As the recent recession shows, energy providers are an essential part of Alberta’s economy. The oil and gas industry is a driving force, creating jobs alongside economic revenue, but that isn’t the only reason energy providers in Alberta are so essential. A lot of providers are also directly and ... [Continue Reading]
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Learn about local energy providers and choose the one that's right for you. We can help you compare rates and find the best opportunity for energy savings.
Alberta energy companies are divided into two categories: regulated-rate companies and competitive retailers. With our resources, you'll identify and connect with providers who best meet your specific business or residential needs.
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There are a lot of factors that can influence energy rates—but what about geography? Can location and city structure dictate high or low when you compare energy rates in Calgary? Calgary is the largest city in Alberta, and the heightened head count of a city that houses close to 1.25 million ... [Continue Reading]
Things might finally be looking up again for an oil and gas industry that has left Alberta’s economy in near decimation. With the approval of a few new projects, like the liquid natural gas (LNG) plants, that could bring billions of dollars of investments back into Western Canada, Alberta’s oil and ... [Continue Reading]
In 1985, Alberta began deregulating its natural gas market, and followed suit with the deregulation of electricity providers in 1996. For consumers, this means you can choose the energy provider that’s right for you.
When it comes to purchasing electricity or natural gas for your home or business, there are two types of energy providers operating in Alberta. The first are regulated-rate companies, which offer regulated (RRO) rates for natural gas and electricity. Regulated providers’ prices are determined monthly by the Alberta Utilities Commission, and they are required to charge you at the current regulated rate. Alternatively, competitive retailers are companies licensed by the province of Alberta to sell and electricity throughout the province, without geographic restrictions. Their rates are solely determined by the retailer.
At Energyrates.ca, we can help you compare the various energy providers and their rates, and find the best deal for your electricity and natural gas needs. Working hand in hand, we’ll identify the company that will be the best fit, and keep your long-term energy prices as low as possible. Contact us today for a free consultation.