Almost 213,000 Hydro One customers spent 10 per cent or more of their disposable household income on electricity bills in 2015, according to data obtained exclusively by Global News.

And for more than 37,000 Ontarians, nearly 30 per cent of their income went to paying for electricity.

That means more than one-fifth of the energy distributor’s 950,000 residential customers use between 25 and 400 per cent more of their available income than the anti-poverty advocacy group Low-Income Energy Network recommends