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COVID-19 Energy Assistance Program for Small Business & Registered Charities

Posted On: Monday, August 31, 2020

COVID-19 Energy Assistance Program for Small Business (CEAP-SB) is a new program from the Government, launched on August 31, 2020. CEAP-SB is a specific, time-limited program to provide a one-time, on-bill credit to electricity and natural gas small business consumers who have experienced hardships as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic

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Financial Assistance Programs for Residential Customers

Posted On: Wednesday, July 15, 2020

There are financial assistance programs available to help you

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COVID-19 Energy Assistance Program FAQs

Posted On: Monday, July 13, 2020

The Government of Ontario is providing $9 million for its new COVID-19 Energy Assistance Program (CEAP), to support residential customers struggling to pay their energy bills as a result of the COVID-19 emergency.

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Providing Stable Electricity Pricing for Industrial and Commercial Companies

Posted On: Monday, June 29, 2020

Ontario Provides Stable Electricity Pricing for Industrial and Commercial Companies by providing predictable electricity rates for two years

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Customer Choice - Tiered vs Tiered Electricity Prices

Posted On: Thursday, June 4, 2020

Effective November 1, 2020, the government intends to introduce customer choice for Regulated Price Plan (RPP) customers who pay time-of-use (TOU) prices.

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COVID-19 Recovery Rate, starting June 1, 2020

Posted On: Monday, 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, to support restart of the economy

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Government extends emergency electricity rate relief until May 31, 2020

Posted On: Wednesday, May 6, 2020

Ontario Extends Electricity Rate Relief During COVID-19. Residential, farm and small business customers continue to benefit from temporary relief measure

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Industrial & Commercial Customers - Deferral of GA Charges

Posted On: Tuesday, May 5, 2020

Ontario is deferring a portion of Global Adjustment (GA) charges for industrial and commercial electricity consumers that do not participate in the Regulated Price Plan (RPP), starting from April 2020's consumption

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WNP to Defer Annual Inflationary Rate Change for May 1st 2020.

Posted On: Thursday, April 30, 2020

Wellington North Power to defer annual inflationary rate change planned for May 1st 2020.

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The AffordAbility Fund is still open for business

Posted On: Wednesday, April 8, 2020

The AffordAbility Fund is still open for business. Together with your local hydro company, Wellington North Power, we continue to monitor and take advice from Public Health Ontario on the safe delivery of the Affordability Fund program. As a result, wait times are longer than usual.

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We are here to help you during this challenging time!

Posted On: Wednesday, March 25, 2020

We are here to help you during this challenging time. Go to or call 519-323-1710 or e-mail to learn more about the online tools and programs available to help you manage your account.

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Winter Ban on Disconnection for Non-payment Extended

Posted On: Friday, March 20, 2020

The Ontario Energy Board has extended the winter ban on electricity disconnections for non-payment for all residential customers to July 31, 2020

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Notice of Office Closure

Posted On: Tuesday, March 17, 2020

With increasing concerns regarding the COV-19 coronavirus, Wellington North Power's office will be closed to the public until further notice.

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New Customer Service Rules - March 1st 2020

Posted On: Friday, March 6, 2020

New Ontario Energy Board (OEB) customer service rules that enhance protection for electricity and natural gas consumers took effect this week.

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Regulator sets new electricity prices for Residential & Small Businesses

Posted On: Wednesday, October 23, 2019

The Ontario Energy Board (OEB) has announced new electricity prices for households and small businesses, effective November 1, under the Regulated Price Plan (RPP). The winter time-of-use (TOU) hours will also take effect November 1.

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Ontario's System-Wide Electricity Supply Mix: 2018 Data

Posted On: Monday, September 23, 2019

Electricity Facts: What were the fuel sources that produced electricity in Ontario in 2018? Click on the link below to find out.

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Electricity prices remain virtually unchanged starting May 1

Posted On: Friday, April 26, 2019

The Ontario Energy Board (OEB) has announced there will be little change to electricity prices on May 1, and remind consumers that summer time-of-use (TOU) hours come into effect on May 1.

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2019 Electricity Distribution Rate Application

Posted On: Monday, November 19, 2018

2019 Electricity Rate Application

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WNP's 2016 Scorecard

Posted On: Friday, September 29, 2017

Wellington North Power Inc.’s 2016 Scorecard summarizes how we are performing each year against measures set by the energy regulator, the Ontario Energy Board. All electricity distributors in Ontario publish their Scorecard performance results annually. In 2016, your local hydro company, Wellington North Power Inc. met or exceeded all industry-set performance targets. Find out more by reviewing our 2016 Scorecard at:

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Time-of-Use Pricing Drops Again July 1, 2017

Posted On: Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Households and small businesses that buy their electricity from their local utility will see their electricity prices go down as of July 1, 2017.

