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Hydro hike coming

August 6, 2010
The Sudbury Star

Hydro bills are about to spike and residents should be aware, say local and provincial experts.

Electricity users across the province will see a jump of up to 16% on their next bill, not to mention the summer heat’s effect on hydro use.

In a Toronto Star article published July 28, chair of the Electricity Distributors Association Brian Bentz said HST would cause an 8% increase for everyone, fixed contract or not. The other 8% jump comes from an increase in price of power paid to generating companies, said Bentz. The second factor affects everyone without a fixed-price contract.

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