Covid-19 Response

Entegrus has been closely monitoring the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and continues to observe Health Canada’s recommendations.  Our first priority is the continued safety of our employees and our customers.

Update January 7, 2022

Off-peak rates all day from January 18 – February 7, 2022

The Ontario government has set electricity rates at the off-peak rate of 8.2¢/kWh, 24 hours per day from January 18 – February 7, 2022. Households, farms and small businesses will receive this off-peak rate automatically, whether they normally pay time-of-use or tiered rates.

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Covid-19 Electricity Assistance Program (CEAP)

CEAP is a one time, on-bill credit for eligible residential electricity and natural gas customers to help them catch up on their energy bills and resume regular payments, up to a maximum of $750.

Please note: CEAP funding has been exhausted effective August 4, 2021.
Scam alert: a home visit is not required to qualify for CEAP. Visit this link for more information on protecting yourself from utility fraud.

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Visit this link for information on other Energy Assistance programs available.

Covid-19 Electricity Assistance Program for Small Businesses (CEAP-SB)

Eligible small business and registered charity customers may qualify for a one-time CEAP-SB credit equal to the electricity charges that are overdue on the date of their application for CEAP-SB, up to a maximum of $1500.

Please note: CEAP funding has been exhausted effective August 4, 2021.

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OFFICE CLOSURES - Effective Monday, March 16, 2020 (until further notice)

Public health officials continue to advise that social distancing is the most effective strategy to prevent the spread of COVID-19.  As such, all Entegrus office locations (320 Queen St. Chatham, 135 Edward St. St. Thomas, and 351 Frances St. Strathroy) will be closed to all outside visitors including customer walk-ins until further notice. Visit this page for information on how to make a bill payment

Should you need to contact us, please send us an email and one of our representatives will be in touch as soon as possible. We appreciate your support and understanding of this decision. 

For outage reporting, please contact 1-866-804-7325 (and select option 5).

Payment Flexibility & Assistance

Entegrus is committed to assisting customers during this pandemic:

  • We offer increased payment flexibility to customers experiencing hardship. If you have been impacted by the pandemic and are concerned about paying your bill, please email us, or call us at 1-866-804-7325 (option 2) to discuss payment options.
  • Entegrus has also extended the electric residential disconnection moratorium until July 31, 2020. This moratorium was scheduled to expire on April 30, 2020. This decision extends to low-volume, small business customers as well

Time of Use Pricing 

Update: February 22, 2021:

Fixed pricing set by the Ontario Energy Board expires February 22, 2021. On Tuesday, Feb. 23, RPP consumers return to current TOU and tiered prices set by the OEB on December 15, 2020.

Update: December 23, 2020:

The Ontario Government has taken steps to hold the price of electricity at 8.5 ¢/kWh for electricity used from January 1 until the end of the day on February 22, 2021.

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Update October 13, 2020:

The Government of Ontario has introduced a Customer Choice initiative: If you’re a residential or small business customer that pays Time-of-Use (TOU) electricity prices, you can choose to switch to Tiered prices beginning November 1, 2020.

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Update June 1, 2020:

The Government of Ontario has introduced a COVID-19 Recovery Rate of 12.8¢/kWh for all time-of-use (TOU) electricity customers, to support Ontarians as we restart the economy. Households, farms and small businesses who pay time-of-use electricity rates will be charged this fixed rate 24 hours a day, seven days a week, starting June 1, 2020.

This rate will be automatically reflected on TOU customers’ electricity bills for all three TOU periods, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and is intended to be in place until October 31, 2020.

Click here for previous pricing announcements & frequently asked questions.