Lower Your Electricity Usage

I am an environmentalist at heart. I am not perfect, but I try to do things the right way. A way that helps preserve our environment for future generations.

Due to my philosophy, I am encouraged by the new time-of-day billing system for electricity use. Use hydro at peak times, and pay more. Use it off-peak, pay less. Sounds great in theory, but it sounds like they (the hydro companies) are using this new billing method to hide a rate increase.

One lady interviewed by The Toronto Star worked hard at both using less electricity, and using it more in off-peak times. Her savings? Not anywhere near what she thought they would be.

Read the details here.

What about you? Are you on the new billing system? What has been your experience? Leave a comment.

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