Fortis Inc. (“Fortis”) is the largest investor-owned distribution utility in Canada, serving approximately 2,100,000 gas and electricity customers. Its regulated holdings include electric distribution utilities in five Canadian provinces and three Caribbean countries and a natural gas utility in British Columbia. FortisOntario Inc. (“FortisOntario”) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Fortis Inc. and is a licensed by the OEB for the transmission and distribution of electricity in Ontario. FortisOntario’s Ontario operating subsidiaries include Cornwall Electric, Algoma Power Inc. and Canadian Niagara Power Inc. (“CNPI”).
CNPI is a licensed transmitter (ET-2003-0073). Its transmission system is interconnected with Hydro One Networks Inc.'s ("Hydro One") transmission system in Niagara Falls, Ontario and provides service in and around the area of Fort Erie, Ontario. The transmission system is also interconnected, through an emergency tie line, with the transmission system owned and operated by US National Grid in New York State.
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