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 Alectra Utilities (formerly 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 DescriptionRate
Conservation Block - first 750 kWhPer kWh$0.077
Conservation Block - over conservation blockPer kWh$0.090

** Rate structure as of May 1, 2017. Time-of-Use and Tiered rates are set by the Ontario Energy Board (OEB) on May 1st and November 1st of each year.


Specific Charge and DescriptionRate
Fixed Distribution ChargePer Month$42.21
Variable Distribution Charge - Non-RPP*Per kWh$0.01076
Variable Distribution Charge - RPP*Per kWh$0.01076
Transmission Charge ConnectionPer kWh$0.0053
Transmission Charge NetworkPer kWh$0.0065
​Loss AdjustmentPer kWh3.79%

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

*Delivery Charges effective January 1, 2018*

*Alectra Utilities' 2017 electricity distribution rates are declared interim as of January 1, 2018, until Alectra Utilities' proposed 2018 rates are approved by the Ontario Energy Board.

Regulatory Charges

Specific Charge and DescriptionRate
Wholesale Market Services ChargePer kWh$0.0039
Regulatory Charge - Administration ChargePer Month$0.25

Debt Retirement Charge

Specific Charge and DescriptionRate
Debt Retirement Charge - HamiltonPer kWh$0.0070
Debt Retirement Charge - St. CatharinesPer kWh$0.0068

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