Posts Categorized: News

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 »

Happy Holidays from Erie Thames Powerlines!

Erie Thames Powerlines would like to wish everyone a safe and happy holiday season and all the best for 2017! Employee Fundraising The employees at Erie Thames Powerlines and ERTH Corporation joined forces to give back to our community this holiday season. Each year we select a different community within our service territory to support. As a… Read more »

Holiday Electrical Safety

‘Tis the season for holiday decorating! Many favourite decorations involve lights and electricity, so it is very important that they are installed properly to ensure the safety of you and your loved ones. The Electrical Safety Authority has a ton of electrical safety tips. Check out their short video below. Holiday Lighting Safety Tips Only use indoor… Read more »

Scheduled Power Interruption for Tavistock – November 27, 2016

Tavistock Power Outage November 27 2016

There will be a scheduled power interruption on Sunday, November 27, 2016, between the hours of 12:01 a.m. and 7:00 a.m. in the Village of Tavistock. This power interruption is necessary to allow us to make improvements to the electrical supply system. Not all customers in Tavistock will be affected. Only those located in the… Read more »

No Change to Electricity Prices, but Winter Time-of-Use Hours Begin November 1

The Ontario Energy Board (OEB) has announced that it is holding the line on the prices most Ontario households and small business customers pay for electricity. The decision means that commodity prices for residential and small business customers on the Regulated Price Plan (RPP) plan will remain unchanged through April 30, 2017. This is shown… Read more »

2017 OEB Rate Application

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Erie Thames Powerlines has filed an application with the Ontario Energy Board for its 2017 rates. Click here for more information. 

No Change to Electricity Prices, but Winter Time-of-Use Hours Begin November 1

The Ontario Energy Board (OEB) has announced that it is holding the line on the prices most Ontario households and small business customers pay for electricity. The decision means that commodity prices for residential and small business customers on the Regulated Price Plan (RPP) plan will remain unchanged through April 30, 2017. This is shown… Read more »

Potential Postal Disruption’s Impact on Your Erie Thames Powerlines Bill

Erie Thames Powerlines is recommending customers review their billing and payment options to avoid any impact of a strike at Canada Post. The Canadian Union of Postal Workers will be in a legal position to strike as of August 28, 2016. In the event of a service disruption, customers who currently receive or pay their… Read more »