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In Our Community

Welland Hydro-Electric System Corp. is a community focused organization and an active participant in the growth and prosperity of the City of Welland. We are proud of the many community programs we either sponsor or participate in. We are also equally proud of the efforts of our many civic-minded employees who generously give their time to volunteer in the community.


Recent News in our Community

2017 Supply Mix

Friday, October 5, 2018

The OEB has posted updated supply mix data with information from 2017. As per Ontario Regulation 416/99 made under the OEB Act, and the Board’s Directive, this information is required to be disclosed to Ontario consumers.


Please click here for details.

Power Outage

Thursday, September 13, 2018

A tree has fallen and taken out power to accounts in the Young, Moyer, Carl and Matthews area. Time to restore is unknown until we have had a chance to determine the extent of the damage. Crews are onsite now. Thank you for your patience and understanding.

Possible Canada Post Service Disruption

Monday, September 10, 2018

Be prepared for a possible Canada Post service disruption later this month. Register for Customer Connect and sign up for e-billing to ensure you continue to receive account information in a timely fashion.


Click here to register for Customer Connect.


*** Please note that in the event of a Canada Post work stoppage, you remain responsible for paying your bills on time. ***

Customer Alert - Unsolicited Door-to-Door Sales

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Welland Hydro-Electric System Corp. has received information from several customers who have had a salesperson arrive at their door stating they are able to offer them several free Nest products (thermostat, CO2 detectors, outdoor cameras, etc...), plus a credit on their hydro bill, if they sign a lease agreement. The salesperson will also try to book a time (same day) to install the Nest products.


Please note that this company is not affiliated with Welland Hydro and can not offer a credit on your monthly hydro invoice.


The company's name is CHICC and will also have a Trusted Home Services logo on their agreement. Customers are encouraged to use caution and make sure that they read and understand any agreement before disclosing any information and/or signing the agreement.


OEB Releases Summer 2018 TOU Rates

Friday, April 20, 2018

The Ontario Energy Board has released the summer TOU rates which will come into effect on May 1, 2018. Click here for details.

Sign Up for Your Account Online

Monday, February 5, 2018

You said it, we listened! After plenty of feedback, you no longer have to miss time at work, or re-arrange your day, to make it into our office to set up a new account.  If you are moving to, or within Welland, you can now set up your account online.


Moving Forms - Residential Customers


Moving Forms - Non Residential Customers


Should you run into any technical difficulties while using the online forms, please contact us at 

Customer Connect Portal - System Maintenance

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

The Customer Connect portal will be down for system maintenance on Saturday January 27, 2018 from 12:00 pm until 6:00 pm. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Welland Hydro's 2018 IRM Application

Monday, November 13, 2017

To view a copy of Welland Hydro's 2018 IRM application before the Ontario Energy Board (OEB), please click here.


For OEB correspondence regarding Welland Hydro's 2018 IRM Application (EB-2017-0081), click here.

Welland Hydro Rate Application - Approved

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

The Ontario Energy Board has approved Welland Hydro-Electric System Corp.'s 2017 rate application. The new rates will become effective on May 1, 2017. To review the approved rates, please click here.

OESP Changes

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Support for lower-income electricity consumers will increase by 50 per cent and more consumers will be eligible for assistance under changes to the Ontario Electricity Support Program (OESP), which take effect May 1, 2017.


Click here for more details.