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$44.62
Variable Distribution Charge - Non-RPP*Per kWh$0.00986
Variable Distribution Charge - RPP*Per kWh$0.00826
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.

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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