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$0.103
Conservation Block - over conservation blockPer 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.


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$0.0057
Regulatory Charge - Administration ChargePer Month$0.25
​Ontario Electricity Support Program (OESP)​Per kWh​$0.0011

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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