Posted September 2nd, 2020
Grimsby Power has applied to the Ontario Energy Board for a change in rates effective January 1, 2021. The application, as filed, will increase an average residential bill by $1.41 per month. This type of increase relates to a customer using 750 kWhs monthly. Grimsby Power’s full application is viewable on the Ontario Energy Board website.Read Full Article
Posted July 31st, 2020
Together we can do more. Grimsby Power is asking its customers to help those in need by switching to e-billing. Grimsby Power will donate the savings from every customer that enrolls in e-billing between August 1st, 2020 and December 31st, 2020 to GBF Community Services. Our goal is to donate up to $2,000 to help support those in need. Click here to enroll today.Read Full Article
Posted July 13th, 2020
CEAP provides a one time, on-bill credit to eligible residential electricity to help them catch up on their energy bills and resume regular payments.Read Full Article
Posted June 12th, 2020
As the COVID-19 situation continues to change, and the Ontario government begins to slowly re-open the economy, new electricity rates are being introduced. Effective June 1, 2020, the Government of Ontario introduced the new fixed COVID-19 recovery rate of 12.8 cents per kWh.
Through these difficult and uncertain times Grimsby Power continues to support its customers with flexible payment arrangements, no disconnections for non payment and no late payment fees.
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Posted May 6th, 2020
The Government of Ontario is extending temporary emergency relief to support Ontarians impacted by the global COVID-19 outbreak. Households, farms and small businesses who pay time-of-use electricity rates will continue to be charged off-peak rates 24 hours a day, seven days a week until May 31, 2020. The off peak rate is 10.1 cents.
For questions and answers regarding this change please click here.Read Full Article
Posted May 4th, 2020
Ontario is deferring a portion of Global Adjustment (GA) charges for industrial and commercial electricity consumers that do not participate in the Regulated Price Plan
(RPP), starting from April 2020. The GA rate for smaller industrial and commercial consumers (i.e., Class B) has been set at $115 per megawatt-hour, which is roughly in line with the March 2020 value. Large industrial and commercial consumers (i.e.,Class A) will receive the same percentage reduction in GA charges as Class B consumers.
The government intends to keep this relief in place through the end of June 2020, subject to necessary extensions and approvals to implement this initiative. Industrial and commercial electricity consumers will automatically see this relief reflected on their bills. Consumers who have already received their April bill should see an adjustment on a future bill. Please contact your Grimsby Power at 905-945-5437, option 2, with questions about your bill.
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Posted April 20th, 2020
The Ontario Energy Board (OEB) is aware of increasing efforts by scam artists attempting to take advantage of consumer uncertainty during this COVID-19 emergency.
There is currently a disconnection ban in place to July 31, 2020 which means homes and low volume small businesses cannot be disconnected for non payment. If you receive a message, text or phone call from someone posing as a utility representative and threatening to disconnect your power, do not respond to it - contact your utility directly using the telephone number displayed on your bill.
Consumers with questions or concerns about any suspicious communications claiming to be from their utility are also encouraged to contact the OEB.
Consumers concerned about any suspicious communications can also contact the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre or call 1-888-495-8501.
Posted April 20th, 2020
In an effort to further help those in need during this pandemic Grimsby Power has stopped late payment charges for residential and small business customers. This means that interest will not be charged on overdue balances. This change starts on the April statement for active customers.
Grimsby Power also offers flexible payment arrangements and there are programs available for low income households including OESP and LEAP.
If you have any questions about your electricity bill please contact Grimsby Power at 905-945-5437 and use option 2.Read Full Article
Posted March 24th, 2020
In response to the outbreak of COVID-19, the Government of Ontario issued an Emergency Order under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act. As a result, starting on March 24, 2020 residential and small business customers on time-of-use (TOU) pricing will pay 10.1 ¢/kWh no matter what time of day the electricity is consumed. This means that TOU customers will be paying the “off-peak” price throughout the day as long as the Emergency Order remains in place. The Government has indicated that it intends to keep the 10.1 ¢/kWh pricing in place for 45 days.
The 10.1 ¢/kWh pricing applies automatically – no customer action is required. Some customers may receive a bill before their utility or unit sub-meter provider is able to implement the price change, in which case they will receive a credit on the following bill.
For more information please visit the Ontario Energy Board website at oeb.ca.Read Full Article
Posted March 20th, 2020
The COVID-19 outbreak is an area of concern for all. We understand that during this pandemic customer's will be impacted by vast changes in daily routine and economic uncertainty.
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