Echo Energy is an energy marketer that was established in 2013 in the City of Lacombe, Alberta. Echo Energy provides the City of Lacombe utilities and internet services, as an alternate option to larger utility companies.
Echo Energy provides electricity, natural gas, and internet services to the local community, and deposits the net proceeds from energy sales into the Echo Lacombe Community fund, which provides funding for projects that aim towards increasing the quality of life in Lacombe.
Overall, common reasons people choose Echo Energy for their energy or internet needs include wanting to keep their dollars in the local economy or wanting to give back to the community.
To help keep their energy rates competitive, Echo Energy partners with UTILITYnet, which is a company that has been providing Alberta with energy management solutions for over 30 years. UTILITYnet provides Lacombe and Echo Energy with an administration and processing system, which allows the local energy company to keep down costs and pass on more savings to the customers in Lacombe.
Echo Energy Plans and Rates
Echo Energy Electricity Variable Rate
Echo Energy offers a variable rate for electricity which is calculated as follows: Market price + a set ¢/kWh transaction fee. You can read more about variable rate plans here. This rate is available for residences, businesses and farms.
Echo Energy Electricity Fixed Rates
In addition to the variable rate listed above, Echo Energy also offers fixed-rate plans that guarantee pricing for 1, 3 or 5 years. Their Flexi1 plan locks in a rate for 1 year, their Flexi3 plan locks in a rate for 3 years and their Flexi5 plan locks in a rate for 5 years. You can read more about fixed-rate plans here. These fixed rates are also available for residences, businesses and farms.
Echo Energy Natural Gas Variable Rate
Echo Energy offers a variable rate for natural gas which is calculated as follows: Market Price + a set $/GJ transaction fee. This rate is available for residences, businesses and farms.
Echo Energy Natural Gas Fixed Rate
In addition to a natural gas variable rate, Echo Energy offers a natural gas fixed rate that locks in the price of natural gas for one year (1 Year Super Saver Rate). This rate is available for residences, businesses and farms.
Echo Energy Green Energy Plans
Through Echo Energy, you can buy green energy (renewable energy certificates) which promote and sustain existing renewable energy facilities and encourage others to build. To buy green energy, you’ll need to contact Echo Energy via phone or e-mail and determine what percentage of your monthly usage of electricity you would like to be green.
Note that purchasing green energy in this manner doesn’t mean that the energy powering your home is specifically renewable energy. Purchasing renewable energy certificates ensures that clean, renewable energy is being placed onto the electric grid, raising the percentage of renewable energy used overall.
Echo Energy Contact Info
Below, you can find Echo Energy’s contact information and address.
Echo Energy Customer Support and Services
E-mail: [email protected]
Phone: (403) 314-2107
Fax: (403) 265-7290
Echo Energy’s website: https://www.echoenergy.ca/
Echo Energy Account and Login
For easy access to your monthly invoices and management of your services from Echo Energy, you can sign up for an account on their website or log in to your pre-existing account here.
Echo Energy Address
Below, you can find Echo Energy’s address:
Suite 200, 1316 9th Avenue S.E.
Calgary, AB Canada T2G 0T3
Echo Energy Reviews
Overall, testimonials from Echo Energy’s customers are positive. In summary, customers appreciate that getting their power from Echo Energy puts money back into Lacombe and that Echo Energy supports community projects with proceeds from energy sales, unlike some other larger energy retailers. In addition, customers find that the energy rates are comparable to the energy rates of larger companies, if not better.
Other Echo Energy Services (Echo Energy Internet)
In addition to electricity and natural gas rates, Echo Energy also provides cable and DSL internet services via a partnership with Q Wave, an Alberta-based provider of high-speed internet services.
The plans for cable internet alongside their download and upload speeds are as follows (all include unlimited usage):
Internet 30 (30 Mbps download/5 Mbps upload), Internet 60 (60 Mbps download/6 Mbps upload), Internet 75 (75 Mbps download/7.5 Mbps upload), Internet 150 (150Mbps download/10Mbps upload) and Internet 300 (300 Mbps download/15 Mbps upload).
The plans for DSL internet are as follows (all include unlimited usage):
Internet 6 (6 Mbps download/1 Mbps upload), Internet 25 (25 Mbps download/2.5 Mbps upload), Internet 50 (50 Mbps download/10 Mbps upload) and Internet 75 (75 Mbps download/15Mbps upload).
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