MEDIA ADVISORY - Ontario Energy Board Coming to Renfrew to Hear From Consumers

TORONTO, Sept. 29, 2016 /CNW/ - The Ontario Energy Board (OEB) is bringing the rate decision-making process to Renfrew. The province's energy regulator has received a rate application from Renfrew Hydro Inc. to increase the amount it charges by $3.19 each month for the typical residential customer beginning on January 1, 2017. The OEB is holding a community meeting to help consumers:

  • Learn more about Renfrew Hydro Inc.'s costs and rate application;
  • Find out how they can get involved in the OEB's process; and
  • Provide their comments to the OEB about Renfrew Hydro Inc.'s application.


When: Thursday, October 6, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. (Doors open at 6 p.m.)
Where: Renfrew Days Inn, 760 Gibbons Road, Renfrew, Ontario

Media are welcome to attend. 

Consumers are invited to make a five minute presentation at the meeting by first contacting the OEB at or by calling 416-440-7605 or 1-877-632-2727 (toll-free within Ontario) and quoting file number EB-2016-0166.

For more information about how to get involved in the OEB's rate decision-making processes, please visit:

About the OEB

The Ontario Energy Board is an independent and impartial public regulatory agency. We make decisions that serve the public interest. Our goal is to promote a sustainable and efficient energy sector that provides consumers with reliable energy services at a reasonable cost.

SOURCE Ontario Energy Board

For further information: Media Inquiries, 416-544-5171; Public Inquiries, 416-314-2455, 1-877-632-2727


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