Ottawa River Power Generation

Rates

General Service Less Than 50 kW

Based on metered usage/kWh

Demand

Periods

Time-of-Use

Prices (TOU)

Summer Season

May 1, 2017 – Oct 31, 2017

These are generally small to mid-sized businesses.  Most of our general service customers are charged for electricity based on Time-of-Use (TOU) pricing.  This means electricity prices vary based on the time of day, the day of the week, and by season.

Electricity used on weekends and holidays is charged the off-peak price during both the Winter and Summer Periods.

For the holidays, when off peak prices are in effect, please click here for the 2016 TOU Holiday Schedule.

On-Peak

$0.157/kWh

Weekdays

11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Mid-Peak

$0.113/kWh

Weekdays

7 a.m. - 11 a.m.
5 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Off-Peak

$0.077/kWh

Weekdays

7 p.m. - 7 a.m.

Weekends

All Day

Delivery Charges

This covers the cost of delivering electricity from the generator to Ottawa River Power Corp. and then to your business.  This includes the costs to build and maintain the transmission and distribution lines, towers, and equipment to operate the local electricity systems.

Some of these charges are fixed and do not change from month to month, while others are variable and increase or decrease depending on the amount of electricity that you use.  All of these charges are bundled together and called a Delivery Charge on your hydro bill.

Monthly Service Charge

$22.37 per month

Disposition of Residual Historical Smart Meter Costs

$4.47 per month

Recovery of Stranded Meter Assets

$2.50 per month

Smart Metering Entity Charge 

$0.79 per month 

Distribution Volumetric Rate $0.0127 per kWh
Low Voltage Service Rate $0.0007 per kWh
Disposition of Deferral/Variance Accounts  $(0.0008) per kWh
Applicable only for Non-Wholesale Market Participants  Disposition of Deferral/Variance Accounts  $(0.0027) per kWh
Disposition of Global Adjustment Account  $0.0062 per kWh
Disposition of Group 2 Deferral/Variance Accounts $0.0002 per kWh
Disposition of Account 1576 

$(0.0004) per kWh

Recovery of lost Revenue Adjustment Mechanism (LRAM) $0.0003 per kWh
Network Service Rate $0.0051 per kWh
Line and Transformation Connection Service Rate $0.0038 per kWh

Regulatory Charges

This covers the costs of administering the wholesale electricity system and maintaining the reliability of the provincial grid.

Wholesale Market Service Rate

$0.0032 per kWh

Rural or Remonte Electricity Rate Protection Charge 

$0.0003 per kWh

Ontario Electricity Program Charge

$0.0021 per kWh

Standard Supply Service 

$0.25 per month 

Debt Retirement Charges

Debt incurred by Ontario Hydro in the past that must be paid by all customers in Ontario.

Debt Retirement: Pembroke

$0.0049 per kWh

Debt Retirement: Almonte

$0.0042 per kWh

Debt Retirement: Beachburg and Killaloe

$0.0070 per kWh

Global Adjustment

If you have signed with a retailer, you will see your electricity bill also includes a line for the Global Adjustment.  This charge accounts for the differences between the market price and the rates paid to the regulated and contracted generators.  For more information, please visit: www.ieso.ca.

Varies from month to month, depending on whether the market price is lower or higher


General Service Greater Than 50 kW

Based on metered usage

kWh & kW

Energy

May 1, 2015

These are larger commercial and industrial consumers.  KWh (kilowatt-hour) and Demand (kW) are charged.

Standard Supply Service

Weighted Average Price (WAP)

Delivery Charges

This covers the cost of delivering electricity from the generator to Ottawa River Power Corp. and then to your business.  This includes the costs to build and maintain the transmission and distribution lines, towers, and equipment to operate the local electricity systems.

Some of these charges are fixed and do not change from month to month, while others are variable and increase or decrease depending on the amount of electricity that you use.  All of these charges are bundled together and called a Delivery Charge on your hydro bill.

Monthly Service Charge

$84.18 per month

Distribution Volumetric Rate

$3.4865 per kW

Low Voltage Rate 

$0.2787 per kW

Disposition of Deferral/Variance Accounts  $(0.2905) per kW
Applicable only for Non-Wholesale Market Participants  Disposition of Deferral/Variance Accounts  $(0.9410) per kW
Applicable only for Non-RPP Customers  Disposition of Global Adjustment Account  $2.1615 per kW
Disposition of Group 2 Deferral/variance Accounts $0.0587 per kW
Disposition of Account 1576 $(0.1381) per kW
Recovery of Lost Revenue Adjustment Mechanism (LRAM) costs $0.1078 per kW
Network Service  $2.1053 per kW
Line and Transformation Connection Service  $1.5245 per kW 

Regulatory Charges

This covers the costs of administering the wholesale electricity system and maintaining the reliability of the provincial grid.

Wholesale Market Service 

$0.0032 per kWh

Electricity Rate Protection Charge (RRRP)

$0.0004 per kWh

Ontario Electricity Support Program Charge (OESP)

$0.0021 per kWh

Standard Supply Service 

$0.25 per month

Debt Retirement Charges

Debt incurred by Ontario Hydro in the past that must be paid by all customers in Ontario.

Debt Retirement: Pembroke

$0.0049 per kWh

Debt Retirement: Almonte

$0.0042 per kWh

Debt Retirement: Beachburg and Killaloe

$0.0070 per kWh

Global Adjustment

If you have signed with a retailer, you will see your electricity bill also includes a line for the Global Adjustment.  This charge accounts for the differences between the market price and the rates paid to the regulated and contracted generators. For more information, please visit: www.ieso.ca.

Varies from month to month depending on whether the market price is lower or higher


Other Pricing

Tiered Pricing

Season

Electricity Usage

Price

Regulated Price Plan (RPP) very few customers are billed on tiered prices.  The prices are set by the Ontario Energy Board.

Summer

May 1, 2017 to Oct. 31, 2017

Up to 600 kWh/month

$0.091/kWh

Over 600 kWh/month

$0.106/kWh

Winter

Nov.1, 20167to Apr.30, 2018

Up to 1,000 kWh/month

$0.091/kWh

Over 1,000 kWh/month

$0.106/kWh

Non-Residential

All Seasons

Up to 750 kWh/month

$0.091/kWh

Over 750 kWh/month

$0.106/kWh


Multi-Unit Residential Bulk-Metering

To find out if your property qualifies, please read this declaration form for bulk-metering multi-unit residential premises: click here for form.


Service Charges

Customer Administration
Arrears Certificate $15.00
Account History $15.00
Returned Cheque Charge (plus bank charges) $20.00
Account Set Up Charge and Change of Occupancy Charge
(Plus credit agency costs if applicable)
$30.00
Meter dispute charge plus Measurement Canada fees (if meter found correct) $45.00
Non-Payment of Account
Late Payment (per month) 1.50%
Late Payment (per annum) 19.56%
Collection of Account Charge (No Disconnection) $30.00
Disconnection/Reconnection Charges at Meter (Regular Hours) $65.00
Disconnection/Reconnection Charges at Meter (After Hours) $185.00