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COVID-19: Time-of-Use Rates Suspended for 45 Days
The Government of Ontario is providing temporary 45-day emergency relief to support Ontarians impacted by the global COVID-19 outbreak. As of Tuesday, March 24, 2020, households, farms and small businesses who pay time-of-use electricity rates will be charged off-peak rates 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Electricity rates in Ontario are set by the Ontario Energy Board (OEB). Rates are calculated using a 12-month forecast that helps make pricing more stable, predictable and fair both for users and for generators.

Current Distribution Rates and Charges (effective January 1, 2020)

Time-of-Use Prices

With Time-of-Use (TOU) pricing, the price of electricity depends on when you use it. There are three different prices for electricity: On-Peak, Mid-Peak and Off-Peak.

Winter Time-of-Use Prices and Hours (effective November 1, 2019)
TOU chart November 2019

2020 Holiday Schedule for Time-of-Use Prices

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