Commercial Rates

Electricity Rates Effective Nov 1, 2022

Time-of-Use Generation Charges
ON-peak 15.1 ¢/kWh
MID-peak 10.2 ¢/kWh
OFF-peak 7.4 ¢/kWh

TOU Price Periods

Tiered Generation Charges
Tier 1 (first 750kWh for small business) 8.7 ¢/kWh
Tier 2 (after surpassing threshold) 10.3 ¢/kWh

First tier threshold is pro-rated for a 30-day month. For information on how to switch – click here.

NOTE:  Rates are set by the Ontario Energy Board (OEB) and are subject to change every six months (May 1 & November 1). All electric charges are reduced on small business bills by:

  • 11.7% (Ontario Electricity Rebate) for usage as of Nov 1, 2022.
  • 17.0% (Ontario Electricity Rebate) for usage as of Nov 1, 2021.
  • 18.9% (Ontario Electricity Rebate) for usage as of May 1, 2021.

ELECTRICITY RATES EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2023

General Service less than 50kW (GS<50)
Service Charge $43.56 /month
Smart Metering Entity Charge – Effective Jan 1, 2023 until December 31, 2027 $0.42 /month
Distribution Volumetric Rate $0.0129 /kWh
Rate Rider for Disposition of Global Adjustment Account (2023) – Effective until December 31, 2023. Applicable only for Non-RPP Customers $0.0001 /kWh
Rate Rider for Disposition of Lost Revenue Adjustment Mechanism Variance Account (2023) – effective until December 31, 2023 $(0.0003) /kWh
Rate Rider for Disposition of Deferral/Variance Accounts (2022) – effective until December 31, 2023 $0.0012 /kWh
Rate Rider for Disposition of Capacity Based Recovery Account (2023) – Effective until December 31, 2023. Applicable only for Class B Customers $(0.0001)/kWh
Rate Rider for Disposition of Large Use Deferral/Variance Accounts – effective until December 31, 2023 $(0.0001)/kWh
Rate Rider for Prospective LRAM Disposition (2023) – effective until December 31, 2023 $(0.0002)/kWh
Transmission – Network Service Rate $0.0085 /kWh
Transmission – Line & Transformation $0.0013 /kWh
Regulatory – Wholesale Market Service $0.0041 /kWh
Regulatory – Capacity Based Recovery $0.0004 /kWh
Regulatory – Rural/Remote Rate Protection $0.0007 /kWh
Regulatory – Standard Supply Service $0.25 /month
General Service Greater than 50kW (50>GS<4,999kW)
Service Charge $311.31 /month
Distribution Volumetric Rate $2.6057 /kW
Rate Rider for Disposition of Global Adjustment Account (2023) – Effective until December 31, 2023. Applicable only for Non-RPP Customers $0.0001 /kWh
Rate Rider for Disposition of Lost Revenue Adjustment Mechanism Variance Account (2023) – effective until December 31, 2023 $0.1149 /kW
Rate Rider for Disposition of Deferral/Variance Accounts (2022) – effective until December 31, 2023 $0.7056 /kW
Rate Rider for Disposition of Capacity Based Recovery Account (2023) – Effective until December 31, 2023. Applicable only for Class B Customers $(0.0489)/kW
Rate Rider for Disposition of Large Use Deferral/Variance Accounts – effective until December 31, 2023 $(0.0124) /kW
Rate Rider for Prospective LRAM Disposition (2023) – effective until December 31, 2023 $0.0385 /kW
Transmission – Network Service Rate $3.7546 /kW
Transmission – Line & Transformation $0.9575 /kW
Regulatory – Wholesale Market Service $0.0041 /kWh
Regulatory – Capacity Based Recovery $0.0004 /kWh
Regulatory – Rural/Remote Rate Protection $0.0007 /kWh
Regulatory – Standard Supply Service $0.25 /month
Large Use Service Greater than 5,000kW (GS>5,000kW)
Service Charge $4080.99 /month
Distribution Volumetric Rate $2.6057 /kW
Rate Rider for Disposition of Lost Revenue Adjustment Mechanism Variance Account (2023) – effective until December 31, 2023 $0.0080 /kW
Rate Rider for Disposition of Deferral/Variance Accounts (2022) – effective until December 31, 2023 $0.3279 /kW
Rate Rider for Disposition of Large Use Deferral/Variance Accounts – effective until December 31, 2023 $(0.0064) /kW
Rate Rider for Prospective LRAM Disposition (2023) – effective until December 31, 2023 $0.0028 /kW
Transmission – Network Service Rate $5.8787 /kW
Transmission – Line & Transformation $0.9428 /kW
Regulatory – Wholesale Market Service $0.0041 /kWh
Regulatory – Capacity Based Recovery $0.0004 /kWh
Regulatory – Rural/Remote Rate Protection $0.0007 /kWh
Regulatory – Standard Supply Service $0.25 /month

