Organizations Involved in Energizing Tomorrow

Industry experts, community advisors, and several local organizations are working together to explore future opportunities for Guelph’s energy assets.

The City of Guelph and City Council

Guelph Hydro is ultimately owned by the City of Guelph. After we hear from the community and weigh all our options, Guelph City Council has the authority to make the final decision about how to proceed. Learn more about Guelph City Council at

Guelph Hydro Electric Systems Inc.

Guelph Hydro is a medium-sized local distribution company delivering electricity in a safe and reliable manner to more than 54,000 customers in Guelph and Rockwood, Ontario. You can learn more about Guelph Hydro at

Guelph Municipal Holdings Inc. (GMHI)

GMHI is completely owned by the City of Guelph. The company has paused active business operations allowing the City and Guelph Hydro to have a closer working relationship.

Ontario Energy Board

The Ontario Energy Board is an independent and impartial public agency. As the regulator, the Ontario Energy Board makes sure electricity and natural gas companies in Ontario follow the laws and rules.

The Ontario Energy Board sets electricity rates and measures how well Ontario’s electricity distributors are performing each year. The Ontario Energy Board’s goal is to promote a sustainable and efficient energy sector that provides consumers with reliable energy services at a reasonable cost.

Learn more at

Alectra Utilities

Alectra is the largest municipally-owned electric utility in Canada distributing electricity to nearly one million customers within a 1,800 square kilometre service territory consisting of 15 communities.

Learn more about Alectra at