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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Electrification and Energy Transition Panel

August 30, 2023

Late in 2022, the Government of Ontario appointed an Electrification and Energy Transition Panel (EETP).  The EETP is to provide…

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Powering Ontario’s Growth

August 2, 2023

The Government of Ontario recently released their plan on how Ontario will manage the electrification of the energy sector as…

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2023 Government of Ontario Electricity Initiatives

July 26, 2023

NOTL Hydro recently enabled its customers to switch to the Ultra-Low Overnight Rate. This is one of two major initiatives…

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Cost of Electricity 2008-2023

May 24, 2023

The following table provides a breakdown of the cost of electricity for a residential customers with a 750 kwh load…

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