Understanding regulatory charges
The amount you pay for Regulatory Charges helps maintain Ontario's electricity system so we're able to get your home or business the reliable, affordable electricity you need.
All Service Types or
|Standard supply service administration charge ($/month)||25¢*|
|Rural rate protection charge (adjusted usage - ¢/kWh)||0.21¢|
|Wholesale market service rate (adjusted usage - ¢/kWh)||0.36¢|
*If you have enrolled with a retailer, the standard supply service administration charge does not apply.
**The Ontario Electricity Support Program (OESP) reduces electricity costs for low-income customers. As part of the government's Fair Hydro Plan, the OESP charge has been removed from bills, effective May 1, 2017. The Province will fund the OESP through provincial revenues.