Unmetered Scattered Load
Service Charge $23.43 /month
Distribution Volumetric Rate $0.0060 /kWh
Rate Rider for Disposition of Deferral/Variance Accounts (2022) – effective until December 31, 2023 $0.0010 /kWh
Rate Rider for Disposition of Capacity Based Recovery Account (2023) – Effective until December 31, 2023. Applicable only for Class B Customers $(0.0001)/kWh
Rate Rider for Disposition of Large Use Deferral/Variance Accounts – effective until December 31, 2023 $(0.0001)/kWh
Transmission – Network Service Rate $0.0085 /kWh
Transmission – Line & Transformation $0.0013 /kWh
Regulatory – Wholesale Market Service $0.0041 /kWh
Regulatory – Capacity Based Recovery $0.0004 /kWh
Regulatory – Rural/Remote Rate Protection $0.0007 /kWh
Regulatory – Standard Supply Service $0.25 /month

Street Lighting
Service Charge (per connection) $7.95 /month
Distribution Volumetric Rate $1.9144 /kW
Rate Rider for Disposition of Global Adjustment Account (2023) – Effective until December 31, 2023. Applicable only for Non-RPP Customers $0.0001 /kWh
Rate Rider for Disposition of Deferral/Variance Accounts (2022) – effective until December 31, 2023 $0.7017 /kW
Rate Rider for Disposition of Capacity Based Recovery Account (2023) – Effective until December 31, 2023. Applicable only for Class B Customers $(0.0446)/kW
Rate Rider for Disposition of Large Use Deferral/Variance Accounts – effective until December 31, 2023 $(0.3973)/kW
Transmission – Network Service Rate $2.6196 /kW
Transmission – Line & Transformation $0.3077 /kW
Regulatory – Wholesale Market Service $0.0041 /kWh
Regulatory – Capacity Based Recovery $0.0004 /kWh
Regulatory – Rural/Remote Rate Protection $0.0007 /kWh
Regulatory – Standard Supply Service $0.25 /month

