Smart Metering Entity's 2018-2022 Fee Application

On August 31, 2017, the IESO, in its capacity as the Smart Metering Entity (“SME”), filed a fee application with the Ontario Energy Board. The application and other documents which form the record of the OEB’s proceeding are available on the OEB’s webpage.

In the application the IESO has proposed a Smart Metering Charge of $0.59 per meter per month. The proposed fee is a reduction from the current Smart Metering Charge of $0.79 per meter per month.

On March 1, 2018, the OEB approved the SME's new fee, per smart meter per month of $0.57, effective January 1, 2018 for a period of 5 years (2018-2022).