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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 »

Information Nights for Erie Thames Powerlines Customers

Over the next couple of weeks, Erie Thames Powerlines will be hosting several customer information nights within our service territory. The dates and locations are as follows: Wednesday, March 29, 2017, at 7:00 p.m. – Mitchell Community Centre, 185 Wellington Street, Mitchell Thursday, March 30, 2017, at 7:00 p.m. – East Elgin Community Complex, 531 Talbot… Read more »

Bill Changes as of January 1, 2017

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As of January 1, 2017, the Ontario government will rebate the provincial portion of HST from electricity bills. The Ontario Rebate for Electricity Consumers Act, 2016 was passed back in October and will reduce electricity costs by 8 per cent on the amount before tax. This will save approximately $130 each year for about five million… Read more »