Is Ontario Hydro back to time-of-use?

Is Ontario Hydro back to time-of-use?

Beginning February 23, 2021, residential and small business customers will resume paying Time-of-Use (TOU) and Tiered pricing under the Regulated Price Plan (RPP) at prices that were set by the Ontario Energy Board (OEB) on December 15, 2020.

What are the cheapest hours to use hydro?

Current prices

TOU Price Periods Winter (November 1 – April 30) TOU Prices (¢/kWh)
Off-Peak Weekdays 7 p.m. – 7 a.m. Weekends and holidays all day 8.2
Mid-Peak Weekdays 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. 11.3
On-Peak Weekdays 7 a.m. – 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. 17.0

What are the off-peak hours for electricity in Ontario?

On weekdays, between 7 p.m. and 7 a.m., which is considered off-peak hours, hydro rates are 8.2 cents per kilowatt-hour (kWh), whereas at mid-peak hours, usually on weekday afternoons (from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.), rates are much higher (11.3 cents/kWh).

What time is the cheapest to do laundry?

You could potentially save a few pennies per laundry load if you wash them in the morning, during the day (if you work from home), or later than 7pm in the evening. Energy Saving Trust agrees, writing in a 2020 article that – again depending on your tariff – it could be cheaper to use appliances at off-peak.

When can Utilities not be shut off in Ontario?

Electricity utilities cannot disconnect residential customers for non-payment in the winter months, between November 15 and April 30. The winter disconnection ban applies to electricity utilities only – unit sub-meter providers may still disconnect customers for non-payment during the winter months.

Is Ontario extending Hydro off-peak hours?

The government will continue to hold electricity prices to the off-peak rate of 8.5 cents per kilowatt-hour until February 22, 2021. This lower rate is available 24 hours per day, seven days a week for Time-Of-Use and tiered customers.

What time of day is cheapest to shower?

New research into energy tariff rates has revealed showering between 10pm and 8am is the cheapest time. Here is how the finances break down. Taking a 10-minute shower uses 1.42kWh of electricity, costing a household on a standard variable tariff around 40p each time.