Reliability by Feeder

February 28, 2024

In addition to tracking reliability for all of NOTL, NOTL Hydro also tracks reliability by feeder.  The Ontario Energy Board…

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Distribution System Operator

February 20, 2024

One of the big topics of conversation in the industry right now is the concept of a Distribution System Operation…

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Electrification and Energy Transition Panel Report

February 14, 2024

The Electrification and Energy Transition Panel (EETP) was created in late 2022 to provide a report with recommendations on what…

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OEB Letter of Direction & Climate Change

December 14, 2023

On November 29, 2023 the Ministry of Energy released the Minister’s Letter of Direction to the Ontario Energy Board (OEB). …

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Natural Gas Generation in Ontario

December 6, 2023

Democracy is a noisy, messy and nerve-racking process.  As Winston Churchill is quoted as saying “democracy is the worst form…

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Battery Donation

December 4, 2023

It has been announced that NOTL Hydro has donated its battery storage unit to Niagara College.  The announcement can be…

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In Praise of Smaller Electricity Distributors in Ontario

November 9, 2023

NOTL Hydro is one of the smaller Local Distribution Companies (LDCs) in Ontario.  NOTL Hydro has just over 10,000 customers…

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Cost of Power Update

October 25, 2023

The Ministry of Energy of the Government of Ontario (MOE) and the Ontario Energy Board (OEB) both recently issued press…

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Tree Trimming

September 19, 2023

One of the leading causes of outages on our system is contacts from trees with our lines.  This can create…

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Niagara Region Review

September 6, 2023

The provincially appointed facilitator for the Niagara Region will be named next week.  Normally, I try to stick to electricity…

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