Managing Your Bill
Need Help Managing Your Bills?
Brantford Power offers a regulated Arrears Management Program with monthly payment options for our residential customers. Call us at 519-751-3522 to sign up today.
Low-income customers may also qualify for the Home Assistance Program, helping those in need with no-cost energy upgrades. To find out if you qualify, e-mail Homeassistance@summerhill.com, or call us toll-free at 1-855-230-6584.
The Ontario Electricity Support Program (OESP) offers a monthly credit for low-income households. For more information, or to apply, visit OntarioElectricitySupport.ca or call 1-855-831-8151.
The Family Counselling Centre of Brant is our local agency partner. Get help with your OESP application and more by visiting them at 54 Brant Avenue or calling 519-753-4173.
For assistance, or to discuss your account, please contact our Customer Service Department at (519) 751-3522.
Ontario Electricity Support Program (OESP)
If you are a Brantford Power customer, and in a low-income home, you may qualify for a reduction on your electricity bill through the Ontario Electricity Support Program.
The OESP could reduce the cost of your household electricity by applying a monthly credit directly to your bill.
If your home is electrically heated, or you rely on an approved medical device requiring a lot of electricity, you could be eligible for additional credit.
To learn if you are eligible for this provincial program, please visit the program application page or call 1-855-831-8151. Assistance with OESP applications is also available through our local agency partner, the Family Counselling Centre of Brant at 54 Brant Avenue.
Other Assistance Programs
This program provides a one-time grant towards your electricity bill if you are behind on your bill and may face having your service shut off. It is for emergency situations. Learn more HERE >
PLEASE NOTE: Emergency financial assistance is provided on a first-come first-served basis. Funds may be limited. Grants are issued on your behalf and paid directly to your utility. You will not receive a cheque.
The Home Assistance Program is designed to help income-qualified participants improve the energy efficiency in their homes. By participating in this program, it will help you reduce energy use, manage energy costs and improve home comfort.
Call 1-855-230-6584 today to find out how you can be part of the program.
All conservation devices and products provided under the Home Assistance program are directly installed in the home and are free of charge to participants.
Know your Rights
The Ontario Energy Board (OEB) has set out customer services rules for electricity utilities, including special rules for low-income customers.
Brantford Power is compliant with these rules, and we encourage all customers to know their rights. Visit https://www.oeb.ca/consumer-protection/rules-electricity-utilities to learn more.
To avoid disconnection, it is important to contact us as soon as you receive that notice. Do not delay.
The quickest way to keep your electricity connected is by paying your outstanding balance. But, if you cannot pay the amount you owe, you have the option of setting up an Arrears Management Plan that will allow you to repay your debt over a period of time. It does not excuse you from paying the amount owed or from paying your new bill.
Payments may be made at most financial institutions, by cash, cheque, VISA or MasterCard, by mail, or dropped off at our 24-hour deposit box. Late payment interest charges, calculated at the rate of 19.56% per year, may be applied to your account. Payments must be received by our office to cancel the interruption.
Options are available. For assistance, or to discuss your account, please contact our Customer Service Department at (519) 751-3522.