Direct Energy Regulated Services Announces Natural Gas Rates for June 2016

CALGARY, Alberta, May 31, 2016 /CNW/ -- Direct Energy Regulated Services has announced default natural gas rates for June 2016. These rates will apply to customers who have not chosen a competitive supplier within the ATCO Gas North and South service territories. The rates have been verified by the Alberta Utilities Commission.

North Service Territory
The North territory includes customers living in and north of the City of Red Deer.

  • For customers in the ATCO Gas North service territory, the June regulated natural gas rate is increasing from the May rate of $0.795 per GJ to $1.374 per GJ.
  • This rate reflects a market price for June supplies of approximately $1.261 per GJ as reported by the NGX, and incorporates an adjustment of $0.113 per GJ for May and prior months.
  • The typical residential gas bill for June based on an average 3 GJ of consumption would be approximately $54 in the North.

South Service Territory
The South territory includes customers living south of the City of Red Deer.

  • For customers in the ATCO Gas South service territory, the June regulated natural gas rate is increasing from the May rate of $0.795 per GJ to $1.374 per GJ.
  • This rate reflects a market price for June supplies of approximately $1.261 per GJ as reported by the NGX, and incorporates an adjustment of $0.113 per GJ for May and prior months.
  • The typical residential gas bill for June based on an average 3 GJ of consumption would be approximately $49 in the South.

Further information on regulated gas supply 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 - Canada, Direct Energy Regulated Services 403-837.4388, wendy.tynan@directenergy.com, http://www.directenergy.com


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