TORONTO, March 28, 2013 /CNW/ - The Ontario Energy Board is reminding households that time-of-use electricity prices stay at their lowest rate all day on Good Friday. As with other statutory holidays and weekends, the off-peak price of 6.3 cents per kilowatt hour will apply throughout the day.
2013 TOU Holiday Scedule
|Day of Off-Peak Pricing||Holiday|
|Tuesday, January 1||New Year's Day|
|Monday, February 18||Family Day|
|Friday, March 29||Good Friday|
|Monday, May 20||Victoria Day|
|Monday, July 1||Canada Day|
|Monday, August 5||Civic Holiday|
|Monday, September 2||Labour Day|
|Monday, October 14||Thanksgiving Day|
|Wednesday, December 25||Christmas Day|
|Thursday, December 26||Boxing Day|
The vast majority of Ontario households and small businesses currently pay time-of-use prices for the electricity they use. Time-of-use prices appear on the bill's "Electricity" line.
The Ontario Energy Board is an independent and impartial public agency. We make decisions that serve the public interest. Our goal is to promote a sustainable and efficient energy sector that provides consumers with reliable energy services at a reasonable cost.
Consumers can learn more about time-of-use prices by viewing our price chart: (http://www.ontarioenergyboard.ca/OEB/_Documents/For%20Consumers/TOU_prices_Winter.pdf)
or by watching our brief online video:
For more information, please visit the OEB website at www.ontarioenergyboard.ca or contact our Consumer Relations Centre at 416-314-2455 or toll-free at 1-877-632-2727.
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SOURCE: Ontario Energy Board
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