Media Advisory - Ontario Energy Board Coming to Welland to Hear From Consumers

TORONTO, Jan. 25, 2017 /CNW/ - The Ontario Energy Board (OEB) is bringing the rate decision-making process to WellandThe province's energy regulator has received a rate application from Welland Hydro-Electric System Corp. to increase its electricity distribution rates by $1.61 per month. This application may impact customer bills for the next 5 years, starting May 1, 2017. The OEB is holding a community meeting to help consumers:

  • Learn more about Welland Hydro's costs and rate application;

  • Find out how to get involved in the OEB's distribution rate-setting process; and

  • Provide comments to the OEB about Welland Hydro-Electric System Corp.'s application.


Tuesday, January 31, 2017

6:30 to 8:30 p.m. (Doors open at 6:00 p.m.)


Welland Community Wellness Complex

145 Lincoln St, Welland Activity Room


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 1-877-632-2727 and quoting file number EB-2016-0110.

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

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


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