Residential Electricity Rates

Wednesday 5:22AM

Currently Off-Peak

Off-Peak
7PM - 7AM
8.2¢/kWh
Mid-Peak
11AM - 5PM
11.3¢/kWh
On-Peak
7AM - 11AM • 5PM - 7PM
17¢/kWh

2021 Holiday Schedule When Off-Peak Prices Are in Effect.

Electricity used on weekends and holidays is charged the off-peak price during both the Winter and Summer periods.

January 1 - New Year’s Day February 15 - Family Day
April 2 - Good Friday May 24 - Victoria Day
July 1 - Canada Day August 2 - Civic Holiday
September 6 - Labour Day October 11 - Thanksgiving Day
December 25 - Christmas Day December 26 - Boxing Day

 

Residential and small business customers can now choose between a Time-of-Use (TOU) or Tiered pricing structure as of November 1, 2020.

With TOU the day is divided into 3 price periods: off-peak, mid-peak, and on-peak, and the price you pay depends on when you use electricity. With Tiered prices, you can use a certain amount of electricity each month at a lower price. Once that limit is exceeded, a higher price applies.

For customers already on TOU who wish to continue being billed with the TOU pricing no action is required.

For more information: oeb.ca/choice

Forms to change from Time-of-Use to tiered pricing are available here: or Download PDF

 

Winter Tiered Price

The charges for these customers, effective February 10, 2021- April 30, 2021, are:

Up to 1000 kWh per month

$/kWh

0.101

Consumption beyond 1000 kWh

$/kWh

0.118

 

Retailer Contract Customers

Any customer with a retailer contract pays the commodity price according to retailer contract. In addition, customers with a retailer have a separate line item called the Global Adjustment that appears on their bill.

Wholesale Electricity Price

General Service customers with consumption in excess of 250,000 kWh are subject to hourly electricity pricing. Customers with an interval meter pays the hourly spot price; customers who do not have an interval meter pay the weighted wholesale price. In addition, a customer on hourly electricity pricing has a separate line item on their bill called global adjustment. For more information on electricity pricing please refer to the IESO website at www.ieso.ca.

 

Tariff of Rates and Charges

Effective and Implementation Date January 1, 2021

Residential Classification- All Service Areas

Monthly Rates and Charges – Delivery Component

Monthly Service Charge

$29.06

Smart Metering Entity Charge – effective until December 31, 2022

$0.57

Low Voltage Service Rate

$/kWh

0.0004

Rate Rider for Disposition of Global Adjustment Account (2021) – effective until December 31, 2021 - Applicable only for Non-RPP Customers

$/kWh

0.0012

Rate Rider for Disposition of Deferral/Variance Accounts (2021)- effective until December 31, 2021

$/kWh

(0.0001)

Rate Rider for Disposition of Capacity Based Recovery Account (2021) - Effective until December 31, 2021
Applicable only for Class B Customers

$/kWh

(0.0001)

Retail Transmission Rate – Network Service Rate

$/kWh

0.0070

Retail Transmission Rate – Line and Transformation Connection Service Rate

$/kWh

0.0048

Monthly Rates and Charges – Regulatory Component

Wholesale Market Service Rate (WMS) – not including CBR

$/kWh

0.0030

Capacity Based Recovery (CBR) – Applicable for Class B Customers

$/kWh

0.0004

Rural or Remote Electricity Rate Protection Charge (RRRP)

$/kWh

0.0005

Standard Supply Service - Administrative Charge (if applicable)

$0.25

Specific Service Charges

Customer Administration

Arrears certificate

$15.00

Income tax letter

$15.00

Credit reference/credit check (plus credit agency costs)

$15.00

Returned Cheque (plus bank charges)

$15.00

Account set up charge/change of occupancy charge (plus credit agency costs if applicable)

$30.00

Meter dispute charge plus Measurement Canada fees (if meter found correct)

$30.00

Non-Payment of Account

Late Payment - per month

1.50 %

Reconnect Charge - at meter during regular Hours

$65.00

Reconnect Charge - at meter after hours

$185.00

Reconnect at pole - during regular hours

$185.00

Reconnect at pole - after regular hours

$415.00

Other

Service call - customer-owned equipment - during regular business hours

$30.00

Service call - after regular hours

$165.00

Temporary service - install & remove - overhead - no transformer

time & materials

Temporary service install & remove - underground - no transformer

time & materials

Temporary service install & remove - overhead - with transformer

time & materials

Specific Charge for access to the power poles - $/pole/year (with the exception of wireless attachments)

$44.50

 

 

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