Domestic Service Tariff

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Domestic Service Tariff


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.

Customer Charge

$10.83 per month

Energy Charge

14.800¢ per kilowatt hour. See below for more information.

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 $10.83.

Sample Domestic Service Bill

Energy Use kW.h Cost per Month
(excluding taxes)


((100 kWh x 14.800) +

$10.83 Base Charge)

250 $47.83
500 $84.83
750 $121.83
1000 $158.83
1500 $232.83
2000 $306.84
3000 $454.84

Seasonal Electric Service (Regulation 3.3)

The contract period for all seasonal accounts is from May 1 to October 31, in any calendar year. Electric service to seasonal customers will remain connected during the winter period from November 1, to the following April 30 and the base charge will not be billed during these winter months, nor will bills be rendered. Energy used beyond October 31 will be billed on the first regular billing after May 1, or the final bill, whichever comes first. A disconnection charge, as set fort in the Schedule of Charges, will be applied when the seasonal electric service is physically disconnected at the request of the customer. The standard connection charge will apply if electric service is subsequently reconnected.

Seasonal domestic electric service will apply to any self-contained electric service (i.e. summer homes, cottages, hunting or fishing camps), occupied on an intermittent basis, and NS Power is satisfied that it is not the customer's permanent or primary residence.


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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.