The Government of Ontario is extending temporary emergency relief to support Ontarians impacted by the global COVID-19 outbreak. Households, farms and small businesses who pay time-of-use electricity rates will continue to be charged off-peak rates 24 hours a day, seven days a week until May 31, 2020.
Starting June 1, 2020, RPP consumers on TOU pricing will pay a fixed price of 12.8 ¢/kWh, which the government refers to as the COVID-19 Recovery Rate, for electricity consumed in any hour of the day, on any day of the week. The Government of Ontario has stated that this price will be in effect until October 31, 2020.
CONTINUED SERVICE PLANNING FOR CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)
Dear Valued Customers, Vendors and Stakeholders,
With the increasing news and concern regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, we
recognize the importance of continuing to serve you reliably, safely and efficiently. We assure you
that we have been closely monitoring news from reputable sources, such as the Government of
Ontario and your Local Public Health Unit.
Newmarket-Tay Power is taking extra precautions to keep customers, employees and communities at
large safe. We remain committed to transparency during this time and have defined our contingency
plan for various types of situations that may arise. While the risk still remains low in Canada,
Newmarket-Tay Power is taking the following measures to limit the spread of an outbreak:
• In an effort to minimize the spread of an outbreak, Newmarket-Tay Power will be closing its facilities
to the public effective March 16, 2020. Although public access will be restricted, business will
• We have increased communications with our employees on health and safety measures.
• Cleaning protocols, such as routine surface cleaning, have been enhanced at each of our offices.
• On-site and in-person scheduled meetings with third parties have been suspended until further
notice. Meetings will be conducted by webinar, conference call or other virtual communication tools
we have in place.
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