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Welcome to Welland Hydro-Electric System Corp.

Welcome to the official website of Welland Hydro-Electric System Corporation.


Welland Hydro-Electric System Corp. is responsible for the safe delivery of electricity to homes and businesses in the City of Welland and the maintenance of the local electricity distribution system.


We have a long history of serving our community and take great pride in providing professional service and competitive rates to help make the City of Welland a great place to live and do business.


Our website is designed to provide you with access to a wide variety of information, whether you are a residential or commercial customer.


If you are unable to find the information you need on our website or if you have other questions, call our Customer Service Centre at 905-732-1381. You can also contact us by filling out our online form.

Recent News

Ontario's Q1 2015 Electricity Supply Mix

Friday, June 26, 2015

The Ontario Energy Board (OEB) has released Ontario's Q1 2015 supply mix. Click here for more details.

Phone Scam Alert

Monday, May 11, 2015

Calls are being received from individuals claiming to be Welland Hydro representatives demanding a credit card payment be made to prevent your hydro service from being disconnected. Do not provide any account or credit card information and simply hang up the phone. Welland Hydro shows up as the caller name, but the number that seems to be appearing is either 1-877-205-9771 or 289-505-3688.

OEB Releases New TOU Rates for Summer

Monday, April 20, 2015

The Ontario Energy Board has released the summer TOU rates which will come into effect on May 1, 2015. Click here for details.

Welland Hydro President Recognized

Friday, March 27, 2015

As part of the National Engineering Month activities, the Niagara Engineering Week Organizing Committee held a luncheon at Club Italia on March 6, 2015, where they announced this year’s recipient of the Niagara Engineering Award of Merit.


The recipient of this year's Award of Merit was given to Mr. Ross Peever,  President & CEO of Welland Hydro-Electric System Corp. for displaying exemplary leadership and achievement in the Niagara Engineering Community through innovation and service to raise the image of engineering to the general public. 


Ross was extremely honored to receive the award not only on his behalf but on behalf of the employees of Welland Hydro-Electric System Corp.  "This award is really a reflection of all the hard work and dedication that the employees of WHESC provide on a daily basis to not only the organization, but most importantly to the community of Welland" Peever said.

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Smart Meters - ESA Report

Friday, January 23, 2015

On January 22, 2015 the Electrical Safety Authority announced it had directed Ontario’s electrical utilities (local distribution companies) to replace and discontinue the use of a specific model of electrical meter: the Sensus 3.2 with remote disconnect.  There are only 5,400 of these meters reported in use in Ontario which is less than one (1) percent of the 4.8 million meters in Ontario.

Welland Hydro-Electric System Corp. does not have any Sensus 3.2 remote disconnect meters installed at any of our customer’s homes and/or businesses in Welland.


For more information regarding the ESA announcement, click here.