CHATHAM, ON, March 21, 2018 /CNW/ - Union Gas has received approval from the Ontario Energy Board to decrease its rates for natural gas customers effective April 1, 2018.
Residential1 customers who purchase natural gas from Union Gas will see the following changes:
- North West Ontario – a decrease of about $44 a year, for an annual average bill of $913
- North East Ontario – a decrease of about $58 a year, for an annual average bill of $1,015
- Southern Ontario – a decrease of about $39 a year, for an annual average bill of $754
1 Average household using 2,200 m3 of natural gas a year.
"The good news is Union Gas customers will see a decrease in their bills again this quarter," remarked Jim Redford, vice-president, business development, storage and transmission, Union Gas. "Natural gas proves to be the most cost effective choice for consumers for home and hot water heating."
Customer rates are adjusted without mark-up each quarter to reflect changes in the market price of natural gas supplies. To understand how Union Gas sets its rates, refer to the following videos. Check out uniongas.com/residentialrates to view current natural gas rate information by postal code.
Union Gas is committed to improving energy efficiency through a range of products, services and incentive programs to help customers lower their energy use and save money. For example, the Home Weatherization Program helps income-eligible customers receive FREE home energy upgrades. This program has helped over 9,700 Ontario households. Start an online application today. It's easy and simple!
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About Union Gas
Union Gas Limited is a major Canadian natural gas storage, transmission and distribution company based in Ontario with over 100 years of experience and service to customers. The distribution business serves about 1.5 million residential, commercial and industrial customers in more than 400 communities across Ontario. Union Gas, an Enbridge Company-one of Canada's Top 100 Employers for 2018-has assets of $8.9 billion and approximately 2,300 employees. For more information, visit uniongas.com or find us on Twitter: twitter.com/uniongas, Facebook: facebook.com/uniongas and YouTube: youtube.com/user/uniongas.
Andrea Stass, Union Gas
Manager, External Communications and Media Relations
Ph: 519 436-5490 or 1-800-571-8446 ext. 5005490
Cell: 519 365-1010
SOURCE Union Gas Limited