The Board has been requested by Government to undertake a review of electricity rate mitigation options and impacts in relation to the Muskrat Falls Project in accordance with the reference from the Lieutenant-Governor in Council under section 5 of the Electrical Power Control Act issued on September 5, 2018. The Board has been directed to review and report on: 1) options to reduce the impact of the Muskrat Falls Project costs on electricity rates; 2) the amount of required and surplus energy and capacity from the project; and, 3) the rate impacts of the identified options based on the most recent project cost estimates.

Government has appointed Dennis Browne, Q.C. as Consumer Advocate for the purposes of participating in this review. Mr. Browne may be contacted here



You may send your submissions or comments as follows:
Mail:                     Public Utilities Board
                              Rate Mitigation Review
                              P.O. Box 21040
                              St. John’s NL  A1A 5B2

Hand deliver:     Suite E210 120 Torbay Road, St. John’s NL  (Office Hours: 8:30am - 12:30pm, 1:30pm - 4:30pm)

If you wish to have your comments placed on the record for the review to be considered by the Board your contact information including full name, address, phone number and/or email must be provided.

Board’s Use of Personal Information
Please note that all documents placed on the record are posted to the Board’s website and are available to anyone who files a request. For privacy purposes, personal information will be redacted and comments will be posted to the website with initials only. Information which is identified as personal and private will not be released publically or provided to any party in the review without your prior consent.