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Welcome to Canadian Niagara Power


We proudly and safely distribute electricity to over 24,800 homes and businesses in the communities of Fort Erie and Port Colborne, Ontario. Canadian Niagara Power Inc. ("Canadian Niagara Power") is also responsible for the maintenance of the local electricity distribution system.

Our website provides you with access to a broad range of information, whether you are a residential or commercial customer. With a long history of serving our communities, Canadian Niagara Power takes great pride in providing professional service and competitive rates to our customers.

If you are unable to find the information you require within our website, or have further questions, please visit us at our Customer Service Centre in Fort Erie at 1130 Bertie Street or reach us by telephone: customers in Fort Erie call 905.871.0330 and Port Colborne customers call 905.835.0051. You can also reach our team of customer service representatives by completing our online contact form.

Canadian Niagara Power Inc. has a strong and reliable electricity system, but occasionally we are at the mercy of the Canadian climate. In the winter, heavy snow or ice storms can cause power lines to break, while in the summer and fall, fierce winds, rain and lightning can cause extensive damage that leads to power outages.

If you are experiencing a power outage or wish to report an electrical emergency please use our 24/7 Emergency Service Number 1-844-501-WIRE (9473).
Thank you.


Recent News and Media

International Power Line Project Update

Sunday, December 20, 2015

3 of 5 ropes have been strung across the Niagara River.  The subsequent four ropes will continue to be strung this morning.


International Power Line Project Bulletin ~ Delay until Sunday, December 20

Friday, December 18, 2015


For Release: December 18, 2015

Contact: Kristine Carmichael, (905) 871-0330 x 3209,

Steve Brady (716) 831-7744,

Fort Erie, ON – The weekend work previously announced to complete the International

Power Line Project, involving helicopter installation of ropes across the Niagara River,

has been postponed until Sunday, December 20 due to the predicted snow weather event

for Buffalo and surrounding areas.

Traffic interruptions on interstate 190 near the Peace Bridge for Sunday will be

communicated by the New York State Thruway Authority via TRANSalert E-mail

message, commencing at 6:00 a.m., Sunday, December 20.

For more information on this project please visit CNPI’s website at

and Follow us on Facebook and Twitter at @CNPpower #IPLproject



Friday, November 13, 2015

As of approximately 3:30 a.m. today all power has been restored. Thank you for your patience while our crews worked to restore the power throughout the night.