Time-of-use periods for electricity users changing Nov. 1

November 01, 2018

Time-of-use periods for electricity users changing Nov. 1

The OntariEnergy Boar(OEB) is reminding households and small businesses that as oNovember 1, 2018, the time-of-us(TOU) price periods are changing, as is the thresholfor residential customers that arpaying tiered prices. TOU prices will not be changing.

The table below shows the winter Regulated Price Plan (RPP) prices that will be ieffect during each TOU periofroNovember 1, 2018 to April 30, 2019.

TOU       Periods

Winter Hours

TOU Prices No Change from May 1, 2018


Weekdays from 7 p.m. - 7 a.m.                           All day weekends and holidays



Weekdays from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.



Weekdays 7 a.m. - 11 a.m. and                         5 p.m. - 7 p.m.


For customers that do not purchase their electricity from their utility, there will be no change to the Global Adjustment (GA) credit on November 1, 2018.

The OEB will reset RPP prices and the GA credit for April 30, 2019 in a way that holds increases to the rate of inflation in accordance with legislation.


  • You can refer to the MyUtilities customer portal to view your household usage of water, electricity and gas. Use the information to shift your electricity use to off-peak times when it costs less.
  • Kingston Hydro electricity customers receive their bill through Utilities Kingston. Many benefit from the convenience of one combined bill for all their utility services, which may also include water, wastewater and gas. A combined bill helps lower costs for all rate payers. Learn more about your electricity bill, including TOU pricing.