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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

Customer Alert - Unsolicited Calls

Thursday, January 16, 2020

We have received information from several customers who have received unsolicited calls claiming to be from Welland Hydro regarding potential hydro rebates.


Use extreme caution before sharing any of your electrical account information with them.

Welland Hydro's 2020 IRM Application

Monday, November 18, 2019

To view a copy of Welland Hydro's 2020 IRM application before the Ontario Energy Board (OEB), please click here.


For OEB correspondence regarding Welland Hydro's 2020 IRM Application (EB-2019-0072), click here.

OEB Releases Winter TOU Rates

Friday, November 1, 2019

The Ontario Energy Board has released the winter TOU rates which will come into effect on November 1, 2019. Click here for details.

OEB Releases Welland Hydro's 2018 Scorecard Results

Monday, September 30, 2019

On December 17, 2010, the Ontario Energy Board (OEB) initiated a consultative process to address how the Board might create conditions which will foster the cost-effective and efficient implementation of Board-approved network investment plans by transmitters and distributors through the establishment of appropriate standards for performance and efficiency, the provision of appropriate incentives, and the review of utility performance. 


This initiative is part of a coordinated consultative process to develop a renewed regulatory framework for electricity.


To view Welland Hydro's 2018 scorecard results, please select - English version or French version


To view Welland Hydro's 2017 scorecard results, please click here.


To view Welland Hydro's 2016 scorecard results, please click here.


To view Welland Hydro's 2015 scorecard results, please click here.


To view Welland Hydro's 2014 scorecard results, please click here.


To view Welland Hydro's 2013 scorecard results, please click here.

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2018 Supply Mix

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

The OEB has posted updated supply mix data with information from 2018. 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.


In 2018, supply mix percentages are as follows:


Nuclear - 58.4%

Water Power - 23.9%

Natural Gas - 6.2%

Wind - 8.0%

Solar PV - 2.3%

Bioenergy - 0.5%

Non-Contracted - 0.8%


Please click here for additional details.