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Ontario Electricity Rebate

Posted On: Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Changes to Eligibility Requirements and New Customer Notice Requirements

The Ontario government has recently revised the Ontario Rebate for Electricity Consumers Act, 2016 (O. Reg. 363/16. Historically, this rebate was captured through an 8% rebate, intended to offset the provincial portion of HST, along with a “Global Adjustment modifier” intended to reduce the monthly impact of the Global Adjustment. As of November 1st 2019, this rebate will be captured in a single line item on bills named the “Ontario Electricity Rebate.”

Changes to Eligibility Requirements and New Customer Notice Requirements

Included in this revised legislation are new eligibility requirements.  Residential, Small Business (General Service <50kW) and farms will continue to receive the Ont. Electricity Rebate.

For larger consumers such as multi-unit complexes and hospitals you may or may not be eligible. To determine if your business/organization is eligible to receive the Ont. Electricity Rebate, please click on the link below. This will take you to the "Notice - Ontario Electricity Rebate Eligibility Form" - page 3 and 4 describe the eligibility requirements to receive the Ontario Electricity Rebate.

You are required to complete and submit this form to us by January 31st 2020 to continue receiving a rebate.

 

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