Electricity Rates

Regulated Price Plan rates

Electricity prices in Ontario are set by the Ontario Energy Board. Pricing depends on whether you’re paying non-Regulated Price Plan rates or Regulated Price Plan (RPP) rates.

Time-of-Use rates

With TOU rates, the price of electricity depends on when you use it. There are three different prices for electricity:

Peak Hours Chart

Summer

(May 1 – Oct 31)

Off-peak
(Mon-Fri)
7 p.m. – 7 a.m.
All day Weekends & Holidays
8.7¢ / kWh
Mid-peak
(Mon-Fri)
7 a.m. – 11 a.m.
& 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.
13.2¢ / kWh
On-peak
(Mon-Fri)
11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
18.0¢ / kWh

** Rate structure as of July 1, 2017. Time-of-Use rates are set by the Ontario Energy Board (OEB) on May 1st and November 1st of each year.

Regulated Price Plan (RPP) rates

  • 7.7 ¢/kWh for the first 600 kWh used per month
  • 9.0 ¢/kWh for all kWh used above 600 kWh per month

Did you know that less than 20% of your bill goes back to Alectra Utilities to cover costs related to electrical distribution? See an explanation of your bill or a breakdown of charges in our questions and answers about billing and payments.