Regional electricity planning in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) North region is divided into the York and the GTA North Western sub-regions.
Regional planning in GTA North
The last regional planning process cycle for the York sub-region was completed in April 2015 and an Integrated Regional Resource Plan (IRRP) was released.
GTA North Western sub-region
Hydro One completed a Needs Screening for the GTA North Western sub-region in June 2016, available on the Hydro One website.
The needs of the GTA North Western sub-region were addressed as part of the planning process for the Northwest GTA, a sub-region of the GTA West Region. An IRRP for the Northwest GTA sub-region was released in April 2015. See the Northwest GTA page for more details.
About GTA North
A Working Group consisting of the local distribution companies in the region, the local transmitter (Hydro One) and the IESO use the regional planning process to identify and meet local electricity needs.
The local distribution companies providing service to customers in the area include:
Enersource Hydro Mississiauga Inc.
Hydro One Brampton Networks Inc.
Hydro One Networks Inc.
Newmarket-Tay Power Distribution Ltd.
Toronto Hydro Electric System
Veridian Connections Inc.
About the GTA North Western sub-region
The GTA North Western sub-region consists of electricity infrastructure located in the western portion of the City of Vaughan. This infrastructure supplies customers in Vaughan, Mississauga, Brampton and the City of Toronto.
PowerStream Inc., Enersource Hydro Mississauga Inc., Hydro One Brampton Networks Inc., Toronto Hydro-Electric System Inc., and Hydro One Networks Inc. are the local distribution companies in this sub-region.