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Reports

Corporate Social Responsibility Report

Corporate Social Responsibility Report

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2013 Annual Report

2013 Annual Report

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2012 Annual Report

2012 Annual Report

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2011 Annual Report

2011 Annual Report

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Rates

Residential Rates

Residential Rates

Our current rates as well as explanations of the "unbundled" charges found on your bill are detailed in this publication.

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Business Rates

Business Rates

Our current rates for users with a consumption greater than 50kW are specified in this brochure. Business charges and credits are detailed. Explanations of the "unbundled" charges that now appear on your bill are also included.

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Small Business

Small Business

RatesOur current rates as well as explanations of the "unbundled" charges found on your bill are detailed in this publication.

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Programs

Ontario’s Low-Income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP)

Ontario’s Low-Income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP)

Consumers with limited financial resources have unique needs. The Ontario Energy Board (OEB) is working with local utilities, social agencies, consumer groups and other energy sector partners on a number of initiatives to help you manage your energy costs.

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Safety

Build Smart

A Guide to Required Clearances from Overhead Power Lines

To protect public safety, ensure a reliable supply of electricity, and adhere to provincial laws and regulations, Hydro Ottawa has defined minimum clearance requirements between buildings and overhead electrical power lines. If you plan on building anything near overhead power lines, you must follow important safety standards.

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Be Prepared

Be Prepared

Being prepared will help you and your family to stay safe in case of an emergency, such as an extended power outage.

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Swimming Pools in the Vicinity of Hydro Wires

Swimming Pools in the Vicinity of Hydro Wires

Your safety is our primary concern. That's why we want you to be aware of all the regulations required under the Ontario Electrical Safety Code. In this pamphlet you will find overhead and underground wiring specifications, information regarding pool permits and underground locates as well as energy management tips that will help the environment and at the same time save you money.

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Tree Planting Advice

Tree Planting Advice

Before you decide on the location of your new trees, you should consider the location of overhead and underground utility lines because they have a direct impact on both the type of tree and the planting site you select. Our booklet will assist you in planting the right tree in the right place.

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Ontario One Call - Call Before You Dig!

Ontario One Call - Call Before You Dig!

Striking a buried hydro cable could cut off power to you and your whole neighbourhood. More importantly, hitting a cable could be fatal. So please, if you are planning on putting in fence posts, planting a tree or excavating for a new pool, deck or addition call Ontario One Call before you dig. Call 1-800-400-2255 for this free service.

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Heating and Cooling

Heating and Cooling with a Heat Pump

Heating and Cooling with a Heat Pump

Heat pumps are efficient heating and cooling systems that can reduce your energy costs. This booklet describes common types of heat pumps and discusses factors to consider when choosing, installing, operating and maintaining your heat pump.

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Energy Efficiency

Energy Conservation Tips - 65 Ways to Reduce Home Energy Use

Energy Conservation Tips - 65 Ways to Reduce Home Energy Use

Conserving energy at home is an easy way to save money and help reduce your environmental footprint. It's not about changing your lifestyle – it's about doing simple things that can make a big difference. Here are 65 TIPS to help you to reduce usage and lower energy bills.

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Managing your Electricity Costs

Managing your Electricity Costs

By understanding how and when your facility uses electricity, you will be able to discover opportunities to cuts costs and boost profits.
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ENERGY STAR® - Qualified Consumer Electronics (Factsheet)

ENERGY STAR® - Qualified Consumer Electronics (Factsheet)

Consumer Electronic products that qualify for the ENERGY STAR® symbol save consumers money because they use less energy than conventional products.

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