H-5 - Hydro-Québec Act

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SCHEDULE I
(Section 22.0.1)
ELECTRIC POWER DISTRIBUTION RATES
The components of the rates, other than the components set out in this schedule, are those approved by the Régie de l’énergie in its Decision D-2019-037 dated 22 March 2019, Decision D-2019-129 dated 23 October 2019 and Decision D-2019-145 dated 12 November 2019.
RateDescriptionPrice
DSystem access charge per day40.64¢
First 40 kWh per day6.08¢
Remaining consumption9.38¢
DPFirst 1,200 kWh per month5.88¢
Remaining consumption8.94¢
Demand charge, summer period (> 50 kW) $4.59
Demand charge, winter period (> 50 kW) $6.21
Minimum monthly bill – single-phase $12.18
Minimum monthly bill – three-phase $18.27
DMSystem access charge per day, times the multiplier40.64¢
First 40 kWh per day, times the multiplier6.08¢
Remaining consumption9.38¢
Demand charge (> 50 kW or 4 kW × multiplier)$6.21
DTSystem access charge per day, times the multiplier40.64¢
Energy price: T° ≥ -12°C or -15°C4.37¢
Energy price: T° < -12°C or -15°C25.55¢
Demand charge (> 50 kW or 4 kW × multiplier)$6.21
Additional Electricity Option – PhotosynthesisFloor price (¢/kWh): 
Average price at Rate M (2nd block) for 25 kV and 100% load factor5.59¢
Winter Credit Option – Rate DCredit for energy curtailed (per kWh)50.00¢
Flex DSystem access charge per day40.64¢
    During the winter period: 
First 40 kWh per day, outside critical peak events4.28¢
Remaining consumption, outside critical peak events7.36¢
Consumption during critical peak events50.00¢
    During the summer period: 
First 40 kWh per day6.08¢
Remaining consumption9.38¢
GSystem access charge per month $12.33
Demand charge (> 50 kW) $17.64
First 15,090 kWh per month9.90¢
Remaining consumption7.62¢
Minimum monthly bill – single-phase $12.33
Minimum monthly bill – three-phase $36.99
G Short-term contractIncrease in system access charge and minimum monthly bill $12.33
Increase in monthly demand charge (winter period) $6.03
Winter activitiesReference index as at 31 March 2006: 1.08
2% increase on 1 April of each year starting in 2006
 
Winter Credit Option – Rate GCredit for energy curtailed (per kWh)50.00¢
Flex GSystem access charge per month $12.33
    During the winter period: 
Consumption outside critical peak events8.26¢
Consumption during critical peak events50.00¢
    During the summer period: 
All consumption9.90¢
Minimum monthly bill – single-phase $12.33
Minimum monthly bill – three-phase $36.99
MDemand charge $14.58
First 210,000 kWh per month5.03¢
Remaining consumption3.73¢
Minimum monthly bill – single-phase $12.33
Minimum monthly bill – three-phase $36.99
M Short-term contractIncrease in minimum monthly bill $12.33
Increase in monthly demand charge (winter period) $6.03
Rate for cryptographic use applied to blockchains – Medium PowerEnergy price beyond 5% threshold during unauthorized period50.00¢
Energy price for all consumption beyond or other than authorized consumption15.00¢
G9Demand charge $4.23
Energy price10.08¢
Minimum monthly bill – single-phase $12.33
Minimum monthly bill – three-phase $36.99
Increase for low power factor $10.35
G9 Short-term contractIncrease in minimum monthly bill $12.33
Increase in monthly demand charge (winter period) $6.03
GDDemand charge $5.28
Energy price, summer period6.25¢
Energy price, winter period15.51¢
Minimum monthly bill – single-phase $12.33
Minimum monthly bill – three-phase $36.99
Running-in for New Equipment – Medium Power4% increase in average price 
Equipment Testing – Medium PowerMultiplier (per kWh)10.00¢
Interruptible Electricity Option – Medium Power    Option I : 
Fixed nominal credit, winter period (per kW) $13.00
Variable nominal credit for each of the first 20 interruption hours (per kWh)20.00¢
Variable nominal credit for each of the next 20 interruption hours (per kWh)25.00¢
