The Ontario Energy Board will hold a public hearing
The Ontario Energy Board (OEB) will hold a public hearing to consider the application filed by EPCOR. During the hearing, which could be an oral or written hearing, they will question EPCOR on the request for a rate increase. They will also hear questions and arguments from individuals that have registered to participate (called intervenors) in the OEB’s hearing.
The OEB is an independent and impartial public agency. They make decisions that serve the public interest. Their goal is to promote a financially viable and efficient energy sector that provides you with reliable energy services at a reasonable cost.
Be informed and have your say
You have the right to information regarding this application and to be involved in the process.
- You can review
EPCOR’s application on the OEB’s website now
- You can file a letter with your comments, which will be considered during the hearing
- You can become an intervenor. As an intervenor you can ask questions about EPCOR's application and make arguments on whether the OEB should approve EPCOR's request. Apply by December 6, 2021 or the hearing will go ahead without you and you will not receive any further notice of the proceeding
- At the end of the process, you can review the OEB’s decision and its reasons on their website
Our file number for this case is
EB-2021-0268. To learn more about this hearing, find instructions on how to file a letter with your comments or become an intervenor, or to access any document related to this case, please enter the file numbers EB-2021-0268 on the
OEB website. You can also phone the Public Information Center at
1 (877) 632-2727 with any questions.
Oral vs. Written Hearings
There are two types of OEB hearings – oral and written. EPCOR has applied for a written hearing. The OEB is considering this request. If you think an oral hearing is needed, you can write to the OEB to explain why by December 6, 2021.
If you write a letter of comment, your name and the content of your letter will be put on the public record and the OEB website. However, your personal telephone number, home address and email address will be removed. If you are a business, all your information will remain public. If you apply to become an intervenor, all information will be public.
This rate hearing will be held under section 36 of the Ontario Energy Board Act, 1998, S.O. 1998, c.15 Schedule B.