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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

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