Ontario Energy Board – Net Metering Program


The Net Metering program provides an opportunity for customers to generate their own renewable electricity while sending excess power to the grid for a credit. This can be availed from the electricity retailers.

Comments on Funding:

Applicants must enter into a net metering agreement with their utility to send any excess renewable electricity to their grid in exchange for on-bill credits.


To be eligible for net metering, applicants must:

  • be residential (homes);
  • be businesses;
  • be generating renewable electricity primarily for their own use;
  • meet the utility’s technical, safety and inspection requirements.

Applications Steps:

Applicants must:

Documentation Needed:

Applicants, in contract with electricity retailers, must provide a signed

  1. Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) for the purchase of electricity generated by the renewable energy system; and
  2. Associated Equipment Agreement (AEA) for the renewable energy system itself.

Other Things to Note:

The Net Metering Program is available through the following utility companies:

  1. Bluewater Power Distribution Corporation
  2. Canadian Niagara Power Inc.
  3. Centre Wellington Hydro Ltd.
  4. Cooperative Hydro Embrun Inc.
  5. ERTH Power Corporation
  6. Halton Hills Hydro Inc.
  7. Lakefront Utilities Inc.
  8. Niagara-on-the-Lake Hydro Inc.
  9. North Bay Hydro Distribution Limited
  10. Orangeville Hydro Limited
  11. Ottawa River Power Corporation
  12. Sioux Lookout Hydro Inc.
  13. Tillsonburg Hydro Inc.
  14. Welland Hydro-Electric System Corp.
  15. Wellington North Power Inc.

Program Contact:

Net Metering Program


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