This classification applies to a non-residential account whose average monthly maximum demand is less than, or is forecast to be less than, 50 kW. 

Regulated Price Plan (RPP)*

RPP rates apply to customers who purchase electricity through Horizon Utilities. Non-RPP rates apply to customers who purchase electricity through a retailer contract.

Electricity: Time-of-Use**

Customers who have a Smart Meter are charged Time-of-Use rates for their electricity.  

Electricity: Tiered Rates**

Specific Charge and Description Rate
Conservation Block - first 750 kWh Per kWh $0.103
Conservation Block - over conservation block Per kWh $0.121

** Rate structure as of May 1, 2016. Time-of-Use and Tiered rates are set by the Ontario Energy Board (OEB) on May 1st and November 1st of each year. There was no change in rates November 1, 2016.

Delivery

Specific Charge and Description Rate
Fixed Distribution Charge Per Month $44.42
Variable Distribution Charge - Non-RPP* Per kWh $0.01066
Variable Distribution Charge - RPP* Per kWh $0.01066
Transmission Charge Connection Per kWh $0.0053
Transmission Charge Network Per kWh $0.0068
​Loss Adjustment Per kWh 3.79%

The Loss Adjustment calculation is: Measured Usage x  3.79 % x the electricity rate per kWh.

Regulatory Charges

Specific Charge and Description Rate
Wholesale Market Services Charge Per kWh $0.0057
Regulatory Charge - Administration Charge Per Month $0.25
​Ontario Electricity Support Program (OESP) ​Per kWh ​$0.0011

Debt Retirement Charge

Specific Charge and Description Rate
Debt Retirement Charge - Hamilton Per kWh $0.0070
Debt Retirement Charge - St. Catharines Per kWh $0.0068


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