Kenora Hydro

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On January 1, 2017, your electricity costs went down 8%.

Ontario’s government is reducing electricity costs by rebating an amount equal to the provincial portion of the HST on your monthly hydro bill. That’s an 8% rebate for Ontario families, and on average will mean $130 more in your pocket each year.

This is part of Ontario’s plan to help people with the costs of everyday living by reducing electricity costs. Across Ontario, about five million residential consumers, farms and small businesses will benefit from this rebate.

Kenora Hydro will implement these savings onto your bill by July 1, 2017. Applicable savings will be retroactive to January 1, 2017.

Eligible rural ratepayers will receive additional relief that will decrease total electricity bills by an average of $540 a year or $45 a month, inclusive of your 8% rebate. This decrease will be reflected in the delivery charge, as a result of the enhanced Rural or Remote Rate Protection (RRRP).

Kenora Hydro is dedicated to the safe reliable supply of electricity to the citizens of Kenora.

The OEB Distributor Licence issued on April 1, 1999 described the service area of Kenora Hydro as:

  1. The City of Kenora as of December 31, 1999.
  2. The former Town of Keewatin, as of December 31, 1999, from the easterly boundary of Keewatin, westerly to Keewatin Beach Road, southerly to Lake of the Woods, and northerly to Darlington Bay.
  3. Plan M456, lots 1-5 inclusive in the City of Kenora (formerly the Town of Jaffray Mellick as of December 31, 1999).
  4. Island E211 and E212 situated in Lake of the Woods.

All areas outside of the above noted, are served by Hydro One.

Electrical Inspections

What you need to know about Electrical Inspections

ESA – Power Disconnection Information

If you had your local utility disconnect the power to your dwelling for more than six months, you are required to have an ESA inspection before your local utility can restore power. The ESA’s 2016 fee for a Reconnection of Service for a single family dwelling is $299 plus HST. Visit  www.esasafe.com for more information.

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