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General Service >50 kW Electricity Rates

Your electricity bill is made up of delivery charges, distribution charges, regulatory charges and electricity charges. Below are our current electricity rates for commercial customers.

Electricity Charges

Charge

Cost

Electricity charge

Spot market price or retailer price

Transmission Charges

Charge

Cost

per 

Transmission Network Charge

$2.9295

 kW

Transmission Connection Charge

$0.7818

 kW

Kitchener-Wilmot Hydro Distribution Charges

Charge

Cost

per

Distribution Charge

$4.6515

kW

Monthly Customer Charge

$178.91

Month

Customer Owned Transformation Credit

-$0.6000

kW

Regulatory Charges

Charge

Cost

per

Standard Supply Administration Fee

$0.2500

Month

Wholesale Market Charge

$0.0057

kWh

Debt Retirement Charge

This charge pays down the debt of the former Ontario Hydro Corporation.

Charge Cost per
Debt Retirement Charge $0.0070 kWh

Loss Adjustment

Some electricity is lost along the lines on its way to your business or facility. Some electricity charges and transmission charges may be subject to loss adjustment factors. These are known as "line losses."

Electricity Retailers

Customers who have a contract with a retailer will be billed the electricity rates established in the terms and conditions of the contract they have signed, which may be different than the rates listed. Learn more about your rights when it comes to electricity contracts.

*Specific Service Charges

Outside of electricity consumption charges, customers may be subject to other service charges, as follows:

Customer Administration

Service Charge
Returned cheque (plus bank charges) $15.00

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

$20.00
Meter dispute charge, plus Measurement Canada fees (if meter found correct) $30.00

Non-Payment of Account

Service Charge
Late payment - per month 1.50%
Late payment - per year 19.56%
Collection of account charge - no disconnection $30.00
Disconnect/reconnect at meter - during regular business hours $65.00
Disconnect/reconnect at meter - after regular business hours $185.00
Disconnect/reconnect at pole - during regular business hours $95.00

Other

Service Charge
Meter removal without authorization $60.00
Service call - after regular business hours $105.00

 

* Charges effective January 1, 2017