Electric Vehicles and the Grid

September 13, 2022

I wrote back in March about electric vehicles (EVs) and how I thought we would be up to the challenge…

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September 7, 2022

Our customers really only want three things:  reliable service (no outages), a fair price and good service when needed.  I…

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Ontario Electricity Distributors Consolidation

August 31, 2022

I have mentioned that prior to the passage of the Electricity Act, 1998 there were over 300 electricity distributors (LDCs)…

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Cost of Service Application

August 24, 2022

Work has commenced on the NOTL Hydro Cost of service application for rates starting January 1, 2024.  This may seem…

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Industry Associations

August 17, 2022

For an industry with about 60 companies, the Ontario electricity distribution sector has a lot of industry associations. I count…

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NOTL Battery Project

August 10, 2022

We purchased a lithium-ion battery in 2019 and installed it on one of our feeder lines.  The purchase was part…

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Technological Optimism

August 3, 2022

I am a technological optimist.  Always have been.  I am aware that social advances are equally, if not more, important…

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Energy Services Niagara Inc.

July 27, 2022

NOTL Hydro is owned 100% by a holding company called Niagara-on-the-Lake Energy Inc. (NOTL Energy).  NOTL Energy is owned 100%…

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A Complicated Mess

July 20, 2022

If you are new to the Ontario electricity industry, or you step back and look at it objectively, you quickly…

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Outages Blog

July 13, 2022

There are basically three things our customers want from NOTL Hydro: a fair bill, no outages and good service when…

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