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Toronto Hydro received authorization from the Ontario Energy Board (OEB) to change its Delivery and Regulatory rates effective June 1, 2013

CHANGES TO DELIVERY RATES:

  1. Transmission Charges from Hydro One
  2. Customer and Distribution Charges
  3. Introduction of new rates and charges:
    • Smart Metering Entity Charge Rate Rider
    • Recovery of Foregone Revenue Rate Rider
    • Recovery of Incremental Capital Module (ICM) Costs Rate Rider
    • Disposition of Deferral/Variance Accounts Rate Rider
    • Application of Tax Change Rate Rider

 

CHANGES TO REGULATORY RATES:

1.   Wholesale Operations Charge

+ More information 

 

CURRENT BUSINESS RATES

 

General Service: Monthly demand of less than 50 kW


ELECTRICITY Charges


RPP Tiered Pricing


RPP Time-of-Use Rates4

 
(per first 750 kWh/30 days)
(per remaining kWh)


Highest Price (On-Peak)
Mid Price (Mid-Peak)
Lowest Price (Off-Peak)

 

 
8.3 ¢/kWh
9.7 ¢/kWh

12.9 ¢/kWh 
10.9 ¢/kWh 
7.2 ¢/kWh 
 

These prices are applicable to those customers who are already on the Regulated Price Plan.  For other General Service Customers, the electricity charges will be based on the Weighted Average Hourly Spot Price.


DELIVERY CHARGES include:
Customer Charge (includes Smart Meter Rate Rider of $0.68 ) (per 30 days) $25.21
Distribution Volumetric Rate (per kWh) $0.02268
Transmission Charge1 (per kWh) $0.01288
Smart Metering Entity Charge Rate Rider (per 30 days) $0.78
Recovery of Foregone Revenue Rate Rider (per 30 days) $0.09
(per kWh) $0.00008
Recovery of Incremental Capital Module Costs Rate Rider (per 30 days) $0.97
(per kWh) $0.00090
Disposition of Deferral/Variance Accounts Rate Rider (per kWh) $(-0.00043)
Application of Tax Change Rate Rider (per kWh) $(-0.00007)

REGULATORY CHARGES include:
Wholesale Operations Charge (per kWh) $0.0056
Standard Supply Service - Admin. Charge (if applicable)2 (per 30 days) $0.25

DEBT RETIREMENT CHARGE:
Debt Retirement Charge (per kWh) $0.0070


 

General Service: Monthly demand of 50 kW to 999 kW


ELECTRICITY Charges
Regulated Price Plan Tiered Pricing (per first 750 kWh/30 days)
(per remaining kWh)
8.3 ¢/kWh
9.7 ¢/kWh

These prices are applicable to those customers who are already on the Regulated Price Plan.  For other General Service customers, the electricity charges will be based on the Weighted Average Hourly Spot Price.

DELIVERY CHARGES include:

Transmission Charges

 Network3

 Connection3

 

(per Peak kW/30 days)

(per Max kW/30 days)

 

$2.8417

$1.8824

Customer Charges

Customer Charge5

Smart Meter Rate Rider5

Recovery of Foregone Revenue Rate Rider5

Recovery of Incremental Capital Module Costs Rate Rider5

 

(per 30 days)

(per 30 days)

(per 30 days)

(per 30 days)

 

$35.90

$0.68

$0.13

$1.42

Distribution Charges

Distribution Volumetric Rate6

Recovery of Foregone Revenue Rate Rider6

Recovery of Incremental Capital Module Costs Rate Rider6

Disposition of Deferral/Variance Accounts Rate Rider6

Application of Tax Change Rate Rider6

Transformer Allowance for Ownership (if Applicable)7

 

(per kVA/30 days)

(per kVA/30 days)

(per kVA/30 days)

(per kVA/30 days)

(per kVA/30 days)

(Per kVA)

 

$5.6495

$0.0202

$0.2225

$(-0.0740)

$(-0.0134)

$(-0.62)

 

REGULATORY CHARGES include:
Wholesale Operations Charge  (per kWh) $0.0056
Standard Supply Service - Admin. Charge (if applicable)2 (per 30 days) $0.25

DEBT RETIREMENT CHARGE:
Debt Retirement Charge (per kWh) $0.0070


General Service: Monthly demand of 1,000 kW and up to 4,999 kW


ELECTRICITY
Regulated Price Plan Tiered Pricing  (per first 750 kWh/30 days)
(per remaining kWh)
8.3 ¢/kWh
9.7 ¢/kWh

These prices are applicable to those customers who are already on the Regulated Price Plan.  For other General Service customers, the electricity charges will be based on the Weighted Average Hourly Spot.

