Regulatory Affairs

Horizon Utilities Corporation’s rates and services are regulated by the Ontario Energy Board, an independent provincial government agency. At any time, Horizon Utilities may have one or more applications before the OEB, and may as well be participating in other OEB-sponsored proceedings. Current Horizon Utilities applications and submissions, if any, are listed below.

January 8, 2015

Horizon Utilities Corporation filed a Custom Incentive Rate (“CIR”) application with the Ontario Energy Board (the “Board”) on April 17, 2014 under section 78 of the Ontario Energy Board Act,1998, S.O. 1998,c.15,(Schedule B) (the "Act"), seeking approval for changes to the rates that Horizon Utilities charges for electricity distribution, to be effective January 1, 2015 and each year thereafter until December 31, 2019.  The Board issued its Decision on the application on December 11, 2014 and its decision on rates January 8, 2015.

October 10, 2014

Horizon Utilities Corporation filed an application on August 5, 2014, with the Ontario Energy Board under section 74 of the Ontario Energy Board Act, 1998 for an order of the Board to amend Horizon Utilities' licensed service area in Schedule 1 of its electricity distribution licence ED-2006-0031.

Read the Ontario Energy Board decision here:

September 30, 2014

Conservation and Demand Management submission
Horizon Utilities Corporation filed the "Horizon Utilities' Corporation Conservation and Demand Management 2013 Annual Report" with the Ontario Energy Board on Sept.30, 2014; please follow the link below to access the report

Horizon Utilities 2013 CDM Annual Report


September 25, 2014

Horizon Utilities Corporation - OEB Scorecard
In accordance with Ontario Energy Board (“OEB”) regulatory policy, Horizon Utilities is providing its 2013 scorecard to customers on our web site. This new tool is accompanied by management discussion and analysis that explains the scorecard results. These measures will give valuable insight into how well Horizon Utilities is performing each year relative to measures determined by the regulatory body, the OEB.

The scorecard has been developed to provide customers with a better sense of how well their utility is performing, and will be posted annually. The 2013 results for Horizon Utilities is provided below and is also available on the OEB’s website.  Horizon Utilities is pleased to comply with OEB requirements to operate effectively, while continually seeking ways to improve productivity, focus and customer value.

View Horizon Utilities Corporation Scorecard

Since we continually seek ways to improve productivity and focus on improvements that our customer's value, our team of experts has provided a Management Discussion and Analysis for your review here.

The OEB has provided a consolidated 2013 Scorecard of all Electricity Distributors. You can view the consolidated scorecards for all Ontario Utilities here.

Frequently asked questions FAQs

May 4, 2015

Supply Mix
2014 Electricity Supply Mix

Horizon Utilities' License

Horizon Utilities’ distribution license is available through the link below.  As a condition of license, Horizon Utilities is bound to comply with six Codes that have been authorized, and are enforced by the OEB. The Codes are also available through the links below.


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