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Where Your Payment Goes

Kitchener-Wilmot Hydro is responsible for the safe and reliable delivery of electricity to your business. You are billed for this service on the amount of electricity that your business uses, expressed in kilowatt hours (kWh). The average small business in Ontario uses 2000 kWh each month.

Your Kitchener-Wilmot Hydro bill includes our charges for the delivery of electricity, as well as other charges that we pass on to other provincial organizations. Our portion of the bill is roughly 18% of the charges presented. Below is a breakdown of where your bill payment goes.

Breakdown of Bill Payment Effective May 1, 2022


Percentage of your Bill

Energy Charges


Transmission & Delivery


Regulatory Charges




Pie chart illustrating the break down of an average GS<50 kW customer bill  between energy charges, delivery, regulatory, and taxes.