/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Ontario Energy Board Coming to Essex to Hear From Consumers/

TORONTO, Feb. 23, 2017 /CNW/ - The Ontario Energy Board (OEB) is bringing the rate decision-making process to EssexThe province's energy regulator has received a rate application from E.L.K. Energy Inc. to increase its electricity distribution rates by $3.50 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 E.L.K. Energy'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 E.L.K. Energy Inc.'s application.


Thursday, March 2, 2017

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


Essex Centre Sports Complex

60 Fairview Avenue West, Shaheen Community Room          

Media are welcome to attend.

Consumers are invited to make a five-minute presentation at the meeting by first contacting the OEB at BoardSec@ontarioenergyboard.ca or by calling 1-877-632-2727 and quoting file number EB-2016-0066.

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

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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