Tiered Rates

If you are on Regulated Price Plan Tiered Pricing, your consumption in kilowatt hours (kWh) is separated into two price tiers under the Ontario government's Regulated Price Plan.

Residential Customers 

Residential customers on Tiered Pricing are charged one rate for the electricity used in 30 days below a set threshold. Any electricity consumed above the threshold in the 30 days is charged at a different rate.

  • Summer Price Threshold = 600 kilowatt hours per 30 days during the summer season - May 1 - October 31
  • Winter Price Threshold = 1,000 kilowatt hours per 30 days during the winter season - November 1 to April 30

Rates effective May 1, 2018

ThresholdPricing

Up to 600 kilowatt hours used in 30 days

(585 metered kilowatt hours + 15 kilowatt hours line losses)

7.7¢ per kilowatt hour

Remaining kilowatt hours used in 30 days 8.9¢ per kilowatt hour
Multi-Residential Buildings

Customers with more than one dwelling unit as defined under the Condominium Act, Tenant Protection Act or the Co-operative Corporation Act can declare this information to Guelph Hydro in writing used the Self-Declaration form for Multi-Unit Premises. Tiered Pricing rates will be applied according to the number of units (not applicable under Time-of-Use prices).

Multi-Residential Units on Tiered Pricing are charged one rate for the electricity used in 30 days per unit below a set threshold. Any electricity consumed above the threshold in the 30 days per unit is charged at a different rate.

  • Summer Price Threshold = 600 kilowatt hours per 30 days during the summer season - May 1 - October 31
  • Winter Price Threshold = 1,000 kilowatt hours per 30 days during the winter season - November 1 to April 30

Rates effective May 1, 2018

ThresholdPricing

Up to 600 kilowatt hours used in 30 days

(585 metered kilowatt hours + 15 kilowatt hours line losses)

7.7¢ per kilowatt hour

Remaining kilowatt hours used in 30 days 8.9¢ per kilowatt hour
Commercial Customers

Commercial customers on Tiered Pricing are charged one rate for the electricity used in 30 days below a set threshold. Any electricity consumed above the threshold in the 30 days is charged at a different rate.

  • Summer Price Threshold = 750 kilowatt hours per 30 days during the summer season - May 1 - October 31
  • Winter Price Threshold = 750 kilowatt hours per 30 days during the winter season - November 1 to April 30

 

Rates effective May 1, 2018

ThresholdPricing

Up to 750 kilowatt hours used in 30 days

7.7¢ per kilowatt hour

Remaining kilowatt hours used in 30 days

8.9¢ per kilowatt hour