Scheduled Power Outage in Belmont - March 4, 2014
In order for Erie Thames Powerlines to perform required maintenance on the distribution system two temporary interruptions of electricity supply in the Village of Belmont is necessary.
These temporary power interruptions are scheduled for:
All Erie Thames Powerlines residential and business customers located within the Village of Belmont will be affected by this outage. As a reminder, a power interruption may affect security alarms, smoke alarms, carbon monoxide alarms, elevators, electric garage door openers, computers, and sump pumps among other things.
If you have any questions, please contact us at 1-877-850-3128. Thank you for your support!
E-Billing Contest Winners - February 20, 2014
Congratulations to Krista and Steve Cronin (pictured right) for winning our E-Billing Sign Up contest. All customers who signed up for E-Billing between November 1, 2013 and January 1, 2014 were entered into a draw for up to $500 towards ENERGY STAR® qualified products. Follow this link if you would like to sign up for E-Billing. It's convenient, secure, and means no more paper. Congratulations Krista and Steve!
New Energy Efficiency Coupons - January 30, 2014
The Ontario Power Authority through saveONenergy has provided a new batch of coupons for 2014. These coupons offer price savings on many energy efficient household items such as light bulbs, power bars, clothes lines and more. The coupons can be redeemed at retailers across the province. Visit the saveONenergy website to download and print your coupons and for a list of participating retailers. You can also print coupons directly from our website.
WEATHER IMPACT ON ELECTRICAL SAFETY - JANUARY 7, 2o14
The recent extreme winter weather conditions may have caused damage to your property's electrical system. If there is serious damage, Erie Thames Powerlines or another electrical utility may not be able to safely restore power to you. The Electrical Safety Authority has compiled a list of things you should know to stay safe around electrical system damage. As always, only hire a Licensed Electrical Contractor to do electrical work in your home.
View the electrical safety information here. If you have any questions, please call us at 1-877-850-3128.
New Electricity Prices - October 28, 2013
The Ontario Energy Board has announced new electricity prices that will begin on November 1, 2013. The prices will increase by 0.05¢ per kilowatt hour (kWh) for each of the time periods making the off-peak price 7.2¢ per kWh, mid-peak price 10.9¢ per kWh, and the on-peak price 12.9¢ per kWh.The OEB reviews its electricity prices twice a year. Electricity prices make up about half of the total of an average household electricity bill and are shown on the Electricity line of your bill.
In addition, Time-of-Use hours will switch to the Winter schedule on November 1 until April 30, 2014. The new prices per kWh and the schedule can be found below. If you have any questions, please contact us at 1-877-850-3128.
Notice of Application and Hearing - September 9, 2013
Erie Thames Powerlines has applied to the Ontario Energy Board for permission to dispose of the balance in Account 1562, Deferred Payments in Lieu of Taxes over a one-year period commencing January 2014. View the notice below for more information.
ERTH Releases its first sustainability report - July 9, 2013
ERTH Corporation, along with Erie Thames Powerlines, is pleased to release our first Annual Sustainability Report formalizing its commitment to sustainability and energy efficiency. Inside the report you will find a detailed overview of our achievements to date, along with a "Looking Forward" section that outlines the goals we hope to achieve in the short and long term.
Since our inception in 2000, sustainability has been ingrained in our founding principles, which include local presence and employment and a commitmeno the social, environmental and economic needs of our customers, employees and shareholder communities. We believe that these principles are key ingredients in building stronger communities and a more sustainable business.
Eco Living Tips
Make the switch!
Do your laundry in cold water to save your clothes and save on energy.
85-90% of the energy used during warm and hot water laundry loads goes towards heating the water. Switch to cold water and you use less energy, your clothes last longer and colours stay brilliant!
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