Comparative index of electricity prices

Consumption: 10,000 kWh/month
Power demand: 40 kW

  • Calgary, AB 83
  • Winnipeg, MB 84
  • Montréal, QC100
  • Edmonton, AB 100
  • Houston, TX 109
  • St. John’s, NL 112
  • Seattle, WA 113
  • Vancouver, BC 114
  • Miami, FL 121
  • Regina, SK 126
  • Chicago, IL 130
  • Moncton, NB 134
  • Portland, OR 138
  • Detroit, MI 152
  • Nashville, TN 154
  • Halifax, NS 155
  • Ottawa, ON 160
  • Charlottetown, PE 170
  • Toronto, ON 177
  • San Francisco, CA 277
  • New York, NY 283
  • Boston, MA 290

Consumption: 100,000 kWh/month
Power demand: 500 kW

  • Calgary, AB 74
  • Winnipeg, MB 76
  • Seattle, WA 86
  • Vancouver, BC 94
  • St. John’s, NL 96
  • Chicago, IL 98
  • Montréal, QC100
  • Houston, TX 102
  • Miami, FL 112
  • Edmonton, AB 117
  • Portland, OR 118
  • Moncton, NB 118
  • Regina, SK 121
  • Detroit, MI 123
  • Ottawa, ON 127
  • Halifax, NS 141
  • Nashville, TN 142
  • Charlottetown, PE 147
  • Toronto, ON 148
  • Boston, MA 229
  • New York, NY 257
  • San Francisco, CA 272

Consumption: 400,000 kWh/month
Power demand: 1,000 kW

  • Calgary, AB 79
  • Winnipeg, MB 80
  • Montréal, QC100
  • Chicago, IL 102
  • Vancouver, BC 107
  • St. John’s, NL 111
  • Edmonton, AB 119
  • Seattle, WA 119
  • Miami, FL 119
  • Houston, TX 125
  • Portland, OR 132
  • Detroit, MI 133
  • Regina, SK 135
  • Moncton, NB 146
  • Nashville, TN 157
  • Halifax, NS 160
  • Ottawa, ON 167
  • Charlottetown, PE 180
  • Toronto, ON 182
  • Boston, MA 246
  • San Francisco, CA 273
  • New York, NY 279

Consumption: 1,170,000 kWh/month
Power demand: 2,500 kW
Voltage: 25 kV

  • Calgary, AB 77
  • Winnipeg, MB 80
  • Montréal, QC100
  • Chicago, IL 106
  • Vancouver, BC 118
  • St. John’s, NL 124
  • Houston, TX 128
  • Miami, FL 128
  • Edmonton, AB 129
  • Detroit, MI 131
  • Regina, SK 132
  • Portland, OR 136
  • Seattle, WA 137
  • Moncton, NB 167
  • Halifax, NS 169
  • Nashville, TN 179
  • Ottawa, ON 199
  • Toronto, ON 204
  • Charlottetown, PE 205
  • San Francisco, CA 221
  • New York, NY 236
  • Boston, MA 269

Hydro‑Québec = 100

Monthly bills (excluding taxes).

Rates in effect April 1, 2017.

Inflation and trends in energy prices in Québec

All customer segments combined, 1963–2017
Index (1963 = 100)

  • The gray line represents the growth in the price of Oil
  • The black line represents the growth in the price of Gaz
  • The green line represents the growth of Electricity
  • The dotted line represents Consumer Price
    Index (CPI)

This graph illustrates inflation rates and energy prices in Québec from 1963 to 2017. Electricity prices follow the inflation curve while oil and natural gas prices show greater fluctuations. Based on information available to date, the Canadian consumer price index is 799. The price index for electricity is 747, compared to 1,289 for natural gas and 1,749 for oil.

Sources: Hydro-Québec, Bloomberg Oil Buyer's Guide and Statistics Canada (2016 data for oil and gas).

Detailed report | 2017 Edition