Domestic Service Time-Of-Day Tariff (Optional)

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Domestic Service Time-Of-Day Tariff (Optional)


This tariff is only available to customers employing electric-based heating systems utilizing Electric Thermal Storage (ETS) equipment, and electric in-floor radiant heating systems utilizing thermal storage and appropriate timing and controls approved by the Company.

This tariff is applicable to electric energy used by any customer in a private residence for the customer's own domestic or household use, including lighting, cooking, heating, or refrigeration purposes. Upon application to the Company the Domestic Service Time Of Day Tariff shall be available to any other customer within the provisions of Section 73 of the Public Utilities Act, R.S.N.S. 1989, c. 380, as amended.

Any outbuilding located on residential property adjacent to a domestic dwelling and supplied electrically through a separate meter shall have rates applied in accordance with actual use of the building.

If the building is used principally for the owner's personal pursuits and hobbies, the Domestic tariff shall be applied.

If the building is used principally for commercial purposes the appropriate General or Industrial tariff shall be applied.

Customer Charge

$18.82 per month

Energy Charge

Winter (December to February) *
Time Energy Charge (with FAM)
07:00 am to 12:00 pm 19.158¢/kW.h
12:00 pm to 04:00 pm 14.800¢/kW.h
04:00 pm to 11:00 pm 19.158¢/kW.h
11:00 pm to 07:00 am 7.873¢/kW.h

Non-Winter (March to November) *
Time Energy Charge (with FAM)
07:00 am to 11:00 pm 14.800¢/kW.h
11:00 pm to 07:00 am 7.873¢/kW.h

The above rates apply weekdays (Monday through Friday inclusive), excluding statutory holidays. For Saturdays, Sundays and statutory holidays, all consumption will be billed at the rate of 8.020¢ per kilowatt hour.

Fuel Adjustment Mechanism (FAM)

The FAM Actual Adjustment (AA) and Balance Adjustment (BA) charges or credits (in cents per kilowatt-hour) applicable to the Tariff for the current rate year, shown in the FAM Tariff, shall apply. These charges are accounted for within the energy charge on your bill. To view the cents per kilowatt-hour charge, click here.

Minimum Monthly Charge

The minimum monthly charge shall be $18.82.

Sample Domestic Service Time-Of-Day Bill 

Energy Use kW.h Cost per Month
(excluding taxes)
1500 kW.h/month winter,
75% off-peak, 20% mid-peak, 5% on-peak
750 kW.h/month non-winter,
70% off-peak, 25% on-peak, 5% shoulder peak


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Tariffs, rates and descriptors shown are for information purposes only. Official tariffs as per Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board approved Rates and Regulations schedules.