Residential Rates | Goderich Zone

(Effective May 1, 2021)

This classification refers to the supply of electrical energy to customers residing in residential dwelling units. Class B consumers are defined in accordance with O. Reg. 429/04. Further servicing details are available in the distributor’s Conditions of Service.

Table of Delivery Charges for Residents

Delivery Charge Cost $ Per
Service Charge
This is a fixed monthly charge that in part covers ERTH’s costs associated with operating the business
$34.63 Month
Smart Metering Entity Charge
This charge covers the cost of services provided by the Independent Electricity Systems Operator (IESO) for the implementation and operation of the Province’s Meter Data Management Repository, which stores, validates and manages hourly electricity information transmitted by smart meters.
$0.57 Month
Rate Riders
Rate Riders are temporary chargers or credits that recover or refund costs for something that is temporary or caused by factors outside of utility’s control. These factors include, but are not limited to, the settlement of cost of power and global adjustment collection variances, and recovery of programs and processes mandated by the regulator or government.

Rate Rider for Recovery of COVID-19 Forgone Revenue from Postponing Rate Implementation – Effective from Nov 1, 2020 – October 31, 2022
$0.012/Month

Rate Rider for Disposition of Global Adjustment Account (2020) – Effective until Oct 31, 2022
$0.0048/kWh

Rate Rider for Disposition of Deferral/Variance Accounts (2021) – Effective until April 30, 2022
$0.0007/kWh

Rate Rider for Disposition of Capacity Based Recovery Account (2021) Class B Customers – Effective until April 30, 2022
$0.0001/kWh

Rate Rider for Disposition of Lost Revenue Adjustment Mechanism Variance Account (2020) – Effective until Oct 31, 2022
$0.0004/kWh

Rate Rider for Disposition of Deferral/Variance Accounts (2020) – Effective until Oct 31, 2022
$0.0007/kWh

Rate Rider for Disposition of Capacity Based Recovery Account (2021)
$0.0001/kWh

Retail Transmission Rate - Network Service Rate
The network charge covers the cost of delivering the electricity from the generating stations to our region through Hydro One’s transmission system. This charge is collected on behalf of Hydro One.
$0.0077 kWh
Retail Transmission Rate - Line & Transmission Connection Service Rate
The connection charge covers the cost of connecting the distribution system to Hydro One’s transmission lines, as well as the cost of transforming electricity from high transmission voltages to lower voltages for distribution. This charge is collected on behalf of Hydro One.
$0.0061 kWh

Table of Regulatory Charges for Residents

Regulatory Charge Cost $ Per
Wholesale Market Service Rate (Not including CBR)
The Wholesale Market Service Charge includes the cost of services provided by the Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) to operate the wholesale electricity market and maintain the reliability of the high voltage power grid. It also covers certain costs incurred by local utilities to connect renewable generation. ERTH Power collects this charge, without mark-up, on behalf of the Independent Electricity System Operator.
$0.0030 kWh
Capacity Based Recovery (CBR) - Applicable for Class B Customers
The Capacity Based Recovery charge is applicable to customers that are not enrolled in the Industrial Conservation Initiative (ICI), and recovers costs associated with contracted demand response providers active in the wholesale energy market.
$0.0004 kWh
Rural or Remote Electricity Rate Protection Charge (RRRP)
A program designed to provide financial assistance to eligible customers located in rural or remote areas where the costs of providing electricity service to these customers greatly exceeds the cost of providing electricity to customers located in towns and cities. ERTH Power collects this charge without mark-up, on behalf of the Independent Electricity System Operator.
$0.0005 kWh
Standard Supply Service - Administrative Charge (if applicable)
This is an administration charge of $0.25 for a 30-day basis. If your billing period is different than 30 days, the RPP administration charge will be prorated accordingly. This charge is set by the Ontario Energy Board and is the same for all utilities across the Province. This is a service charge for customers who have not contracted with an electricity retailer for their energy supply
$0.25 Month

Table of Specific Service Charges

Customer Administration

Type of Service Amount
Arrears certificate $15.00
Account Set Up Charge/Charge of Occupancy Charge (plus credit agency costs if applicable) $30.00
Special Meter Reads $15.00
Meter Dispute Charge plus Measurement Canada fees (if meter found correct) $30.00

Non-Payment of Account

Type of Service Amount
Late Payment – Per Month 1.50%
Reconnection at Meter (during regular hours) $65.00
Reconnection at Meter (after regular hours) $185.00
Reconnection at Pole (during regular hours)” $185.00

Other

Type of Service Amount
Specific charge for Access to the Power Poles | $/Pole/Year” $44.50