Rates & Tariffs

Approved Electricity Rates and Regulations


 

Our customers are categorized as residential, commercial and industrial. Use the chart below to find the rates that apply to you.

Residential - homes, condominiums, apartments

Rate Class:Description:Rates that apply:
Residential

Consumption for a private residence for domestic or household use

Domestic Service Tariff

Domestic Service Time-of-Day Tariff

 

Commercial - educational institutions, businesses, retail stores, office buildings

Rate Class:Description:Rates that apply:
Small commercial

Annual consumption is less than 32,000 kW.h

Small General Tariff
Commercial

Annual consumption is 32,000 kW.h or greater and the regular billing demand is less than 2,000 kV.A or 1,800 kW

General Tariff
Large commercial

Consumption for any use except industrial, where the regular billing demand is 2,000 kV.A or 1,800 kW, and over

Large General Tariff

 

Industrial - customers using electricity as an energy source in manufacturing

Rate Class:Description:Rates that apply:
Small industrial

Consumption for industrial use, including farming and processing, where the regular billing demand is less than 250 kV.A or 225 kW.

Small Industrial Tariff
Medium industrial

Consumption for any industrial customer having a regular billing demand greater than 249 kV.A (224 kW) but less than 2,000 kV.A (1,800 kW)

Medium Industrial Tariff
Large industrial

Consumption at the low voltage side of the bulk power transformer by any industrial customer having a regular billing demand of 2,000 kV.A or 1,800 kW, and over

Large Industrial Tariff
Interruptible Rider
Extra large industriall

Customer must commit to making no less than 20 MW available for interruption

One Part Real Time Pricing (RTP)

 

Other - charitable organizations, street and recreational lighting

Rate Class:Description:Rates that apply:
Miscellaneous

Where none of Nova Scotia Power's standard tariffs apply (a customer is not centralized in one location, metering is impractical, seasonal lighting)

Outdoor Recreational Lighting
 

Unmetered Rate Request Forms:

Street and Area Lighting

Miscellaneous Lighting and Small Loads

Charitable

Businesses that qualify as a charitable or non-profit organization

Charitable Organization Application Form (PDF)

Domestic Service Rate for Charitable Organizations

 

Fuel Adjustment Mechanism

Rate Class:Description:Rates that apply:

Fuel Adjustment Mechanism (FAM)

This schedule is a mandatory rider to all electric rate schedules, except the following tariffs: Generation Replacement and Load Following, Extra High Voltage Time-of-Use Real Time Pricing, High Voltage Time-of-Use Real Time Pricing, Distribution Voltage Time-of-Use Real Time Pricing.

Fuel Adjustment Mechanism (FAM)