Rate 01—North East
February 2018 Rates—Energy Marketer Customer
The Ontario Energy Board has approved changes to the rates Union Gas charges its customers effective January 1, 2018. The new rates will be charged beginning February 1, 2018. Your February bill uses the new rates which incorporate applicable temporary charges that do not affect the annual impacts listed below.
The total annual bill increase will be $14.16 for a typical Rate 01—North East customer using 2,200 m3 of natural gas a year and buying gas from an energy marketer.
Note that this rate change recovers the costs related to delivering natural gas to you. These new and approved rates replace the rates communicated in the January 2018 rate notice you recently received.
Click to download a PDF of February 2018 Rate 01—North East.
The table below shows the new, approved rates used to calculate your natural gas bill as of Jan. 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 and buying gas from an energy marketer.
at Jan. 1, 2018
increase or decrease
|Transportation to Union Gas*
|Transportation Price Adjustment
|Storage Price Adjustment
First 100 m3
Next 200 m3
Next 200 m3
Next 500 m3
All Over 1,000 m3
(included in Delivery on the bill)
|Delivery Price Adjustment
|Total Annual Impact
*Depending on the terms of your energy marketer contract, you may or may not be affected by Union Gas' changes to transportation rates. Contact your energy marketer directly at the telephone number on your bill with questions.
Transportation to Union Gas
The transportation to Union Gas rate increased by 0.0282 ¢/m3 to 3.0273 ¢/m3 to reflect the increased cost of transporting natural gas.
Transportation Price Adjustment
The transportation price adjustment rate increased by 0.0067 ¢/m3 to 0.8886 ¢/m3 to make up the difference between our forecast cost of transporting natural gas and actual costs from prior periods.
The storage rate increased by 0.3323 ¢/m3 to 7.0010 ¢/m3 to reflect the increased cost of storing natural gas.
Storage Price Adjustment
The storage price adjustment rate increased by 0.0787 ¢/m3 to 0.0787 ¢/m3 to make up the difference between our forecast cost of storing natural gas and actual costs from prior periods.
The delivery rates that vary with consumption increased based on our forecast cost of delivering natural gas to your home or business. Delivery rates include the Ontario government’s cap-and-trade costs related to greenhouse gas emissions from the natural gas you use and that we use to deliver it to you.
Visit uniongas.com/capandtrade for more information.
Delivery Price Adjustment
The delivery price adjustment rate increased by 0.0644 ¢/m3 to 1.2863 ¢/m3 to make up the difference between our forecast cost of delivering natural gas and actual costs from prior periods.