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Distribution Rates and Charges

Currently Approved Rates and Charges

Burlington Hydro Inc.’s distribution rates and services are regulated by the Ontario Energy Board, an independent provincial government agency.

Burlington Hydro Inc. filed an application with the Ontario Energy Board on October 30, 2020 seeking approval to change the rates that Burlington Hydro charges for electricity distribution, effective May 1, 2021.

The Ontario Energy Board and intervenors representing various customer groups such as low-income consumers, school boards and commercial and industrial customers reviewed Burlington Hydro Inc.’s rate application in a rigorous, transparent public hearing process.

On April 15, 2021, the Ontario Energy Board approved Burlington Hydro’s application. As a result, the total bill increase for a typical residential customer using 750kWh/month is $2.15 or 1.66% per month.

A copy of the full rate application is available to view below:

Notice of Hearing:

Notice of Hearing
 

Summary of Application:

Customer Summary
 

Application and Evidence:

Exhibit 1: Administrative Documents
Exhibit 2: Rate Base
Exhibit 3: Operating Revenue
Exhibit 4: Operating Expenses
Exhibit 5: Cost of Capital and Capital Structure
Exhibit 6: Calculation of Revenue Deficiency or Sufficiency
Exhibit 7: Cost Allocation
Exhibit 8: Rate Design
Exhibit 9: Deferral and Variance Accounts 

Decision and Order

Decision and Order – Effective May 1, 2021
Tariff of Rates and Charges 

For live versions of excel files submitted as part of EB-2020-0007, refer to Burlington Hydro Inc.’s application on the OEB’s Advanced Regulatory Document Search.