Milton Hydro’s distribution charges amount to 20% of the average residential monthly bill based on consumption of 800 kWh (before the 10% Ontario Clean Energy Benefit credit). Milton Hydro is responsible for collecting the remaining 80% of the bill that goes to pay for electricity generation, transmission costs, regulatory and debt retirement charges, and the Harmonized Sales Tax.
Electricity Bill in Dollars for an Average Residential
Customer using 800kWh/month – May 1, 2014*
|Monthly Service Charge||monthly||$ 15.32||$ 15.32|
|Distribution Volumetric Rate||per kWh||$ 0.0141||800||$ 11.28|
|Standard Supply Service Charge||monthly||$ 0.25||$ 0.25|
|Total Milton Hydro||$ 26.85|
|Hydro OneTransmission & Low Voltage|
|RTSR – Network||per kWh||$ 0.0079||829||$ 6.55|
|RTSR – Line & Connection Charges||per kWh||$ 0.0059||829||$ 4.89|
|Low Voltage Rate Adder||per kWh||$ 0.0002||800||$ 0.16|
|Total Hydro OneTransmission & LV||$ 11.60|
|Provincial System Operator|
|Wholesale Market Service Charge||per kWh||$ 0.0044||829||$ 3.65|
|Rural and Remote Rate Protection||per kWh||$ 0.0013||829||$ 1.08|
|Deferral/Variance Account||per kWh||$ –||800||$ –|
|Smart Meter Entity – MDM/R||monthly||$ 0.79||$ 0.79|
|Total Provincial System Operator||$ 5.52|
|On – Peak – 18%||per kWh||$ 0.1350||149.21||$20.14|
|Mid – Peak – 17%||per kWh||$ 0.1120||140.92||$15.78|
|Off – Peak – 66%||per kWh||$ 0.0750||547.11||$41.03|
|Total Electricity Charges||$76.95|
|Debt Retirement Charge (DRC)||per kWh||$ 0.0070||800||$ 5.60|
|HST||Total Bill||13%||$ 16.45|
|Province – DRC+HST||$ 22.05|
|Total Bill Before OCEB||$ 142.97|
|Ontario Clean Energy Benefit||10% of total bill||($ 14.30)|
|Total Customer Bill||$ 128.67|
Where does your Electricity Dollar go?
You may be billed by Hydro One or another local distribution company, but your money goes to several different corporations, regulators and independent generators that now make up Ontario’s deregulated electricity market. Our chargeable poriton on your bill is “Delivery”.***
Data is based on a provincial average.
* Based on an average monthly electricity bill of $104.00, before HST. Represents an average residential customer on the Regulated Price Plan (RPP).
** Transmission and Distribution charges are combined and make up the delivery line on an electricity bill.
*** Pie Chart represents an average high density residential customer using 1,000kWh/month.