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Ontario Electricity Rebate - November 1, 2019 changes to your electricity billEffective November 1, 2019, the Government of Ontario has introduced a new 31.8% Ontario Electricity Rebate (the “31.8% rebate”) under the Ontario Rebate for Electricity Consumers Act, 2016 (the “ORECA”) on the electricity bills of residential, farm, small business and other eligible customers. This 31.8% rebate will begin to appear on electricity bills with November usage for eligible customers. This 31.8% rebate replaces the previous 8% Provincial Rebate (the “8% rebate”) under the ORECA.
Setting RatesIn Ontario, electricity rates are set by the Ontario Energy Board (OEB). Your bill includes charges for the electricity commodity (generation), transmission through high voltage systems (e.g. Hydro One), and distribution through local systems (e.g. ENWIN). The OEB must ensure that all rates are justified and reasonable. ENWIN is required to prove to the OEB that its rates are justified and reasonable through a rate application process. The current OEB-approved rates are listed below. More information on rates is available at the OEB website: www.ontarioenergyboard.ca.
Electricity Delivery Rates - Effective January 1, 2020
Less than 50 kW
50 to 4,999 kW
|ENWIN Delivery Charges|
|Fixed Customer Charge||$27.29||$107.93|
|Variable Distribution Rate||$0.0172 / kWh||$4.8056 / kW|
|Net Rate Riders - Volumetric||-$0.0012 / kWh||-$0.7181 / kW|
|Net Rate Riders - Fixed Monthly||$0.57|
|Network Service||$0.0080 / kWh||$2.7166 / kW|
|Connection Service||$0.0055 / kWh||$1.9000 / kW|
|Sentinel Lighting||Street Lighting||Unmetered Scattered Loads|
|ENWIN Delivery Charges*|
|Fixed Customer Charge||$12.44||$5.27||$11.11|
|Net Rate Riders - Fixed Monthly||-$0.47||-$0.09||-$1.02|
|Network Service||$2.4856 / kW||$2.4826 / kW||$0.0080 / kWh|
|Connection Service||$1.7384 / kW||$1.7366 / kW||$0.0055 / kWh|
*Charge is per connection
Note: Non-RPP, non-WMP customers will also have the Rate Rider for Global Adjustment Account Disposition of $-0.0034 / kWh.
Large Users rates are available upon request.
Regulated Price Plan (RPP) Consumers - Effective November 1, 2019
Applies to those customers meeting the legislative criteria (residential/low-volume consumer) of the program. A regulated price per kWh is charged for electricity used.
|Non-Residential Tier Pricing|
|Date||Commodity Charge / kWh||Price|
|November 1, 2019 - April 30, 2020||Up to 750||$0.119 / kWh|
|November 1, 2019 - April 30, 2020||More Than 750||$0.139 / kWh|
|Non-Residential TOU Pricing|
|Off-Peak (lowest demand)||$0.101 / kWh|
|Mid-Peak (moderate demand)||$0.144 / kWh|
|On-Peak (highest demand)||$0.208 / kWh|
Non-Regulated Price Plan Consumers
The electricity price you pay per kWh is:
- The spot market price or weighted average price (dependant on the type of meter installed), or
- A retailer contract price (dependent on your choice of electricity provider).
|Wholesale Market Service Charge (Not including CBR)||$0.0030 / kWh|
|Capacity Based Recovery (CBR)||$0.0004 / kWh|
|Rural or Remote Rate Protection Charge||$0.0005 / kWh|
|Standard Supply Service - Administration Charge*||$0.25|
*Applies to customers not contracted with an energy retailer.
Total Loss Factor Adjustment - Effective January 1, 2020
As electricity is delivered over a power line, a small amount of power is consumed or lost as heat. This is known as line loss, and is caused by wires and transformers that consume power before it gets to your home or business. The loss factor adjustment accounts for these losses.
|Secondary metered customers <5,000 kW||1.0311|
|Primary metered customers <5,000 kW||1.0207|
|Customers >5,000 kW||Available Upon Request|
Late Payment Charge
A Late Payment Charge of 1.5% will be applied to the unpaid portion of your account's monthly balance.
Transformer Ownership Credit
|Service < 115 kV (per kW of billing demand)||$-0.60|
Common Miscellaneous Charges (plus applicable taxes)
|Pulling Post-Dated Cheques||$15.00|
|Credit Reference/Credit Check||$15.00|
|Returned Cheque Charge (not inclusive of bank fees)||$15.00|
|Account Set-up/Change of Occupancy Charge (plus credit agency fees if applicable)||$30.00|
|Special Meter Reads||$30.00|
|Meter Dispute Charge + Measurement Canada Fees (if meter found to be correct)||$30.00|
|Dispute Test Commercial Self Contained - MC||$105.00|
|Dispute Test Commercial TT - MC||$180.00|
|Cellular Meter Reading Charge||$7.50|
|Reconnect at Meter||$65.00|
|Reconnect at Meter After Hours||$185.00|
|Service Call — Customer-owned Equipment||$30.00|
|Missed Service Appointment||$65.00|