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Region Overview

The Burlington to Nanticoke Region comprises the municipalities of Burlington, Hamilton, Oakville, Brantford, Brant County, Haldimand County, and Norfolk, and is divided into four sub-regions:

 

  • Brant Sub-region: The area encompasses the County of Brant, City of Brantford, and surrounding areas. 
  • Bronte Sub-region: This sub-region roughly encompasses the cities of Burlington and Oakville. 
  • Greater Hamilton Sub-region: The area encompasses the City of Hamilton and surrounding areas. 
  • Caledonia Norfolk Sub-region: This sub-region includes the Haldimand and Norfolk County, and covers the southern part of the Burlington to Nanticoke Region.

Region's Local Distribution Companies

  • Brant County Power Inc. 
  • Alectra Utilities
  • Brantford Power Inc. 
  • Hydro One Networks Inc. 
  • Burlington Hydro Inc. 
  • Oakville Hydro Electricity Distribution Inc.
  • Energy+ Inc.
  • Haldimand County Hydro Inc.
  • Norfolk Power Distribution Inc.



Map: Burlington to Nanticoke


Current Status

The first regional planning cycle for this region is complete. The Regional Infrastructure Plan (RIP) for this region was completed and published in February 2017. The RIP recommended further assessment of some of the mid and long-term needs and to identify any new needs in the region through a Needs Assessment followed by a Scoping Assessment. The Needs Assessment for the region was completed in May 2017 to be followed by a Scoping Assessment.

 

 
Accomplishment (Most Recent Shown First) Status Completion Date
Needs Assessment  Completed May 2017
Regional Infrastructure Planning
Completed February 2017
​Integrated Regional Resource Planning - Bronte  Completed ​June 2016
Local Planning Completed October 2015​
​Integrated Regional Resource Planning - Brant Completed April 2015
​Scoping Assessment ​Completed September 2014​

*The completed reports are available below.


 

 As a recommendation of the Scoping Assessment, an Integrated Regional Resource Plan (IRRP) for the Bronte Sub-region was initiated and  completed. An IRRP was also completed for the Brant Sub-region. The IESO issued a handoff letter requesting Hydro One, in consultation  with relevant LDCs, develop a wires solution to address the near-term needs in the Brant Area.

 A Local Plan was developed to address multiple local needs in the region that do not require further regional coordination.


Relevant Documents

Regional Infrastructure Planning (RIP)
Name Completion Date
RIP Report - Burlington to Nanticoke February 2017
Integrated Regional Resource Planning (IRRP)
Name Completion Date
 Bronte IRRP - Report June 2016
Bronte IRRP - Appendices June 2016
Brant Subregion - IRRP - Report April 2015
Brant Subregion - IRRP - Appendices April 2015
Local Planning (LP)
Name Completion Date
Local Planning Report - Burlington to Nanticoke Region October 2015

Needs Assessment (NA) & Scoping Assessment (SA)
Name Completion Date
Needs Assessment Report - Burlington to Nanticoke May 2017
Needs Assessment Report - Burlington to Nanticoke Region May 2014
Scoping Assessment Report
September 2014

Additional Documents
Name Completion Date
OPA Letter - Burlington Nanticoke - Brant February 2014