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Ontario Fair Hydro Plan FAQ

Posted On: Thursday, June 8, 2017

Do you have questions about the Ontario Fair Hydro Plan...Learn more here

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Your Voice Has Power

Posted On: Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Join the Ontario Electricity Customer Panel Now!

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Time-of-Use Pricing Drops on May 1, 2017

Posted On: Monday, May 1, 2017

NEW electricity prices for households and small businesses start May 1, 2017

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2017 Rate Order Approval

Posted On: Thursday, April 27, 2017

On March 30, 2017 the OEB approved Wellington North Power's 2017 Rate Application. Effective May 1, 2017 Residential customer will see a decrease of $0.60 per month and a Small business customer's bill will reduce by $2.05 per month.

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WNP Board of Directors Position

Posted On: Wednesday, April 5, 2017

The Townships of Wellington North and Southgate as the shareholders of Wellington North Power Inc. (WNP) are accepting nominations for one community representative positions on the Board of Directors. Deadline April 21, 2017.

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Mount Forest's Electricity Capacity Increased to Meet Future Growth Demands

Posted On: Friday, February 17, 2017

Mount Forest, ON - At 9am on Friday December 23rd 2016, the new power line supplying electricity to Mount Forest was officially turned on following several months of pole-line construction in the town and along highway #6. The collaboration between Wellington North Power and Hydro One Networks is in response to the electricity capacity issue facing Mount Forest.

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Telephone Customer Survey

Posted On: Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Genuine Survey Being Conducted

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Ontario's System-Wide Electricity Supply Mix: 2015 Data

Posted On: Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Electricity Retailing – Disclosure to Consumers, O. Reg. 416/99, requires retailers to disclose to consumers the Ontario system-wide electricity supply mix in the manner established by the Ontario Energy Board. The Board’s Directive for the Disclosure of Information to Consumers by Electricity Retailers under Ontario Regulation 416/99 prescribes the manner and timing requirements for this disclosure. The Directive applies to all retailers, including distributors that provide standard supply service....

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Scheduled Power Outage - Mount Forest & Holstein

Posted On: Friday, April 29, 2016

The electricity supply to the Town of Mount Forest and Village of Holstein needs to be switched off for Hydro One workers to safely work on electrical equipment. During this time, Wellington North Power Inc. will undertake line maintenance activity. This planned power outage is scheduled for five (5) hours. Sun, May 15 6:30am-11:30am Wellington North Power Inc. apologizes for any inconvenience. If you have any questions or concerns, please call our office at (519) 323-1710 or e-mail

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Board of Directors Position

Posted On: Tuesday, April 26, 2016

The Townships of Wellington North and Southgate as the shareholders of Wellington North Power Inc. (WNP) are accepting nominations for two community representative positions on the Board of Directors. Deadline April 27, 2016.

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Time-of-use Tiered Pricing Rates - May 1, 2016

Posted On: Monday, April 18, 2016

These new rates are effective from electricity usage from 1st May onwards

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Door to Door Sales are NOT Permitted

Posted On: Friday, April 8, 2016

Business Licensing By-Law 46-05 permitted by the Township of Wellington North.

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Rate Change Notification

Posted On: Monday, December 28, 2015

The electricity regulator (the Ontario Energy Board) has approved new rates for Wellington North Power Inc. effective May 1, 2015.

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Why is Ontario Introducing SMART METERS?

Posted On: Sunday, December 27, 2015

SMART METERS will help Ontario meet its energy needs.

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Ontario Electricity Supply Mix

Posted On: Saturday, December 26, 2015

Sources Used to Generate Electricity in 2014

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Meter Safety

Posted On: Friday, December 25, 2015

Media reports are advising of incidents involving a specific model of a remote disconnect meter. Wellington North Power Inc. does not use this model or meter manufacturer. Wellington North Power Inc. only uses meters manufactured by Elster and there have been no risks or problems.

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Thank You

Posted On: Thursday, December 24, 2015

Wellington North Power inc. wishes to thank its customers who participated in the 2014 Customer Satisfaction Telephone Survey.

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Public Notice

Posted On: Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Garage sale signs, advertising, signs of any kind are not permitted on hydro poles.

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Buyer Beware

Posted On: Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Wellington North Power does not go door to door to solicit your business. You are not obligated to show your hydro invoice to a salesperson or to sign a contract.

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