Residential 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 residential customers.

Electricity Charges

The electricity charge of your bill is calculated using time-of-use rates which are determined by the Ontario Energy Board. The most recent time-of-use rates are listed in the table below.

TOU rate chart

Electricity Charges

Period

Time

Cost

Off-peak

Weekdays 7 pm to 7 am

Weekends & Holidays - all Day

8.7ȼ/kWh

Mid-peak

Weekdays 7 am to 11 am and 5 pm to 7pm

13.2ȼ/kWh

On-peak

Weekdays 11 am to 5 pm

18.0ȼ/kWh

Delivery Charges

These charges are set by Kitchener-Wilmot Hydro and approved by the Ontario Energy Board. Kitchener-Wilmot Hydro has one of the lowest delivery charges in the province.

Delivery Charges

Cost

per 

Transmission Network Charge

$0.0070

kWh 

Transmission Connection Charge

$0.0016

kWh 

Smart Metering Entity Charge

$0.7900

Month 

Distribution Charge

$0.0128

kWh 

Monthly Customer Charge

$13.61

Month 

Regulatory Charges

Regulatory Charges

Cost

per

Standard Supply Administration Fee

$0.2500

Month 

Wholesale Market Charge

$0.0060

kWh 


Loss Adjustment

Some electricity is lost along the lines on its way to your home. Some electricity charges and transmission charges may be subject to loss adjustment factors.

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 time-of-use rates set by the province.