What are natural gas co-ops? Alberta’s natural gas co-ops represent a movement in rural Alberta that has resulted in the formation of the world’s largest rural natural gas distribution system. It’s a system that continues to be built by, owned by, and also to serve rural Albertans, and for more ... [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.
There are plenty of energy savings to be found, if you know where to look. Contact us for personalized methods to save money on your energy bills.
One of the most interesting aspects of Alberta is that it has very few thriving city centres that are well-known to the public. Calgary, Edmonton, and Fort McMurray are known nationally if not globally, but hidden among those notorious cities are the true gems, unique Albertan towns that are far ... [Continue Reading]
The LNG project carries a lot of potential for Alberta companies—from the oil and gas sector to manufacturing and every sector in between that is influenced by the energy industry—but what is LNG all about? The LNG, or liquefied natural gas, project is a plan that has been in the works for a ... [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.