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Kilowatt Hours, Explained

When you get your residential or small business bill, it measures electricity in ‘Kilowatt Hours’ – what is that?

View a brief video from the Ministry of Energy

Utilities Kingston manages electricity conservation initiatives for Kingston Hydro. Learn ways that you can save electricity and money for your home and business from the Utilities Kingston website. For example, you'll save money by shifting your electricity use to off-peak times when it costs less.

You may want to visit Utilities Kingston’s Conservation Tips page for almost one-hundred tips to conserve your use of water, gas, and electricity.

For even more information on electricity conservation programs and incentives, visit the Kingston Hydro page at