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A crew from Erie Thames Powerlines/ERTH is making their way south today to the Irma-devastated area  of Tampa, Florida to provide restoration assistance.  Scott Brooks, Director of Operations & Risk at Erie Thames Powerlines, advised that the crew consisting of Brady Verougstraete, Brett Finlayson, Jake Warner and John Barrett will join up with crews from… Read more »

ERTH Shareholders Agree to Pursue Merger with Goderich Hydro

Representatives from ERTH Corporation (“ERTH”) announced today that at its Shareholder meeting on Thursday, August 10, 2017 ERTH’s eight municipal shareholders unanimously agreed to pursue a merger with West Coast Huron Energy Inc. (“Goderich Hydro”).  This merger will benefit both the shareholder and ratepayers in the coming years. The merger will take place between Erie… Read more »

Scheduled Power Interruption for Tavistock on July 30, 2017

Tavistock Power Outage July 30 2017

Please be advised that a scheduled power interruption will take place in Tavistock on Sunday, June 30, 2017, weather permitting. The outage will last from approximately 1:00 a.m. until 6:00 a.m. This outage is necessary in order for our team to perform required maintenance on the Tavistock Substation. Not all customers in Tavistock will be… Read more »

New Electricity Prices Effective July 1, 2017

The OEB has announced that it is decreasing electricity prices for households and small businesses for the second time in 2017. Starting July 1, all time-of-use periods will be reduced. This means that the bill for a typical residential customer who uses 750 kWh per month will be about $121. These new prices are about… Read more »

Scheduled Power Interruption in Otterville – June 15

Scheduled Power Interruption - Affected Areas in Otterville - June 15, 2017

Please be advised that a scheduled power interruption will take place in Otterville on Thursday, June 15, 2017. The outage will last from approximately 11:00 p.m. until 1:00 a.m. This outage is necessary in order for Hydro One Networks to make improvements to the electricity supply system. Not all customers in Port Stanley will be affected. The green… Read more »

Phone Scam Occurring in our Area

Please be advised of a phone scam that has targeted our service area. These callers have claimed to be from Erie Thames Powerlines and have threatened to disconnect customers unless they make a payment. If you receive a call and have any doubt that the caller is truly an Erie Thames Powerlines employee, say no and… Read more »

Scheduled Power Interruption for Port Stanley – May 14, 2017

Port Stanley Scheduled Outage May 14 2017

Please be advised that a scheduled power interruption will take place in Port Stanley on Sunday, May 14, 2017. The outage will last from approximately 1:00 a.m. until 6:00 a.m. This outage is necessary in order for Erie Thames Powerlines to make improvements to the electricity supply system. Not all customers in Port Stanley will be affected. The green… Read more »

April 28 – Day of Mourning

April 28th is the National Day of Mourning in Canada to remember workers who have died, been injured or suffered illness in the workplace.  Please take a moment on this day to remember these workers, and to consider the importance of safety in the workplace. The National Day of Mourning was established in 1984 by the Canadian… Read more »

Scheduled Power Interruption for Otterville – May 5, 2017 – UPDATED

Otterville Scheduled Power Outage Map May 6 2017

Please be advised that a scheduled power interruption will take place in the Village of Otterville on Friday, May 5, 2017. The outage will last from approximately 11:00 p.m. until 1:00 a.m. on Saturday, May, 6. This outage is necessary in order for Hydro One Networks to make improvements to the electricity supply system. Not… Read more »

New Electricity Prices Effective May 1

The OEB has announced that households and small businesses will see their electricity prices go down starting May 1. This means that the bill for a typical residential customer who uses 750 kWh per month will be about $127. The image below outlines the new prices effective May 1, 2017. May 1st is also the… Read more »