Wish List

January 4, 2023

In keeping with the season, I have put together my New Year’s wish list for the Ontario electricity industry. This…

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December 21, 2022

The NOTL Hydro office is open during regular business hours and all the NOTL Hydro staff are working at or…

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NOTL Hydro: Business or Government?

December 14, 2022

Depending on your perspective, NOTL Hydro can be considered a business or a government entity.  There are valid arguments for…

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Asset Management

December 7, 2022

One less exciting but very necessary part of our industry is asset management.  This means making sure the assets we…

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Board of Directors

November 30, 2022

With the municipal elections last month, NOTL Hydro is likely to get two new Board members.  Both Betty Disero, who…

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The Price of Electricity

November 23, 2022

Electricity pricing in Ontario is complicated.  I have mentioned that many times.  Generally, the price of electricity is made up…

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Food and Toy Drive

November 16, 2022

The Niagara-on-the-Lake Santa Claus parade will be on December 10th this year.  Like every non-pandemic year since 2002, NOTL Hydro…

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Carbon Pricing

November 9, 2022

The 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference, or COP27, is going on right now in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt.  Given…

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Customer Density

November 2, 2022

The biggest pre-determining factor affecting customer rates is customer density; how many customers a local distribution company (LDC) has per…

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Disconnects Bog

October 25, 2022

Last week, we disconnected 6 customers for non-payment.  Fortunately, they have all since got their accounts caught up and have…

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