Rate M1—Union South
November 2019 Rates
The Ontario Energy Board has approved changes to the rates Enbridge Gas Inc. charges its customers effective Apr. 1, 2019. The new rates will be charged beginning Nov. 1, 2019. The new rates incorporate applicable temporary credits that do not affect the annual impacts listed below.
The total annual bill increase will be $9.38 for a typical Rate M1 – Union South customer using 2,200 m³ of natural gas a year. These new and approved rates replace the rates communicated in the October 2019 rate notice you recently received.
The table below shows the new, approved rates used to calculate your natural gas bill as of Nov. 1, 2019. The annual impacts, excluding temporary price adjustments, are based on a typical Rate M1 – Union South customer using 2,200 m³ of natural gas a year.
at Nov. 1, 2019
increase or decrease
|Gas price adjustment
|Storage price adjustment
First 100 m³
Next 150 m³
All over 250 m³
|Facility carbon charge
(included in Delivery on the bill)
|Delivery price adjustment
|Federal carbon charge
|Total annual impact
The gas commodity rate increased by 0.0030 ¢/m³ to 11.2999 ¢/m³ based on our forecast of natural gas market prices and transportation costs for the next 12 months. This rate includes transportation costs to Ontario.
Gas price adjustment
The gas price adjustment rate increased by 0.0037 ¢/m³ to 2.0424 ¢/m³ to make up the difference between our forecast cost of natural gas and actual costs for the period from Apr. 1, 2019 to Oct. 31, 2019.
The storage rate increased by 0.0312 ¢/m³ to 0.7643 ¢/m³ to reflect the increased cost of storing natural gas.
Storage price adjustment
The storage price adjustment rate increased by 0.0364 ¢/m³ to 0.0364 ¢/m³ to make up the difference between our forecast cost of storing natural gas and actual costs for the period from Apr. 1, 2019 to Oct. 31, 2019.
The delivery rates that vary with consumption increased based on our forecast cost of delivering natural gas to your home or business. These rates also include a facility carbon charge associated with the operation of Enbridge Gas’ facilities to deliver natural gas to you.
Delivery price adjustment
The delivery price adjustment rate increased by 0.4100 ¢/m³ to 0.8985 ¢/m³ to make up the difference between the amount customers paid and the final actual costs for the period from Apr. 1, 2019 to Oct. 31, 2019.
The monthly charge increased by $0.22 to $22.22 a month to partially recover some of the fixed costs associated with maintaining a safe and reliable natural gas distribution system.
Federal carbon charge
The federal carbon charge is 3.9100 ¢/m³. This charge will increase annually each April. All of the money collected for this charge goes to the federal government.