 

DELIVERY CHARGES include:

Transmission Charges

 Network3

 

Connection3

 

(per Peak kW/30 days)

(per Max kW/30 days)

 

$2.7455

 

$1.8806

Customer Charges

Customer Charge5

Smart Meter Rate Rider5

Recovery of Foregone Revenue Rate Rider5

Recovery of Incremental Capital Module Costs Rate Rider5

 

(per 30 days)

(per 30 days)

(per 30 days)

(per 30 days)

 

 

$693.06

$0.68

$2.49

$27.34


 

Distribution Charges

Distribution Volumetric Rate6

Recovery of Foregone Revenue Rate Rider6

Recovery of Incremental Capital Module Costs Rate Rider6

Disposition of Deferral/Variance Accounts Rate Rider6

Application of Tax Change Rate Rider6

Transformer Allowance for Ownership (if Applicable)7

 

(per kVA/30 days)

(per kVA/30 days)

(per kVA/30 days)

(per kVA/30 days)

(per kVA/30 days)

(per kVA)

 

$4.4925

$0.0161

$0.1771

$(-0.0588)

$(-0.0113)

$(-0.62) 


REGULATORY CHARGES include:
Wholesale Operations Charge (per kWh) $0.0056
Standard Supply Service - Admin. Charge (if applicable)2 (per 30 days) $0.25

DEBT RETIREMENT CHARGE:
Debt Retirement Charge (per kWh) $0.0070



General Service: Monthly demand of 5,000 kW and above


ELECTRICITY
Regulated Price Plan Tiered Pricing (per first 750 kWh/30 days)
(per remaining kWh)
8.3 ¢/kWh
9.7 ¢/kWh

These prices are applicable to those customers who are already on the Regulated Price Plan.  For other General Service customers, electricity charges will be based on the Weighted Average Hourly Spot Price.

 

DELIVERY CHARGES include:

Transmission Charges

 Network3

 Connection3

 

(per Peak kW/30 days)

(per Max kW/30 days)

 

$3.1298

 

$2.0893

Customer Charges

Customer Charge5

Smart Meter Rate Rider5

Recovery of Foregone Revenue Rate Rider5

Recovery of Incremental Capital Module Costs Rate Rider5

 

(per 30 days)

(per 30 days)

(per 30 days)

(per 30 days)

 

 

$3,038.05

$0.68

$10.90

$119.83

 

Distribution Charges

Distribution Volumetric Rate6

Recovery of Foregone Revenue Rate Rider6

Recovery of Incremental Capital Module Costs Rate Rider6

Disposition of Deferral/Variance Accounts Rate Rider6

Application of Tax Change Rate Rider6

Transformer Allowance for Ownership (if Applicable)7

 

(per kVA/30 days)

(per kVA/30 days)

(per kVA/30 days)

 (per kVA/30 days)

(per kVA/30 days)


(per kVA)

 

$4.7862

$0.0172

$0.1887

 $(-0.0611)

$(-0.0118)


$(-0.62)


REGULATORY CHARGES include:
Wholesale Operations Charge (per kWh) $0.0056
Standard Supply Service - Admin. Charge (if applicable)2 (per 30 days) $0.25

DEBT RETIREMENT CHARGE:
Debt Retirement Charge (per kWh) $0.0070

 

Unmetered Scattered Load

 

ELECTRICITY Charges
Regulated Price Plan Tiered Pricing (per first 750 kWh/30 days)
(per remaining kWh)
8.3 ¢/kWh
9.7 ¢/kWh


These prices are applicable to customers who are already on the Regulated Price Plan.  For other General Service customers, electricity charges will be based on the Weighted Average Hourly Spot Price.

 

DELIVERY CHARGES include:
Connection Charge (per connection/30 days) $0.49
Customer Charge (per connection/30 days) $4.89
Transmission Charge1 (per kWh) $0.00845
Distribution Volumetric Rate (per kWh) $0.06128
Recovery of Foregone Revenue Rate Rider (per 30 days) $0.02
(per kWh) $0.00022
Recovery of Incremental Capital Module Costs Rate Rider (per 30 days) $0.02
(per connection/30 days) $0.19
(per kWh) $0.00245
Disposition of Deferral/Variance Accounts Rate Rider (per kWh) $(-0.00119)
Application of Tax Change Rate Rider (per kWh) $(-0.00015)


REGULATORY CHARGES include:
Wholesale Operations Charge (per kWh) $0.0056
Standard Supply Service - Admin. Charge (if applicable)2 (per 30 days) $0.25