Variable nominal credit for each of the 60 subsequent interruption hours (per kWh)30.00¢
    Option II : 
Fixed nominal credit, winter period (per kW) $9.10
Variable nominal credit for each interruption hour (per kWh)20.00¢
Interruptible Electricity Option – Medium Power    Option I : 
Penalty (per kW) $1.25
    Option II : 
Penalty (per kW) $0.50
Additional Electricity Option – Medium PowerFloor price (¢/kWh): Average price at Rate M (2nd block) for 25 kV and 100% load factor5.59¢
Industrial Revitalization Rate – Medium PowerFloor price (¢/kWh):
Rate M 2nd block energy price
3.73¢
BRConsumption associated with the first 50 kW of maximum power demand (per kWh)11.04¢
Consumption associated with maximum power demand in excess of 50 kW (per kWh)20.69¢
Remaining consumption (per kWh)16.27¢
Minimum monthly bill – single-phase $12.33
Minimum monthly bill – three-phase  $36.99
Flex MDemand charge $14.58
    During the winter period: 
Consumption outside critical peak events3.17¢
Consumption during critical peak events50.00¢
    During the summer period: 
First 210,000 kWh per month5.03¢
Remaining consumption3.73¢
Minimum monthly bill – single-phase $12.33
Minimum monthly bill – three-phase $36.99
Flex G9Demand charge $4.23
    During the winter period: 
Consumption outside critical peak events8.10¢
Consumption during critical peak events50.00¢
    During the summer period: 
All consumption10.08¢
Minimum monthly bill – single-phase $12.33
Minimum monthly bill – three-phase $36.99
Increase for low power factor $10.35
LDemand charge $12.90
Energy price3.28¢
Daily optimization charge $7.56
Monthly optimization charge $22.68
LGDemand charge $13.26
Energy price3.46¢
Rate for cryptographic use applied to blockchains – Large PowerEnergy price beyond 5% threshold during unauthorized period50.00¢
Energy price for all consumption beyond or other than authorized consumption15.00¢
HDemand charge $5.31
Energy consumed outside winter weekdays5.36¢
Energy consumed on winter weekdays18.08¢
LD (Firm option)Demand charge $5.31
Energy consumed outside winter weekdays5.36¢
Energy consumed on winter weekdays18.08¢
LD (Non-firm option)Demand charge per day for planned interruptions $0.53
Demand charge per day for unplanned interruptions $1.06
Energy price5.36¢
Monthly maximum – Demand charge $5.31
LD (Non-firm option)Price for consumption during unauthorized period (per kWh)50.00¢
Running-in for New Equipment (12 or more consumption periods)Maximum increase in average price: 4% 
Minimum increase in average price: 1% 
Running-in for New Equipment (fewer than 12 consumption periods)4% increase in average price 
Running-in for New EquipmentPrice for consumption during unauthorized period (per kWh)50.00¢
Equipment Testing – Large PowerMultiplier (per kWh)10.00¢
LPAnnual fixed charge $1,000
LPPrice for unauthorized consumption of energy (per kWh)50.00¢
Interruptible Electricity Option – Large Power    Option I : 
Fixed nominal credit, winter period (per kW) $13.00
Variable nominal credit for each of the first 20 interruption hours (per kWh)20.00¢
Variable nominal credit for each of the next 20 interruption hours (per kWh)25.00¢
Variable nominal credit for each of the 60 subsequent interruption hours (per kWh)30.00¢
    Option II : 
Fixed nominal credit, winter period (per kW) $6.50
Variable nominal credit for each interruption hour (per kWh)20.00¢
Interruptible Electricity Option – Large Power    Option I : 
Penalty (per kW) $1.25
Amount for determination of maximum penalty (per kW) $5.00
    Option II :
Penalty (per kW)$0.60
Amount for determination of maximum penalty (per kW) $2.50
Additional Electricity Option – Large PowerFloor price (¢/kWh): Average price at Rate L for 120 kV and 100% load factor4.67¢
Additional Electricity Option – Large PowerConsumption beyond reference power during unauthorized period (per kWh)50.00¢
Economic Development RateInitial rate reduction of 20% 