ELECTRICITY RATES EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2022

General Service less than 50kW (GS<50)
Service Charge $42.07/month
Smart Metering Entity Charge – Effective May 1, 2022 until Dec 31, 2027 $0.43 /month
Distribution Volumetric Rate $0.0125 /kWh
Rate Rider for Disposition of Global Adjustment Account (2022) – effective until December 31, 2022 Applicable only for Non-RPP Customers $(0.0001)/kWh
Rate Rider for Disposition of Deferral/Variance Accounts (2022) – effective until December 31, 2022 $(0.0016)/kWh
Rate Rider for Disposition of Large Use Deferral/Variance Accounts – effective until December 31, 2022 $(0.0003)/kWh
Transmission – Network Service Rate $0.0079 /kWh
Transmission – Line & Transformation $0.0012 /kWh
Regulatory – Wholesale Market Service $0.0030 /kWh
Regulatory – Capacity Based Recovery $0.0004 /kWh
Regulatory – Rural/Remote Rate Protection $0.0005 /kWh
Regulatory – Standard Supply Service $0.25 /month
General Service 50 to 4,999 kW (GS>50)
Rate Type $ Rate
Electricity Market Based
Global Adjustment Market Based
Service Charge $300.64 /month
Distribution Volumetric Rate $2.5164 /kW
Rate Rider for Disposition of Global Adjustment Account (2022) – effective until December 31, 2022 Applicable only for Non-RPP Customers $(0.0001)/kWh
Rate Rider for Disposition of Deferral/Variance Accounts (2022) – effective until December 31, 2022 $(0.6952)/kW
Rate Rider for Disposition of Large Use Deferral/Variance Accounts – effective until December 31, 2022 $(0.0529)/kW
Transmission – Network Service (non-Interval) $3.2266 /kW
Transmission – Line & Transformation (non-Interval) $0.3716 /kW
Transmission – Network Service (Interval) $3.4872 /kW
Transmission – Line & Transformation (Interval) $0.8937 /kW
Regulatory – Wholesale Market Service $0.0030 /kWh
Regulatory – Capacity Based Recovery $0.0004 /kWh
Regulatory – Rural/Remote Rate Protection $0.0005 /kWh
Regulatory – Standard Supply Service $0.25 /month
General Service over 5,000 kW (GS>5000, or Large User)
Rate Type $ Rate
Electricity Market Based
Global Adjustment Market Based
Service Charge $3,941.08 /month
Distribution Volumetric Rate $2.5164 /kW
Rate Rider for Disposition of Deferral/Variance Accounts (2022) – effective until December 31, 2022 $(0.4774)/kW
Rate Rider for Disposition of Large Use Deferral/Variance Accounts – effective until December 31, 2022 $(0.0198)/kW
Transmission – Network Service $3.4872 /kW
Transmission – Line & Transformation $0.8937 /kW
Regulatory – Wholesale Market Service $0.0030 /kWh
Regulatory – Capacity Based Recovery $0.0004 /kWh
Regulatory – Rural/Remote Rate Protection $0.0005 /kWh
Regulatory – Standard Supply Service $0.25 /month
Unmetered Scattered Load Services
Rate Type $ Rate
Electricity Market Based
Global Adjustment Market Based
Service Charge $22.63/month
Distribution Volumetric Rate $0.0058/kWh
Rate Rider for Disposition of Global Adjustment Account (2022) – effective until December 31, 2022 Applicable only for Non-RPP Customers $(0.0001)/kWh
Rate Rider for Disposition of Deferral/Variance Accounts (2022) – effective until December 31, 2022 $(0.0016)/kWh
Rate Rider for Disposition of Large Use Deferral/Variance Accounts – effective until December 31, 2022 $(0.0003)/kWh
Transmission – Network Service $0.0079/kWh
Transmission – Line & Transformation $0.0012/kWh
Regulatory – Wholesale Market Service $0.0030/kWh
Regulatory – Capacity Based Recovery $0.0004/kWh
Regulatory – Rural/Remote Rate Protection $0.0005/kWh
Regulatory – Standard Supply Service $0.25/month
Street Lighting
Rate Type $ Rate
Electricity Market Based
Global Adjustment Market Based
Service Charge $7.68 /month
Distribution Volumetric Rate $1.8488 /kW
Rate Rider for Disposition of Global Adjustment Account (2022) – effective until December 31, 2022 Applicable only for Non-RPP Customers $(0.0001) /kWh
Rate Rider for Disposition of Deferral/Variance Accounts (2022) – effective until December 31, 2022 $(0.6403) /kW
Rate Rider for Disposition of Large Use Deferral/Variance Accounts – effective until December 31, 2022 $(0.7503) /kW
Rate Rider for Alignment of Rate Year with Fiscal Year – Variable Rate – effective until April 30, 2022 $(0.0539) /kW
Transmission – Network Service $2.4330 /kW
Transmission – Line & Transformation $0.2872 /kW
Regulatory – Wholesale Market Service $0.0030 /kWh
Regulatory – Capacity Based Recovery $0.0004 /kWh
Regulatory – Rural/Remote Rate Protection $0.0005 /kWh
Regulatory – Standard Supply Service $0.25 /month
Loss Factors
Total Loss Factor – Secondary Metered Customer < 5,000 kW 1.0373
Total Loss Factor – Secondary Metered Customer > 5,000 kW 1.0145
Total Loss Factor – Primary Metered Customer < 5,000 kW 1.0275
Total Loss Factor – Primary Metered Customer > 5,000 kW 1.0045

SERVICE CHARGES

Effective May 1, 2021
As approved by the Ontario Energy Board
Monthly distribution and electricity rates will be shown on a Rates Card to be provided with customer bills. The Ontario Energy Board also approved the following charges:
CUSTOMER ADMINISTRATION
Arrears Certificate – Hydro $15.00
Arrears Certificate – Water (no HST) $15.00
Statement of Account $15.00
Pulling Post Dated Cheques $15.00
Duplicate Invoices for Previous Billing $15.00
Easement Letter $15.00
Account History $15.00
Credit Reference/Credit Check (plus credit agency costs) $15.00
Returned Cheque Charge $15.00
Charge to Certify Cheque $15.00
Account set up charge/change of occupancy charge (plus credit agency if applicable) $30.00
Special Meter Reads $30.00
Meter dispute charge plus Measurement Canada fees (if meter found correct) $190.00
GENERATION CHARGES
Monthly Charge for a microFIT Account $10.00
Monthly Charge for a FIT Account $42.07
NON-PAYMENT OF ACCOUNT
Late Payment – per month 1.5%
Late Payment – per annum 19.56%
Reconnect Charges at Meter – During Regular Hours $95.00
Reconnect Charges at Meter – After Regular Hours $320.00
Reconnect Charges at Pole – During Regular Hours $185.00
Reconnect Charges at Pole – After Regular Hours $610.00
TEMPORARY SERVICES
Temporary Service Install & Remove – Overhead – No transformer $Variable
Temporary Service Install & Remove – Underground – No Transformer $Variable
Temporary Service Install & Remove – Overhead – with Transformer $Variable
OTHER SERVICES
Service Call – Customer-owned Equipment – During Regular Hours $30.00
Service Call – Customer-owned Equipment – After Regular Hours $320.00
Specific Charge for Access to the Power Poles – per pole/year $44.50

*7-7 demand charge is from 7:00:00 (am) to 19:00:00 (pm)

**ALL above charges are subject to HST (exception water arrears certificate)