Electrical Rates

New Rates Effective April 1, 2021

Residential Rates for  Urban Bi-Monthly

  • Basic Charge $16.76 per period
  • All kWh per period are billed at 10.86 cents per kWh

Residential Rates for Rural Bi-Monthly

  • Basic Charge $16.76 per period
  • All kWh per period are billed at 10.86 cents per kWh

Small Commercial Rates Urban Bi-Monthly

  • Basic Charge $38.41 per period
  • All kWh per period are billed at 12.38 cents per kWh

Small Commercial Rates Rural  Bi-Monthly

  • Basic Charge $39.59 per period
  • All kWh per period are billed at 12.75 cents per kWh

Complete List of Service Descriptions & Rates

For a complete list of Service Descriptions and Rates, view the 2021 Hydro Services Bylaw located here

NOTE: Nelson Hydro is currently reviewing rate sharing across customer classes which may result in a rate re-design. This application is currently before the  BC Utilities Commission which includes a detailed Cost of Service Analysis (COSA)  and is separate from the general rate applications for both urban and rural customers.

For More Information, please contact Nelson Hydro Administration at (250) 352-8240 or nelsonhydro@nelson.ca.