Direct Energy Regulated Services Announces Natural Gas Rates for March 2017

CALGARY, Alberta, Feb. 28, 2017 /CNW/ -- Direct Energy Regulated Services has announced default natural gas rates for March 2017. 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 March regulated natural gas rate is decreasing from the February rate of $2.642 per GJ to $1.885 per GJ.
  • This rate reflects a market price for March supplies of approximately $2.408 per GJ as reported by the NGX, and incorporates an adjustment of $-0.523 per GJ for February and prior months.
  • The typical residential gas bill for March based on an average 15 GJ of consumption would be approximately $128 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 March regulated natural gas rate is decreasing from the February rate of $2.642 per GJ to $1.885 per GJ.
  • This rate reflects a market price for March supplies of approximately $2.408 per GJ as reported by the NGX, and incorporates an adjustment of $-0.523 per GJ for February and prior months.
  • The typical residential gas bill for March based on an average 15 GJ of consumption would be approximately $120 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.

 

SOURCE Direct Energy

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


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