We use electricity every day. Electricity heats and cools our homes, powers entertainment devices, refrigerates and cooks our food and provides lighting. Electricity is incredibly useful but it can be dangerous. Keep informed on how to keep you and your family safe at home visit the Electrical Safety Authority to learn more.
It is important to keep electrical safety in mind even during a power outage. For more information on how to stay safe during an outage click here.
There are dangers associated with coming in contact with overhead powerlines and other distribution equipment. The effects can be instant and deadly. The Electrical Safety Authority has eight safety tips to stay safe around power lines.
8 Essential Powerline Safety Tips
System damage can happen on different areas of an electrical system that can impact the number of outages and the time it takes to restore power. Below is an infographic provided by the ESA (Electrical Safety Authority) displaying the diverse areas of an electrical distribution system where damage can occur.
During unusual or extreme weather conditions multiple areas of a system can be impacted simultaneously. Local Utilities work together to ensure power is restored as soon as possible - volume and weather severity can impact the speed of repairs.
Here are 7 simple fixes from the Electrical Safety Authority to make your home a safezone for you and your kids.
For more helpful tips on electrical safety visit the Electrical Safety Authority https://esasafe.com/safety/.
The Ontario Energy Board has set electricity prices effective May 1, 2021. These prices will appear on the Electricity line of you bill and are only for the electricity you use. They do not include other charges like delivery. Time of Use prices per kilowatt hour: Off Peak – 8.2¢ Mid Peak – 11.3¢ On Peak – 17.0¢ Tiered prices per kilowatt hour: Residential Tier 1 – First 600 kWh – 9.8¢ Tier 2 – Above 600 kWh – 11.5¢ The Ontario Electricity Rebate (OER) has also changed effective May 1, 2021. Effective May 1, 2021 the OER will be 18.9%.READ ALL ARTICLES
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