Direct Energy Regulated Services Announces Electric Rates for December 2016

CALGARY, Alberta, Nov. 30, 2016 /CNW/ -- Direct Energy Regulated Services (DERS) has announced default electric rates for December 2016.  The Regulated Rate Option (RRO) sets the rate per kilowatt hour that regulated customers pay for electric energy in the ATCO Electric service territory.  The rates are adjusted each month to reflect the price that DERS pays to buy energy on behalf of customers.  The method DERS uses to set the RRO rates have been verified and approved by the Alberta Utilities Commission.

The energy rate for December is approximately 7% higher than the energy rate charged last month. A typical residential customer consuming 600 kWh per month would see approximately a $1.81 or 1% increase in the total amount of their bill compared to last month.

Rate Class

December Rate
(cents/kWh)

Residential

4.176

Commercial

4.158

Industrial

4.090

Farm (Includes REA)

4.166

Irrigation

4.166

Oil & Gas

4.078

Lighting

3.657

Further information on regulated rate option and a complete list of competitive retailers can be found on the Alberta government's customer choice website at: www.ucahelps.gov.ab.ca.

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SOURCE Direct Energy Regulated Services

For further information: Wendy Tynan, Manager, Public Affairs, Direct Energy Regulated Services, 403-776-2206, Wendy.Tynan@directenergy.com


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