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Posted Friday, February 26, 2021

Winter Time-of-Use (TOU) and Tiered rates are now in place for Waterloo North Hydro’s (WNH) residential and small business customers, effective Feb. 23, 2021.
Beginning Jan. 1, 2021, the Government of Ontario implemented a flat rate electricity charge of 8.5 ¢/kWh 24/7 for TOU and Tiered pricing. With COVID-19 restrictions loosening across the province, the flat rate ended, and new pricing, set by the Ontario Energy Board, came into effect. The new rates and periods...

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Posted Tuesday, January 19, 2021

The Electrical Safety Authority (ESA) is reminding members of the public, constructors and property owners of hazards involving stockpiling dirt, sand or snow in the vicinity of overhead powerlines.
Recently a stockpile of sand was placed directly below an overhead high voltage powerline creating hazards to members of the public and to the workers placing the stockpile while using high reach equipment such as excavators, dump trucks or conveyors in the vicinity of overhead...

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Posted Friday, January 08, 2021

Waterloo North Hydro’s (WNH) customer bills will be decreasing in 2021 after the utility received approval from the Ontario Energy Board for new distribution rates effective January 1, 2021.
As a result of the approval, a typical residential customer using 750 kWh per month will see a reduction of 16 cents in their monthly electricity bill in 2021.
As many Waterloo area residents are dealing with the challenges of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, WNH was able to provide...

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Posted Tuesday, December 15, 2020

Waterloo North Hydro (WNH) and its customers are providing more than 6,000 meals to local families through The Food Bank of Waterloo Region.
WNH made a donation of 6,123 meals to The Food Bank following its fall eBilling Campaign. During the campaign, WNH donated six meals to The Food Bank for every customer that registered for eBilling between mid-October and Nov. 20 and 12 meals for every customer that registered between Dec. 1 and Dec. 8.
“As the COVID-19 pandemic...

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Posted Monday, December 07, 2020

Waterloo North Hydro’s (WNH) drive for five is a success, as the utility has been named one of Waterloo Area’s Top Employers for 2021. This marks the fifth consecutive year that WNH has been honoured with this distinction.
The 2021 Top Employer Award recognizes employers in the Kitchener-Waterloo area who lead their industries in offering exceptional places to work and develop talent. The winners are chosen based on eight criteria, including physical workplace;...

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