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How To Shop For Electricity

Competition in the electricity sector began in November, 2000.

Only Ontario Energy Board licensed electricity marketers are be able to sell electricity to consumers. If you choose to switch electricity providers, you may do so. Only the actual commodity or electricity component of your bill is open to competition. Compare suppliers and choose the best one for you.

Remember that Parry Sound Power will continue to deliver power to your home, whether or not you switch the company you buy it from. You can still count on the same dependable service. read more

By Marie Pierce, ago
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The Reasons Behind High Electricity Bills

There are a number of reasons your bill could be higher than you expect.

• Weather. A long spell of cold weather, like the deep freeze we experienced this winter, increases most energy bills. This winter was the second-coldest winter in 20 years and the cruelest day, March 3, was the chilliest on record for that date, says David Phillips, Environment Canada’s weather guru. Consider our Monthly Equal Payment Plan to even out high seasonal bills. 

• Increased use in your household. If you have a new baby, live-in relatives, tenants or house guests in your household, you can expect higher energy use.  read more

By Marie Pierce, ago