Log in online and select New residential account. Youll need your new address, phone number, and your landlords name and contact information (if youre renting). Note that a charge of $12.40 + GST for new accounts will appear on your first BC Hydro bill. Some accounts may also require a security deposit.
How do I set up my electric bill for my new apartment?
How to set up gas and electric for the first timeFind out who supplies your energy. Find your gas and electricity meters. Take a meter reading. Find the fuse box and trip switch. Find your meter number. Get in touch with your new energy supplier. Find out what tariff youre on. Shop around for a better energy deal.Jun 24, 2021
How do I set up utilities for a rental property?
Before you move in to a rental property you will need to contact suppliers and arrange for the utilities to be reconnected under your name. For example, you should arrange for electricity and gas to be switched on or for your telephone account to be set up by the supplier a day before moving in.
How much does it cost to connect power to a new house?
Connecting electricity Youll need to contact them around three business days before you intend to use electricity in the home to give them enough time to connect. Each provider will charge a different amount to connect electricity, but on average it will cost between $12-90, depending on who you sign up with.
How much does electricity cost in BC per month?
The average residential cost of electricity in British Columbia is $0.126 per kWh, or $126 per month, assuming an average monthly usage of 1,000 kWh. This is up from $0.124 per kWh, or $124 per month in 2020.