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Effective May 1, 2013, the Ontario Energy Board (OEB) approved Kitchener-Wilmot Hydro Inc's Electricity Distribution and Retail Transmission rates.

RESIDENTIAL
 
Electricity Charge (May 1, 2013 to October 31, 2013)
 
TOU Prices
(¢/kWhr)
Summer (May 1-Oct 31)
Off-peak:
6.7 ¢/kWhr
Weekdays 7 pm to 7 am & Weekends & Holidays - all day
Mid-peak:
10.4 ¢/kWhr
Weekdays 7 am to 11 am & 5 pm to 7 pm
On-peak:
12.4 ¢/kWhr
Weekdays 11 am to 5 pm
 
Electricity Charge (Nov 1, 2013 to April 30, 2014)
 
TOU Prices
(¢/kWhr)
Winter (Nov 1-Apr 30)
Off-peak:
7.2 ¢/kWhr
Weekdays 7 pm to 7 am & Weekends and Holidays - all day
Mid-peak:
10.9 ¢/kWhr
Weekdays 11 am to 5 pm
On-peak:
12.9 ¢/kWhr
Weekdays 7 am to 11 am & 5 pm to 7 pm
 
Residential consumers typically consume about 64% of their electricity during off-peak hours, and about 18% in each of mid-peak and on-peak hours. TOU prices are set by the Ontario Energy Board twice per year – May 1 and November 1.
 
Non Time-of-Use (TOU) Regulated Price Plan Tiered Energy Pricing:
First 600 kWhr   $0.078
Remaining kWhr   $0.091
or Retailer Price
Electicity Charge (November 1, 2013 to April 30, 2014)
First 1000 kWhr   $0.083*
Remaining kWhr   $0.097*
 
Delivery Charges
Transmission Network Charge (per kWhr)   $0.0067
Transmission Connection Charge (per kWhr)   $0.0014
Smart Metering Entity Charge (per month)   $0.79
Kitchener-Wilmot Hydro Inc. Distribution Portion
Distribution Charge (per kWhr)   $0.0172
Monthly Customer Charge (per month)   $11.51
 
Regulatory Charges
Standard Supply Administration Fee (per month)   $0.25
Wholesale Market Charge (per KWhr)   $0.0056
 
Debt Retirement Charge
Debt Retirement Charge (per kWhr)   $0.0070
 
Electricity and Transmission Charges are subject to system loss factor adjustments.
 
Residential and General Service <50 kW Demand electricity consumers are billed Time-Of-Use Pricing. Customers who have a contract with a retailer will be billed the electricity rates established in the terms and conditions of the contract they have signed.
 
GENERAL SERVICE (< 50 kW Demand)
 
Electricity Charge (May 1, 2013 to October 31, 2013)
 
TOU Prices
(¢/kWhr)
Summer (May 1-Oct 31)
Off-peak:
6.7 ¢/kWhr
Weekdays 7 pm to 7 am & Weekends & Holidays - all day
Mid-peak:
10.4 ¢/kWhr
Weekdays 7 am to 11 am & 5 pm to 7 pm
On-peak:
12.4 ¢/kWhr
Weekdays 11 am to 5 pm
 
Electricity Charge (Nov 1, 2013 to April 30, 2014)
 
TOU Prices
(¢/kWhr)
Winter (Nov 1-Apr 30)
Off-peak:
7.2 ¢/kWhr
Weekdays 7 pm to 7 am & Weekends and Holidays - all day
Mid-peak:
10.9 ¢/kWhr
Weekdays 11 am to 5 pm
On-peak:
12.9 ¢/kWhr
Weekdays 7 am to 11 am & 5 pm to 7 pm
 
Non Time-of-Use (TOU) Regulated Price Plan Tiered Energy Pricing:
First 750 kWhr   $0.078
Remaining kWhr   $0.091
or Retailer Price
Electricity Charge (November 1, 2013 to April 30, 2014)
First 750 kWhr   $0.083*
Remaining kWhr   $0.097*
 
Delivery Charges
Transmission Network Charge (per kWhr)   $0.0058
Transmission Connection Charge (per kWhr)   $0.0013
Smart Metering Entity Charge (per month)   $0.79
Kitchener-Wilmot Hydro Inc. Distribution Portion
Distribution Charge (per kWhr)   $0.0122
Monthly Customer Charge (per month)   $39.68
 
Regulatory Charges
Standard Supply Administration Fee (per month)   $0.25
Wholesale Market Charge (per kWhr)   $0.0056
 
Debt Retirement Charge
Debt Retirement Charge (per kWhr)   $0.0070
 
Electricity and Transmission Charges are subject to system loss factor adjustments.
 
GENERAL SERVICE (> 50 kW Demand)
 
Electricity Charge (per kWhr) Spot Market Price**
or Retailer Price
Delivery Charges
Transmission Network Charge (Peak kW)   $3.0721
Transmission Connection Charge (Peak kW)   $0.6740
Kitchener-Wilmot Hydro Inc. Distribution Portion
Distribution Charge (Peak kW)   $4.0089 
Monthly Customer Charge (per month)   $237.72
Customer Owned Transformation Credit   ($0.60)
 
Regulatory Charges    
Standard Supply Administration Fee (per month)   $0.25
Wholesale Market Charge (per kWhr)   $0.0056
 
Debt Retirement Charge    
Debt Retirement Charge (per kWhr)   $0.0070
 
Electricity Charges are subject to system loss factor adjustments.
 
