By Ontario government mandate, residential electricity bills are designed to present costs simply and clearly, and to identify the un-bundled major cost components included in your electricity usage.

  • Electricity
  • Delivery
  • Regulatory Charges

Some of these line items have more than one component. The Delivery charges vary by region, but the other line items are the same for all Elexicon Energy customers. Most but not all of the charges are based on your electricity usage (i.e. kWh).

For a detailed ‘Tariff of Rates and Charges’ including specific service charges click here.

Below is a breakdown of the calculations used to determine each of the items that make up your Elexicon Energy bill.

  • Electricity
Electricity

The cost of the electricity itself. These rates cover the cost of power purchased by Elexicon Energy on your behalf, without mark-up.

You may also purchase electricity from any licensed retailer registered with Elexicon Energy.

If you are not under contract with a licensed retailer, your electricity will be charged at the following rates:

Tiered RPP Prices:

Tier ThresholdsWinter (November 1 - April 30)Summer (May 1 - October 31)Tiered Prices (¢/kWh)
Tier 1
Residential – first 1,000 kWh/month
Non-residential – first 750 kWh/month
Residential – first 600 kWh/month
Non-residential – first 750 kWh/month
9.8
Tier 2
Residential – for electricity used above 1,000 kWh/month
Non-residential – for electricity used above 750 kWh/month
Residential – for electricity used above 600 kWh/month
Non-residential – for electricity used above 750 kWh/month
11.5

These are the prices that appear on the electricity line of your bill. They do not include other charges on your total bill like delivery.

Time-of-Use (TOU) Prices:

8.2¢/kWh Off-Peak Price

11.3¢/kWh Mid-Peak Price

17.0¢/kWh On-Peak Price

Global Adjustment: ¢/kWh

  • The price of wholesale electricity in Ontario is set by a competitive market. Certain generators receive payments through regulation or contracts that differ from market prices. Customers who pay the Hourly Ontario Energy Price for electricity or who buy electricity under contract from a licensed retailer will see this separate line item on their bill. It allocates their portion of the net adjustment arising from these different payments.
  • The Global Adjustment rate changes each month and is available at ieso.ca
  • Customers on the Regulated Price Plan will not have this line item presented on the bill. For these customers, the Global Adjustment is embedded in the fixed electricity rates that they pay under the price plan.

Other sources of information about electricity and rates are:

Ontario Energy Board Call Centre: 416-314-2455

Ministry of Energy: 1-888-668-4636 (toll-free)

Independent Electricity System Operator: 1-888-448-7777 (toll-free)