electricity Conservation and Demand Management (CDM) Framework has been introduced by the Ontario government.  The new Framework will launch on January 1, 2021. More details on the programs under the new Framework will become available in early November 2020.… Continue reading 2021-24 CDM Framework and Energy Affordability Program

Ontario Energy Board – New Electricity Prices for Households and Small Businesses

October 14, 2020

On October 13, 2020, the provincial government announced changes to the Regulated Price Plan (RPP) Time of Use rates, Tiered rates and to the Ontario Electricity Rebate. The price changes will become effective on November 1, 2020. The prices indicated are set by the Ontario Energy Board, and are not determined by Ottawa River Power. … Continue reading Ontario Energy Board – New Electricity Prices for Households and Small Businesses

Customer Choice – Time of Use and Tiered Rates

October 13, 2020

If you’re a residential or small business customer that pays Time-of-Use (TOU) electricity prices, you can choose to switch to Tiered prices beginning November 1, 2020. To switch from TOU to Tiered prices, you must notify Ottawa River Power by completing an election form, available online, or by contacting us at 613-732-3687. Ottawa River Power… Continue reading Customer Choice – Time of Use and Tiered Rates

Murray L. Moore Hydro Museum Remains Closed

September 23, 2020

Respecting public safety during the COVID‑19 pandemic, our Museum will remain closed. We appreciate your understanding; please continue to stay safe and practice social distancing.… Continue reading Murray L. Moore Hydro Museum Remains Closed

COVID-19 Energy Assistance Program for Small Businesses (CEAP-SB)

August 14, 2020

The government has recently announced $8 million for the COVID-19 Energy Assistance Program for Small Business (CEAP-SB) to help small businesses that are struggling to pay their energy bills as a result of the COVID-19 emergency.  Ottawa River Power will start accepting CEAP-SB applications as of August 31, 2020. To apply, please download and fill… Continue reading COVID-19 Energy Assistance Program for Small Businesses (CEAP-SB)

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)

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