DEBT RETIREMENT CHARGE:
Debt Retirement Charge (per kWh) $0.0070

 

Street Lighting

 

ELECTRICITY Charges
Regulated Price Plan Tiered Pricing (per first 750 kWh/30 days)
(per remaining kWh)
8.3 ¢/kWh
9.7 ¢/kWh
These prices are applicable to customers who are already on the Regulated Price Plan.  For other General Service customers, electricity charges will be based on the Weighted Average Hourly Spot Price.
DELIVERY CHARGES include:

Transmission Charges

 Network3

 

Connection3

 

(per Peak kW/30 days)

(per Max kW/30 days)

 

$2.5274

 

$2.2446

Customer Charges

Connection Charge5

 

Recovery of Incremental Capital Module Costs Rate Rider5

 

(per connection/30 days)

(per 30 days)

 

 

$1.31

 

$0.05

 

Distribution Charges

Distribution Volumetric Rate6

Recovery of Foregone Revenue Rate Rider6

Recovery of Incremental Capital Module Costs Rate Rider6

Disposition of Deferral/Variance Accounts Rate Rider6

Application of Tax Change Rate Rider6

 

(per kVA/30 days)

(per kVA/30 days)

(per kVA/30 days)


(per kVA/30 days)

(per kVA/30 days)

 

$29.0011

$0.1041

$1.1439


$(-0.5199)

$(-0.0851)

REGULATORY CHARGES include:
Wholesale Operations Charge (per kWh) $0.0056
Standard Supply Service - Admin. Charge (if applicable)2 (per 30 days) $0.25
DEBT RETIREMENT CHARGE:
Debt Retirement Charge (per kWh) $0.0070


RATE IMPACT TABLE

General Service Rate Changes Impact On Average Total Monthly Bill
FOR THE NOVEMBER 1, 2013 change IN ELECTRICITY RATES
Customer Type Monthly USAGE Total Bill Before
NOV. 1, 2013*
total bill after 
NOV. 1, 2013*
$
 Impact
% Impact
*General Service
less than 50 kW

2,000 kWh

$305.06

$316.76

$11.70

3.8%

*General Service
50 - 999 kW

388 kVA
150,000 kWh

$20,014.43

$20,947.52

$933.09

4.7%

*General Service
1,000 - 4,999 kW

1,778 kVA
800,000 kWh

$102,108.09

$107,087.82

$4,979.73

4.9%

*General Service 5,000 and above

9,434 kVA
4,500,000 kWh

$568,211.96

$595,716.11

$27,504.15

4.8%

*HST and OCEB are not included

Important Notes:

  1. These sample calculations reflect the impact of November 1, 2013 change in Electricity prices,
  2. The Regulated Price Plan is applicable to customers who are already in this program. For other general service customers, the electricity charges will be based on the Weighted Average Hourly Spot Price (WAHSP). The above sample calculations are done based on the assumption that the customer is on RPP tiered pricing.

UNMETERED WATER HEATER CHARGE

As of May 1, 2002, unmetered water heater energy usage is billed on an estimated average daily kWh basis. Your estimated usage is determined by the size of your water heater, the wattage of the water heater electric elements and on the number of days in the billing period.

Customers on the Regulated Price Plan will pay 9.7 ¢/kWh. For combined metered and unmetered water heater services on an account, an annual adjustment will occur, to ensure each account receives the maximum eligible kWhs under the threshold.

Toronto Hydro-Electric System will no longer offer this unmetered flat rate billing option for the electricity used by your water heater. Click here for more details.

1 Adjustment Factor: When electricity is delivered over a power line, it's normal for a small amount of power to be consumed, or lost, as heat. Equipment, such as wires and transformers, consumes power before it gets to your home or business. The adjustment factor is indicated on your bill and accounts for these losses.

2 This service charge does not apply to customers who purchase their energy from a retailer.

3 Per Peak kW is defined as "maximum kW during 7a.m. - 7p.m., Monday to Friday, excluding holidays." Per Max kW is defined as "maximum kW at any time."

4 Toronto Hydro will offer Time-of-Use rates to general service customers with the monthly demand of less than 50 KW only.

5 Starting June 1, 2013, these charges are summarized to 'Customer Charges' summary line on the bill.

6 Starting June 1, 2013, these charges are summarized to 'Distribution Charges' summary line on the bill.

7 Toronto Hydro offers transformer allowance for customer owned transformers.

If you have any questions, please contact us by filling out our online form or speak with one of our Customer Care representatives at 416.542.8000.