Industrial Revitalization Rate – Large PowerFloor price (¢/kWh):
Rate L energy price
3.28 ¢
Industrial Revitalization Rate – Large PowerConsumption beyond reference power during unauthorized period (per kWh)50.00¢
DNSystem access charge per day, times the multiplier40.64¢
First 40 kWh per day, times the multiplier6.08¢
Remaining consumption41.43¢
Demand charge (> 50 kW or 4 kW × multiplier) $6.21
G, G9, M, MA Off‑Grid SystemsPenalty on energy78.31¢
MA – StructureHeavy diesel power plant (per kW exceeding 900 kW) $31.41
Heavy diesel power plant (per kWh exceeding 390,000 kWh) (21.70¢ per kWh) 
All other cases (per kW exceeding 900 kW) $61.71
All other cases (per kWh exceeding 390,000 kWh) (42.69¢ per kWh) 
MA – Energy price revisionA – Heavy diesel power plant: operating and maintenance costs (per kWh)2.79¢
B – Heavy diesel power plant: energy cost set for 2006
(11.57¢ per kWh)
 
C – Average price of No. 6 diesel (2% S) for the Montréal areavariable
D – Average reference price of No. 6 diesel (2% S) ($58.20 per barrel) 
E – All other cases: operating and maintenance costs (per kWh)2.79¢
F – All other cases: energy cost set for 2006 (26.44¢ per kWh) 
G – Average price of No. 1 diesel for the Montréal areavariable
H – Average reference price of No. 1 diesel (61.51¢ per litre) 
Net Metering for Customer-Generators – Option IIIPrice for electricity injected – heavy diesel power plant (per kWh)17.00¢
Price for electricity injected – light diesel power plant (per kWh)33.00¢
Price for electricity injected – arctic diesel power plant (per kWh)48.00¢
Interruptible Electricity Option with Advance Notice – Off-Grid SystemsFixed credit (per kW) $6.00
Interruptible Electricity Option with Advance Notice – Off-Grid SystemsVariable credit components: 
A – Operating and maintenance costs (per kWh)2.76¢
B – Energy cost for the reference year 2012 (per kWh): 
– north of the 53rd parallel (54.50¢/kWh) 
– south of the 53rd parallel (35.50¢/kWh) 
C – Average price of No. 1 diesel for the Montréal areavariable
D – Average reference price of No. 1 diesel (87.66¢ per litre) 
Interruptible Electricity Option without Advance Notice – Off-Grid SystemsCredit (per kW) $1.20
Maximum credit (per kW) $33.33
FDemand charge per month $44.76
Public lighting (general service)Energy price10.36¢
Public lighting (complete service)Sodium-vapor: 5,000 lumens (or 70 W) – per luminaire $22.50
Sodium-vapor: 8,500 lumens (or 100 W) – per luminaire $24.51
Sodium-vapor: 14,400 lumens (or 150 W) – per luminaire $26.46
Sodium-vapor: 22,000 lumens (or 250 W) – per luminaire $31.05
Public lighting (complete service)Light-emitting diode: $23.19
6,100 lumens (or 65 W) – per luminaire 
Sentinel (with poles)7,000 lumens (or 175 W) – per luminaire $41.61
20,000 lumens (or 400 W) – per luminaire $54.84
Sentinel (without poles)7,000 lumens (or 175 W) – per luminaire $32.70
20,000 lumens (or 400 W) – per luminaire $47.13
Credit for supply at medium or high voltageVoltage equal to or greater than 5 kV, but less than 15 kV $0.612
Voltage equal to or greater than 15 kV, but less than 50 kV $0.981
Voltage equal to or greater than 50 kV, but less than 80 kV $2.190
Voltage equal to or greater than 80 kV, but less than 170 kV $2.679
Voltage equal to or greater than 170 kV $3.540
Credit for supply for domestic ratesVoltage equal to or greater than 5 kV0.241¢
Adjustment for transformation lossesMonthly discount on the demand charge17.76¢
VISILEC ServiceMonthly charge $89
VIGIELIGNE ServiceAnnual charge for a first licence $2,400
Additional charge for a second or third licence $600
Charge for each additional licence $120
SIGNATURE Service (basic service)Annual charge per delivery point $5,250
SIGNATURE Service (complementary options)Annual charge for harmonics tracking $5,000
Annual charge for dashboard $500
Annual charge for review of indicators and load behaviour analysis $5,000
2019, c. 272019, c. 27, s. 4.