Direct Energy Regulated Services Announces Electric Rates for September 2017

CALGARY, Alberta, Aug. 31, 2017 /CNW/ -- Direct Energy Regulated Services (DERS) has announced default electric rates for September 2017. 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 September is approximately 6% lower than the energy rate charged last month. A typical residential customer consuming 600 kWh per month would see approximately a $3.79 or 2% decrease in the total amount of their bill compared to last month.

Rate Class

April Rate (cents/kWh)

Residential

3.825

Commercial

3.836

Industrial

3.792

Farm (Includes REA)

3.84

Irrigation

3.746

Oil & Gas

3.777

Lighting

3.302

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.

 

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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