LARGE USER (> 5000 kW Demand)
 
Electricity Charge (per kWhr) Spot Market Price
or Retailer Price
Delivery Charges
Transmission Network Charge (Peak kW)   $2.8874
Transmission Connection Charge (Peak kW)   $0.6335
Kitchener-Wilmot Hydro Inc. Distribution Portion
Distribution Charge (Peak kW)   $1.3332
Monthly Customer Charge (per month)   $14,501.61
Customer Owned Transformation Credit   ($0.60)
 
Regulatory Charges
Standard Supply Administration Fee (per month)   $0.25
Wholesale Market Charge (per kWhr)   $0.0056
 
Debt Retirement Charge
Debt Retirement Charge (per kWhr)   $0.0070
     
Electricity Charges are subject to system loss factor adjustments.
 
UNMETERED SCATTERED LOAD
 
Electricity Charge (May 1, 2013 to October 31, 2013)
First 750 kWhr   $0.078
Remaining kWhr   $0.091
or Retailer Price
Electricity Charge (November 1, 2013 to April 30, 2014)
First 750 kWhr   $0.083*
Remaining kWhr   $0.097*
 
Delivery Charges
Transmission Network Charge (per kWhr)   $0.0058
Transmission Connection Charge (per kWhr)   $0.0013
Kitchener-Wilmot Hydro Inc. Distribution Portion
Distribution Charge (per kWhr)   $0.0206
Monthly Customer Charge (per connection)   $8.52
 
Regulatory Charges
Standard Supply Administration Fee (per month)   $0.25
Wholesale Market Charge (per kWhr)   $0.0056
 
Debt Retirement Charge
Debt Retirement Charge (per kWhr)   $0.0070
 
Electricity and Transmission Charges are subject to system loss factor adjustments.
 
STREET LIGHTING
 
Electricity Charge (per kWhr) Spot Market Price**
 
Delivery Charges
Transmission Network Charge (Peak kWhr)   $1.8681
Transmission Connection Charge (Peak kWhr)   $0.4101
Kitchener-Wilmot Hydro Inc. Distribution Portion
Distribution Charge (Peak kWhr)   $5.2108
Monthly Customer Charge (per connection)   $0.80
 
Regulatory Charges
Standard Supply Administration Fee (per month)   $0.25
Wholesale Market Charge (Peak kWhr)   $0.0056
 
Debt Reitrement Charge
Debt Retirement Charge (per kWhr)   $0.0070
 
Electricity Charges are subject to system loss factor adjustments.
 
EMBEDDED DISTRIBUTOR
 
Monthly Distribution Wheeling Service Rate - Dedicated LV Line (Peak kW)   $1.4473
Monthly Distribution Wheeling Service Rate - Shared LV Line (Peak kW)   $0.1402
Retail Transmission Rate - Network Service Rate (Peak kW)   $2.8965
Retail Transmission Rate - Line and Transformation Connection Service Rate (Peak kW)   $0.6356
 
SPECIFIC SERVICE CHARGES
 
Customer Administration
Returned Cheque charge (plus bank charges)   $15.00
Account set up charge / change of occupancy charge (plus credit agency costs if applicable)   $10.00
 
Non-Payment of Account
Late Payment - per month   1.50%
Late Payment - per annum   19.56%
Disconnect/Reconnect at meter - during regular hours   $45.00
Disconnect/Reconnect at meter - after regular hours   $75.00
Disconnect/Reconnect at pole - during regular hours   $95.00
Collection of account charge - No disconnect   $30.00
Meter Dispute & Measurement Canada fees - MTR OK   $30.00
Meter Removal without authorization   $60.00
 
Service Call - after regular hours   $105.00
Specific Charge for Access to the Power Poles - per pole/year   $22.35
 
Allowances
Transformer Allowance for Ownership - per kW of billing demand/month   ($0.60)
Primary Metering Allowance for transformer losses - applied to measured demand and energy   (1.00%)
 
LOSS FACTORS
 
Total Loss Factor - Secondary Metered Customer < 5,000 kW   1.0320%
Total Loss Factor - Secondary Metered Customer > 5,000 kW   1.0154%
Total Loss Factor - Primary Metered Customer < 5,000 kW   1.0226%
Total Loss Factor - Primary Metered Customer > 5,000 kW   1.0053%
 
 
 
* The OEB will review RPP prices and reset them every six months if necessary.
 
** All “Designated Consumers” are eligible for the two-tiered legislated electricity pricing. All customers using an annual consumption greater than 250,000 kWhrs and not classified as “Designated Consumers” will continue to be billed at the Wholesale Spot Market Price.
 
All charges incurred prior to the rate changes will be billed at the old rates and the remainder will be billed at the new rates on a pro-rata basis.

 

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