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Welcome to Eastern Ontario Power


We proudly and safely distribute electricity to over 3,500 customers in the Gananoque area. Canadian Niagara Power Inc. ("Eastern Ontario Power") is also responsible for the maintenance of the local electricity distribution system.

Our website provides you with access to a broad range of information, whether you are a residential or commercial customer. With a long history of serving our communities, Eastern Ontario Power takes great pride in providing professional service and competitive rates to our customers.

If you are unable to find the information you require within our website, or have further questions, please contact us at our Customer Service Centre at 613.382.2118. You can also reach our team of customer service representatives by completing our online contact form.


Recent News & Media

New Electricity Prices for Households and Small Business Consumers Announced

Thursday, October 31, 2013

On October 17, 2013, the Ontario Energy Board announced new electricity prices. The new prices will apply to most households and small businesses starting November 1. For more information Click Here.


Making Connections-Spring/Summer 2013 Newsletter

Friday, May 31, 2013

To view Making Connections-Spring/Summer 2013 Newsletter click here

Summer Safety Tips

Monday, May 27, 2013

Stay Safe this Summer
Summer only comes once a year and we want you to enjoy every minute of it. Stay safe and
have some fun in the sun with these safety tips:

*Keep electric radios, TVs, clocks, barbecues, lights and
other electrical appliances at least 3 metres from a
pool and wet surfaces.
*Swimming pools should be well away from hydro
wires - you run the risk of hitting the wires with
long-handled cleaning equipment.
*All outdoor electrical outlets should be weatherproof
and equipped with a ground fault circuit interrupter
(GFCI) - this is especially important in damp
locations where more protection is necessary than a
fuse or circuit breaker.
*Make sure that trees where children play don’t have
wires passing through them. Don’t climb in or build
anything in a tree with wires running through it.
*Fly kites and model airplanes in an open field - not
near power lines.
*If you’re outside during an electrical storm seek
shelter. The best shelter is a house; jump in your
vehicle; get in your golf cart; or, seek low ground. Sit
or lie down - it may be uncomfortable, but it may
save your life.
*If a power line hits your car, stay inside unless the car
catches fire. Then jump clear without touching metal
and ground at the same time. Shuffle away keeping
both feet on the ground.
*If someone is touching a fallen power line, stay away.
Don’t rescue the victim - efforts to pull a shock victim
away could make you a victim. Call for emergency
*Watch overhead when boating. Masts, fishing poles,
or tall radio antennae could contact overhead


Thursday, November 8, 2012

On October 31, 2012, six of FortisOntario’s Power Line Technicians left for Poughkeepsie New York
to assist Central Hudson Gas and Electric with the massive restoration effort in front of them. They are six of about 700 crew members working around the clock to help get life back to normal after Hurricane Sandy.   At one point, 105,000 of Central Hudson’s 300,000 customers were without power.
Whenever there is a devastating natural event, emergency services and utility companies often travel outside of their jurisdiction to assist where needed.  When Bill Daley, FortisOntario’s Chief Executive Officer and President  spoke to Central Hudson’s management he said “The message to me was quite simple... send everybody you can."
FortisOntario crews were initially expected to return on Sunday but have extended their stay to assist
with restoration efforts in neighbouring utilities of Central Hudson Gas and Electric. “This is a chance for our company to give back," said Bill Daley.