Ontario Energy Board Community Meeting in Kingston

The Ontario Energy Board invites Kingston Hydro's electricity ratepayers to participate in a community presentation day

TORONTO, Aug. 7, 2015 /CNW/ - On August 17, 2015, starting at 4:00 pm., the Ontario Energy Board (OEB) is holding a community presentation day to learn about Kingston Hydro's request to increase its electricity rates for the next five years, starting in 2016.

Kingston Hydro will conduct a tour of one of its substations and will give a presentation on its rate application.

Following the presentation, customer and industry groups that have registered to participate in the OEB's hearing (intervenors) and staff from the OEB will have an opportunity to ask clarifying questions. Members of the public will also have an opportunity to comment on Kingston Hydro's presentation or its rate application. The OEB members that will be deciding Kingston Hydro's rate application will be there to hear your comments.

Please join us at the Rogers K-Rock Centre to learn more about Kingston Hydro's application and to have your say.

The schedule is as follows: 

4:00 pm: 

Meet at the Rogers K-Rock Centre, 1 The Tragically Hip Way (access through gate 3)

4:15 pm: 

Tour Kingston Hydro's substation No. 1, 29 Queen Street

5:00 pm: 

Oral presentation by Kingston Hydro followed by questions and comments (Rogers K-Rock Centre)

If you are interested in participating in this event you may pre-register with the OEB at BoardSec@ontarioenergyboard.com by August 13, 2015. Pre-registration is not required to attend.

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 or 1-877-632-2727


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