Region Overview

The Kitchener, Waterloo, Cambridge and Guelph (KWCG) region is located to the west of the Greater Toronto area in southwestern Ontario. The region includes the municipalities of Kitchener, Waterloo, Cambridge and Guelph, as well as portions of Perth and Wellington counties and the townships of Wellesley, Woolwich, Wilmot, and North Dumfries.

Region's Local Distribution Companies

  • Alectra Utilities Corporation.
  • Centre Wellington Hydro Ltd.
  • Energy + Inc.
  • Halton Hills Hydro Inc.
  • Hydro One Networks Inc.
  • Kitchener-Wilmot Hydro Inc.
  • Milton Hydro Distribution Inc.
  • Waterloo North Hydro Inc.
  • Wellington North Power Inc.


Map: Kitchener-Waterloo

Current Status

The second Regional Planning cycle for this region was completed with publishing of the RIP report in December 2021. It is expected that the Third Regional Planning cycle will be initiated in 2024 or earlier with the completion of the Needs Assessment report.


(Most Recent Shown First)
Status Completion Date
Regional Infrastructure Planning (2nd Cycle)
Completed December 2021
Integrated Regional Resource Planning (2nd Cycle) Completed May 2021
Scoping Assessment (2nd Cycle) Completed May 2019
Needs Assessment (2nd Cycle) Completed December 2018
Needs Assessment Report
Completed December 2018
Regional Infrastructure Planning
Completed December 2015
Integrated Regional Resource Planning
Completed April 2015

*The completed reports are available below.

Relevant Documents

Regional Infrastructure Planning (RIP)
Name Completion Date
KWCG RIP - Report (2nd cycle)  December 2021
KWCG RIP - Report  December 2015

Integrated Regional Resource Planning (IRRP)
Completion Date
KWCG IRRP – Appendices (2nd Cycle)  May 2021
KWCG IRRP – Report (2nd Cycle)  May 2021
KWCG - IRRP - Appendices  April 2015
KWCG - IRRP - Report  April 2015
Needs Assessment (NA) & Scoping Assessment (SA)
Name Completion Date
KWCG SA – Report (2nd Cycle) May 2019
KWCG NA - Report (2nd cycle) December 2018

Additional Documents
Name Completion Date
GATR - HO Sect 92 Submission  June 2013
OPA Letter to Hydro One Regarding KWCG  May 2013
Guelph Area Transmission Reinforcement Project  August 2012