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2019 Rate Application

November 19, 2018

Ottawa River Power Corporation applied to the Ontario Energy Board for distribution rates effective May 1, 2019. A typical residential customer would see an increase of approximately $0.61 per month. See the application. View the notice of application.… Continue reading 2019 Rate Application

The Power of Local Hydro

November 19, 2018

Ottawa River Power Corporation is local distribution company delivering energy to customers.  It belongs to the Electricity Distributors Assocation which has started “The Power of Local Hydro” campaign. This urges decision maker to consider five key priorities: Keep the customer first Drive local hydro innovation forward Improve the regulatory framework Respect community decision making Expand… Continue reading The Power of Local Hydro

Ontario Electricity Support Program

November 19, 2018

There’s help for low-income households. You can get help. Start now. If you are a customer of Ottawa River Power Corporation, and in a lower-income home, you may qualify for a reduction on your electricity bill.  Find out more and apply. Please note that most of the OESP contracts are on a two year basis.  If you need… Continue reading Ontario Electricity Support Program

E-Billing

November 19, 2018

E-Billing is now available to our customers.  Please have your account number and your meter number as it is needed to create your online account. Sign up… Continue reading E-Billing

Ontario Energy Board Releases 2017 Scorecard:

November 19, 2018

All local distribution companies (LDCs) in Ontario recently reported their performance to the Ontario Energy Board on an array of categories. See how ORPC performed.… Continue reading Ontario Energy Board Releases 2017 Scorecard:

What happens when we all use electricity at the same time?

November 19, 2018

emPOWERme has some interesting information and tips on saving energy. Click on the photo below. https://www.ontario.ca/page/ministry-energy-northern-development-and-mines … Continue reading What happens when we all use electricity at the same time?

Time of Use Rates

November 19, 2018

Rate information from May 1, 2018 – October 31, 2018 Prices Effective May 1, 2018 Off Peak: 6.5 ¢/kWh Mid-Peak: 9.4 ¢/kWh On-Peak: 13.2 ¢/kWh https://www.oeb.ca/sites/default/files/tou-chart.pdf… Continue reading Time of Use Rates

Ontario’s System-Wide Electricity Supply Mix: 2016 Data

June 27, 2018

Electricity Retailing – Disclosure to Consumers, O. Reg. 416/99, requires retailers to disclose to consumers the Ontario system-wide electricity supply mix in the manner established by the Ontario Energy Board. The Board’s Directive for the Disclosure of Information to Consumers by Electricity Retailers under Ontario Regulation 416/99 prescribes the manner and timing requirements for this… Continue reading Ontario’s System-Wide Electricity Supply Mix: 2016 Data

Ontario’s Fair Hydro Plan

June 27, 2018

Electricity bills will be lowered by 25 percent on average for residential consumers. Rate increases will be held to inflation for four years. As many as half a million small businesses and farms will also benefit from this reduction. Lower-income Ontarians and those living in eligible rural communities will receive even greater reductions, as much… Continue reading Ontario’s Fair Hydro Plan

Planned Outages – Notification for those with Medical Equipment

June 27, 2018

If you use registered medical equipment, you need to inform Ottawa River Power Corporation, should you wish to be notified of planned outages.  The procedure to notify ORPC is to complete the attached  documentation and return it to our offices. Once we receive the complete forms, and verify that the equipment qualifies, ORPC will add your contact information to the… Continue reading Planned Outages – Notification for those with Medical Equipment