About Midland PUC

Midland Power Utility Corporation (Midland PUC) is an electricity distributor or local distribution company (LDC), now owned and operated by Newmarket-Tay Power Distribution Ltd. (NTPDL). From 1908 to 2000  we operated as a public corporation and were known as the Midland Public Utilities Commission. In 2000 we were incorporated under the Ontario Business Corporation’s Act and are owned by the Corporation of the Town of Midland.  On September 7, 2018, Midland notified the OEB that the share purchase transaction between the Corporation of the Town of Midland and Newmarket-Tay Power Distribution Ltd. closed on September 7, 2018.

Our Vision:

An independent, industry-leading LDC committed to our customers’ changing needs.

Our Mission:

Earning the trust of our customers by safely and reliably meeting their electricity needs.

Core Values:

Our Team is the strength of our company.  We demonstrate the following values in everything we do:

  • Safety First – our top priority on the job and in the communities we serve.
  • Respect – is how we treat each other and our customers.
  • Reliable – our customers depend on us to provide electricity and the services they need.
  • Customer-focus – serving our customers is why we exist.



Midland PUC receives high voltage power (44,000 volts) from transmission lines in Waubaushene and step-down the electricity to a usable low-voltage level for local homes, businesses, institutions and industry.

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Our other responsibilities include connecting renewable generation, delivering effective conservation and demand management programs, installing smart meters and implementing time-of-use pricing and investing in grid modernization initiatives.

Midland PUC’s goal is to provide our customers with reliable energy and we have a very long history of providing safe, reliable and trusted electricity distribution. We value our customer concerns and needs and always strive to maintain harmony with nature and the environment. We employ a workforce of 18 and will not allow our employees’ safety to be compromised at any cost. Midland PUC strives to be the best corporate citizen in Midland.

Nuclear Generating Station - Primary Transmission Lines - Waubaushene Transmission Station - Subtransmission - Midland PUC Substation - Distribution - Secondary - Midland Residential User