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Valid October 1, 2017 to April 30, 2018

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Electricity Costs

All eligible customers are on the Time of Use Regulated Price Plan*

These rates are normally set at the Provincial level by the Ontario Energy Board twice yearly: May 1 and November 1.

OFF peak $ 0.065 / kWh
MID peak $ 0.095 / kWh
ON peak $ 0.132 / kWh

 *If you are buying from an electricity retailer, you are not on the regulated price plan. You are paying your contract price plus the Global Adjustment.

 Learn more about the global adjustment

Other Provincially Set Rates for those not on Time-Of-Use Pricing

Up to 1000 kWh $ 0.077
More than 1000 kWh $ 0.090

  All Thunder Bay Hydro residential customers are on Time-Of-Use Pricing


Price period for these lines October 1, 2017 to April 30, 2018

Network & Connection $ 0.0084 / kWh
Distribution Charge
-Regulated Price Plan customers
$ 0.0029 / kWh
Distribution Charge
-NON Regulated Price Plan customers
$ 0.0069 / kWh
Monthly Fixed Charge $ 21.30 / month*

Regulatory Charges

Current Market Service Charge came into effect July 1, 2017.

Market Service Charge $ 0.0039 / kWh
Supply administration charge for customers who buy their electricity through Thunder Bay Hydro $ 0.25/month


Loss Adjustment Factor

Secondary metered customers < 5,000 kW 


*Please see the Glossary > Delivery Charges for more information about the Line Loss Adjustment.

Global Adjustment Modifier

**Qualifying non-RPP customers only $ - 0.0329 

Sentinel Lights

Price is effective July 1, 2017

Sentinel Lights (Distribution + Rental) $ 29.58 monthly + HST

* Updated from $21.52 effected March 1, 2018 

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Thunder Bay Hydro's Board Approved Tariff of Rates and Charges EB-2016-0105 Effective Oct 1, 2017 

This collection of documents includes Thunder Bay Hydro Rate Application Case Number EB-2016-0105


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