OEB orders Hydro One to eliminate the Seasonal Rate Class
On September 17, 2020, the Ontario Energy Board (OEB) ruled that Hydro One will eliminate the Seasonal Rate Class, and shall move all customers into one of their other, density-based rate classes. This decision has been preceded by numerous rate applications and intervenor submissions by FOCA and others over the past five years.
FOCA remains extremely concerned about the financial impacts this change will have on the estimated 78,000 seasonal customers that will be moving to the R2 (low density) residential class and will face increases of $60/month or more, based on Hydro One's last estimates. Read more here: