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Generator Charges

Generators are responsible for certain administrative and service charges, which cover the costs of setting up and maintaining an account and connecting renewable generation projects to Hydro Ottawa's distribution system.

The following is an overview of the charges that apply to the accounts of energy resource facilities. These charges came into effect on January 1, 2018.

Hydro Ottawa's rates and services are regulated by the Ontario Energy Board, an independent provincial government agency.

microFIT & Net Metering Generators

Account Setup Charge $30.00
Monthly Service Charge $19.00 (per generator service point)

FIT Generators

Account Setup Charge $30.00
Monthly Service Charge $124.00 (per generator service point)
Administration Charge * $133.00

* This one-time flat charge applies to all new energy resource facilities when there is an assignment of contracts that requires legal services and service entrance assessments by Hydro Ottawa. 

HCI, RESOP & Other Energy Generators

Account Setup Charge $30.00
Monthly Service Charge $270.00 (per generator service point)
Administration Charge * $133.00

* This one-time flat charge applies to all new energy resource facilities when there is an assignment of contracts that requires legal services and service entrance assessments by Hydro Ottawa.