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Rates

Business Rates (effective October 1, 2014)

New Brunswick electricity rates are the lowest in Atlantic Canada.

General Service 1 (standard)
Service Charge: $21.78
First 20 kilowatts of demand No charge
Additional kilowatts of demand: $10.05/kW
First 5000 kilowatt hours 12.56¢/kWh
Balance kilowatt-hours 8.90¢/kWh
 
General Service 2 - closed to new customers
Service Charge: $21.78
First 20 kilowatts of demand No charge
Additional kilowatts of demand: $10.05/kW
Lesser of
or
$6.16/kW
3.060¢/kWh
First 5000 kilowatt hours 12.56¢/kWh
Balance kilowatt-hours 9.58¢/kWh
 
Recreational Lighting
Service Charge - per Billing Period $21.78
First 5000 kWh per Billing Period 12.56¢/kWh
Balance kilowatt-hours per Billing Period 8.90¢/kWh
 
Small Industrial Service
(loads up to 750kilowatts)
Demand Charge $6.57/kW
First 100 kWh per kilowatt 12.75¢/kWh
Balance kilowatt-hours 6.00¢/kWh
 
Large Industrial Service
(minimum contracted demand of 750 kilowatts)

Billing Demand

The greatest of:

  • The monthly maximum kW demand
  • 90% of the maximum kVA demand
  • 90% of the firm amount reserved in the contract for non-curtailable Customers or 100% of the total contracted amount for curtailable Customers
  • 90% of the maximum demand recorded during the current calendar year excluding April through November
  • 90% of the lesser of the average demand recorded during the previous calendar year, or the previous calendar year excluding April through November
Demand Charge $13.38 per kW of the billing demand per month
Energy Charge 4.95¢ per kWh for all kWh per month

Declining Discount Firm Rate

New facilities coming into service after April 1, 2000 or facilities that were substantially shut down as at October 1, 2000 are eligible for a declining discount on Demand Charges for the additional firm load.

 
Dusk to Dawn Lights
High pressure sodium 100 Watt - existing pole $13.69
High pressure sodium 200 Watt - existing pole $21.52
An additional charge for pole rental may be required
 
Floodlights
Improved efficiency metal halide (white light)
250 Watts $26.82
400 Watts $33.20
1000 Watts $57.46
An additional charge for pole rental may be required
 
Water Heater Rental
22 Gallons/100 litres $6.26
40 Gallons/180 litres $6.26
60 Gallons/270 litres $8.11
100 Gallons/455 litres $16.30
100 Gallons/455 litres (Commercial 208V) $24.94
100 Gallons/455 litres (Commercial 600V) $31.59
 
Other Services
Service call fee and reconnection fee $44.67
New customer connection charge $79.05
Reconnection charge for seasonals $124.65
All rates are subject to harmonized sales tax