Small Industrial Tariff

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Small Industrial Tariff


This tariff is applicable to electric power and energy supplied to any customer, for industrial use, including farming and processing, where the regular billing demand is less than 250 kV.A or 225 kW.

Demand Charge

$7.714 per month per kilovolt ampere of maximum demand

Energy Charge

10.609¢ per kilowatt hour for the first 200 kilowatt hours per month per kilovolt ampere of maximum demand
8.226¢ per kilowatt hour for all additional kilowatt hours

Fuel Adjustment Mechanism (FAM)

The FAM Actual Adjustment (AA) and Balance Adjustment (BA) charges or credits (in cents per kilowatt-hour) applicable to the Tariff for the current rate year, shown in the FAM Tariff, shall apply. These charges are accounted for within the energy charge on your bill. To view the cents per kilowatt-hour charge, click here.

Maximum per kW.h Charge / Minimum Bill

The maximum charge per kW.h will be that for a billing load factor of 10% except that the minimum monthly bill shall not be less than $12.65.

Sample Small Industrial Unit Cost

The average unit cost to the customer varies according to the billing demand and energy relationship measured by “ Load Factor ”. Average unit costs (¢/kW.h) are shown for a range of load factors. Monthly customer cost = ¢/kW.h x consumption (kW.h).

Load Factor ¢/kW.h
(excluding taxes)
20% 15.97
40% 12.56
60% 11.11
80% 10.39


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Tariffs, rates and descriptors shown are for information purposes only. Official tariffs as per Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board approved Rates and Regulations schedules.