Current Residential Rates

Rate 01—North East

October 2018 Rates

Illustration of rates pamphlet

The Ontario Energy Board has approved changes to the rates Union Gas charges its customers effective Oct. 1, 2018. These changes include the removal of the cap-and-trade charges previously included in the delivery line of the bill. The new rates incorporate applicable temporary charges and credits that do not affect the annual impacts listed below.

The total annual bill decrease will be $25.86 for a typical Rate 01—North East customer using 2,200 m³ of natural gas a year.

 

New Rates

The table below shows the new, approved rates used to calculate your natural gas bill as of Oct. 1, 2018. The annual impacts, excluding temporary price adjustments, are based on a typical Rate 01—North East customer using 2,200 m3 of natural gas a year.

CHARGES
RATES
at Oct. 1, 2018
ANNUAL
increase or decrease
Gas Used 13.4702 ¢/m³ $19.18
Gas Price Adjustment 1.7921 ¢/m³ $32.63
Transportation to Union Gas 2.7516 ¢/m³ $0.13
Transportation Price Adjustment -0.1328 ¢/m³ -$4.94
Storage 6.3909 ¢/m³ $0.06
Storage Price Adjustment 0.0787 ¢/m³ $0.00
Delivery
 
First 100 m³
Next 200 m³
Next 200 m³
Next 500 m³
All Over 1,000 m³

 
9.3755 ¢/m³
9.1356 ¢/m³
8.7563 ¢/m³
8.4081 ¢/m³
8.1204 ¢/m³
$0.60
Cap and Trade
(included in Delivery on the bill)
0.0000 ¢/m³ -$73.52
Delivery Price Adjustment 0.5323 ¢/m³ $0.00
Cap-and-Trade
Price Adjustments
(included in Delivery Price Adjustment on the bill)
-0.1480 ¢/m³ $0.00
Monthly Charge $21.00 $0.00
Total Annual Impact -$25.86

Gas used

The gas commodity rate increased by 0.8711 ¢/m³ to 13.4702 ¢/m³ based on our forecast of natural gas market prices for the next 12 months. This rate includes transportation costs to Ontario.


Gas price adjustment

The gas price adjustment rate increased by 1.4840 ¢/m³ to 1.7921 ¢/m³ to make up the difference between our forecast cost of natural gas and actual costs from prior periods.


Transportation to Union Gas

The transportation to Union Gas rate increased by 0.0064 ¢/m³ to 2.7516 ¢/m³ to reflect the increased cost of transporting natural gas.


Transportation price adjustment

The transportation price adjustment rate decreased by 0.2246 ¢/m³ to -0.1328 ¢/m³ to make up the difference between our forecast cost of transporting natural gas and actual costs from prior periods.


Storage

The storage rate increased by 0.0023 ¢/m³ to 6.3909 ¢/m³ to reflect the increased cost of storing natural gas.


Delivery

The delivery rates that vary with consumption have decreased. Cap-and-trade charges previously included in the delivery line have been removed effective Oct. 1, 2018.

Visit uniongas.com/capandtrade for more information.


Delivery price adjustment

The delivery price adjustment rate increased by 0.3199 ¢/m³ to 0.3843 ¢/m³. This adjustment makes up the difference between our forecast cost of delivering natural gas and actual costs from prior periods. It also includes interim costs and credits related to the provincial cap-and trade program.