Cheque Scam
Thursday, 24 March 2016 12:47

Please be advised that customers are receiving cheques for large amounts from “Essex Power Group” THIS IS A SCAM. Please do not cash the cheque and mail the entire mailing including the cheque, envelope and any additional contents directly to:

Essex Power

Attention Gilbert Iovino

200-2199 Blackacre Dr

Oldcastle On N0R 1L0

Customers are being advised to contact Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre immediately if you receive a suspicious call at 1-888-495-8501.

Customers with questions about their accounts can call Essex Powerlines at 519-737-6640.

Consumer Alert: OEB Warns Consumers of a Possible Scam
Thursday, 28 January 2016 15:40

Consumer Alert: OEB Warns Consumers of a Possible Scam

Toronto, ON – The Ontario Energy Board (OEB) is alerting Ontarians to a possible telephone scam. The OEB has received reports that individuals, claiming to be affiliated with the Ontario Electricity Support Program (OESP), were calling to request access into consumers’ homes. In two incidents last week, residents were contacted about the OESP, and notified that a home inspection was a condition of the program.

The OEB wants consumers to know that the OESP application and approval process does not require a home visit. OEB staff do not conduct a home audit, check furnaces or install equipment for this or any other program.
The OEB is taking these reports very seriously and is investigating further. If we determine that a company has broken the law or OEB rules, we will take enforcement action which could include charging a penalty and suspending, or taking away, a company’s licence to operate.

Consumers with questions or concerns about any sales calls or door-to-door experiences are encouraged to contact the OEB at within the hours of 8:30a.m. – 5p.m., Monday to Friday.
Quick Facts:

• OESP eligibility and acceptance do not require a home audit or the installation of new equipment.
• If a salesperson comes to your door, be sure to ask for identification and a business card.
• Remember, never share personal information (for example, an electricity or gas bill) with a salesperson unless you want to enter into a contract.
• If you are a customer of an electric utility and in a lower-income home, you may qualify for a reduction on your electricity bill through the OESP.
• Consumers interested in the OESP can apply online at or call 1-855-831-8151 for assistance.
• Eligibility for participating in the OESP is based on only two factors:

1. The number of people that live in your home; and
2. Your combined household income.

About The O.E.B.

The Ontario Energy Board is an independent and impartial public regulatory agency. We make decisions that serve the public interest. Our goal is to promote a sustainable and efficient energy sector that provides consumers with reliable energy services at a reasonable cost.

Essex Powerlines "Look Up!" Safety Tip
Tuesday, 05 January 2016 15:44

Essex Powerlines "What To Do" Tip for a Motor Vehicle Accident
Tuesday, 15 December 2015 00:00

Essex Powerlines 2015 Score Card
Tuesday, 29 September 2015 19:29

Essex Powerlines Performance Scorecard

On September 30, 2015, the Ontario Energy Board published Essex Powerlines Performance Scorecard. The Scorecard has been designed by the Ontario Energy Board to track and show our performance gains over a five-year period. Essex Powerlines' Performance Scorecard information can be found by clicking here


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