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NEW ELECTRICITY PRICES - April 22, 2013

The Ontario Energy Board has announced new electricity prices that will begin on May 1, 2014. The new prices will make the off-peak price 7.5¢ per kWh, mid-peak price 11.2¢ per kWh, and the on-peak price 13.5¢ 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 Summer schedule on May 1. 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.

2014 Summer Time-Of-Use Schedule


Spring Coupon Event - April 7, 2014

Erie Thames Powerlines will be in our communities promoting the saveONenergy Spring Coupon Event. Find us at the following locations

  • April 12 - Faust Brothers Hardware in Mitchell
  • April 19 - Canadian Tire Store in Ingersoll
  • April 26 - Langford Lumber in Clinton

Come visit us for great information on saving energy in your home and small business and for coupons on energy efficient products available at these stores. We look forward to seeing you there!

 

Earth Hour 2014 Update - March 31, 2014

Earth Hour 2014

This past Saturday, March 29, 2014, Erie Thames Powerlines' service territory experienced a 2.23% reduction in electricity usage during Earth Hour from 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Thank you to everyone who participated!

Visit our Conservation section for tips and programs to help residential and business customers reduce electricity usage everyday.


Credit Card Payments - March 13, 2014

As of March 31, 2014, Erie Thames Powerlines will no longer be accepting Visa payments for bills. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. MasterCard payments will still be accepted. For more information on how to pay your Erie Thames Powerlines bill, visit our Paying and Understanding Your Bill page or call 1-877-850-3128.


E-billing Contest Winners

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!

 

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.

Notice of Application and Hearing for an Electricity Distribution Rate Change and Procedural Order No. 1

 

ERTH Releases its first sustainability report - July 9, 2013

Sustainability Report

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.

We encourage you to read our Sustainability Report. If you have any questions or comments, please contact us by e-mail.


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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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