Summer time-of-use hours in effect

Summer time-of-use hours in effect May 1 to October 31

The Ontario Energy Board (OEB) announced there will be little change to electricity prices on May 1, and that summer time-of-use (TOU) hours come into effect.

For residential and small business customers that buy their electricity from their utility, the new TOU prices set by the OEB for May 1, 2019 under the Regulated Price Plan (RPP) are shown in the table below. The table also shows the hours to which those prices apply.

Customers who pay tiered prices will see no change to their electricity prices, but the tier threshold that applies in the summer period will come into effect on May 1.

TOU price period Summer hours

May 1 to October 31

TOU prices effective May 1, 2019 to October 31, 2019 Change
Off-Peak Weekdays 7 p.m. – 7 a.m. All day weekends and holidays 6.5 ¢/kWh No change
Mid-Peak Weekdays 7 a.m. – 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. 9.4 ¢/kWh No change
On-Peak Weekdays 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. 13.4 ¢/kWh Up 0.2 ¢/kWh


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