Toronto Hydro customers get small break

A typical Toronto household will see its electricity bill drop by 91 cents a month under new rates approved for Toronto Hydro. The new rates, set by the Ontario Energy Board, are effective May 1, 2011, so bills will be slightly adjusted to make up for the past three months. The energy board says a… Read More

Electricity prices go up in May by 3.8%, peak period shortened

The Ontario Energy Board has announced that electricity rates will rise 3.8% effective May 1st, increasing a home’s average monthly bill by $3.96. The afternoon peak period, where electricity costs the most, has also been shortened from 5pm – 9pm to 5pm – 7pm. It is estimated that a typical home that consumes 800 kWh… Read More