Residential Electricity Rates
The following electricity rates are determined or approved by the Ontario Energy Board. It is the responsibility of Alectra Utilities Corporation ("Alectra Utilities" formerly Brampton Hydro) to comply with all decisions and orders as set out by our regulator, the Ontario Energy Board (OEB).
Click on the following link to Regulatory Affairs to view or download Alectra Utilities' rate applications and other regulatory filings.
For residential customers on the Regulated Price Plan's Time-Of-Use Pricing
The Ontario Energy Board recently announced that electricity prices will be lowered, effective July 1, 2017, to reflect Ontario's Fair Hydro Plan. Residential consumers on Time-Of-Use (TOU) Pricing will pay 6.5 cents per kilowatt hour during off-peak hours, 9.5 cents per kilowatt hour during mid-peak hours, and 13.2 cents per kilowatt hour during on-peak hours. NOTE: Prices are reviewed by the OEB and may be adjusted every six months.
Consumers not on Time-Of-Use Pricing will pay the Regulated Price Plan's Two-tiered Pricing
NOTE: 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.
|Distribution Charge||(per kWh)||$0.0080|
|Transmission Network Rate||(per kWh)||$0.0074|
|Transmission Connection Rate||(per kWh)||$0.0057|
|Monthly Service Charge||(per month)||$17.64|
|Smart Meter-Related Rate Riders (price will change to $0.57 effective April 1, 2018)||(per month)||$0.79|
|Wholesale Market Service Rate||(per kWh)||$0.0036|
|Rural or Remote Rate Protection Charge||(per kWh)||$0.0003|
|Standard Supply Service Charge||(per month)||$0.25|
Debt Retirement Charge
Please Note: The Debt Retirement Charge (DRC) will end for all electricity users on March 31, 2018. No user should be charged the DRC on electricity consumed beginning April 1, 2018.
MicroFIT Generator Rate
|Delivery||Monthly Service Charge||(per month)||$5.40|
Visit the website of the Ontario Energy Board for more information on electricity pricing.
|Specific Service Charges|
|Pulling post-dated cheques||$15.00|
|Duplicate invoices for previous billing||$15.00|
|Request for other billing information||$15.00|
|Income tax letter||$15.00|
|Credit reference/credit check (plus credit agency costs)||$15.00|
|Returned cheque charge (plus bank charges)||$15.00|
|Legal letter charge||$15.00|
|Account set-up charge/change of occupancy charge (plus credit agency costs if applicable)||$30.00|
|Special meter reads||$30.00|
|Special billing service (aggregation)||$125.00|
|Special billing service (sub-metering charge per meter)||$25.00|
|Non-Payment of Account|
|Late-payment - per month||1.5%|
|Late payment - per annum||19.56%|
|Collection of account charge - no disconnection||$30.00|
|Disconnect/reconnect at meter - during regular hours||$65.00|
|Disconnect/reconnect at meter - after regular hours||$185.00|
|Disconnect/reconnect at pole - during regular hours||$185.00|
|Disconnect/reconnect at pole - after regular hours||$415.00|
|Disconnect/reconnect for >300 volts - during regular hours||$60.00|
|Disconnect/reconnect for >300 volts - after regular hours||$155.00|
|Owner-requested disconnection/reconnection - during regular hours||$120.00|
|Owner-requested disconnection/reconnection - after regular hours||$155.00|
|Specific charge for access to the power poles - per pole/year||$22.35|
|Transformer allowance for ownership - per kW of billing demand/month|
|General Service less than 50 kW classification||$(0.0032)/kWh|
|General Service 50 to 699 kW classification||$(0.6840)/kW|
|General Service 700 to 4,999 kW classification||$(0.8515)/kW|
|Primary metering allowance for transformer losses-applied to measured demand & energy||(1.00)%|
|If the distributor is not capable of prorating changed loss factors jointly with distribution rates, the revised loss factors will be implemented upon the first subsequent billing for each billing cycle.|
|Total Loss Factor – Secondary Metered Customer < 5,000 kW||1.0341|
|Total Loss Factor – Secondary Metered Customer > 5,000 kW||1.0145|
|Total Loss Factor – Primary Metered Customer < 5,000 kW||1.0239|
|Total Loss Factor – Primary Metered Customer > 5,000 kW||1.0045|
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