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Alectra Utilities is one of the largest municipally-owned electricity distribution companies in North America and provides electricity and related utility services to more than 175,000 residential and commercial customers in Hamilton

Alectra Utilities – Residential Rates
Alectra Utilities – Business Rates

Hydro One Networks Inc. is wholly owned by the Government of Ontario and is responsible for 97 per cent of Ontario’s electricity transmission system and about one-third of the province’s distribution system. The 28,600 kilometre high voltage system transmits electricity from generating facilities across the province to local distribution companies, municipal utilities and large industrial consumers. It delivers electricity safely, reliably and responsibly to homes and businesses across the province of Ontario, including areas within the City of Hamilton.

Hydro One rates and more information on electricity use in Hamilton can be found here


Natural gas is available throughout Hamilton and is a major source for fuel and heating for both the residential and commercial markets. Service is now provided by three companies.

Current rates and more information on gas use in Hamilton can be found here.


Hamilton’s Water and Wastewater Division is responsible for Hamilton’s municipal water supply and treatment. Lake Ontario is used as the main source of water supply for Hamilton.

Residential rates

Business rates

For more information about Hamilton’s Water & Wastewater Department please click here


Hamilton Community Energy (HCE) has established itself as a “solution provider” for building owners in the downtown core – they have the expertise to retrofit existing buildings to accommodate new district heating and co-generation systems. This role has expanded to include; project development, management, and operation of initiatives that are focused on the efficient and effective delivery of energy services. HCE has been targeting existing institutional, commercial, multi-residential & industrial facilities. More recently, they have been successful working with greenfield developments to deliver hybrid district energy solutions.

For further information please visit their web site at