Laval is the third-largest city in Québec and has more than 440,000 residents. Located north of Montréal, the city is well known for its natural landmarks, such as the Centre de la Nature and the Bois-de-Liesse Natural Park.
However, Laval is much more than a tourist destination. The city is one of the largest economic hubs in Canada and has quite a diversified economy, which includes agriculture, food production, manufacturing companies, biotechnology, information technology and a fast-growing high-tech sector.
When it comes to utilities in Laval, the options are similar to the ones in other major Québec cities: Regulated electricity (usually provided by Hydro-Québec) and a deregulated natural gas market, which enables consumers to choose their gas suppliers and research lower energy rates.
Read on to learn the main details about Laval electricity and natural gas companies.
Natural gas in Laval
In Laval, natural gas is distributed and delivered by Énergir (formerly known as Gaz Métro), one of the two natural gas distributors in Québec. Still, Québec residents and companies can choose who supplies their natural gas, meaning that they can select from a range of competitive energy providers — and guarantee a plan that precisely fits their natural gas needs.
Some of the competitive natural gas suppliers in Laval and/or Québec include but are not limited to:
For a comparison of the natural gas suppliers available in Laval, fill in the form above or go to EnergyRates.ca. The energy rate comparison tool lists the major Québec natural gas companies and their rates for you to compare. Small business, commercial, large commercial and industrial natural gas consumers can get a free quote based on their natural gas usage.
Electricity in Laval
Although the Laval natural gas market is deregulated, Hydro-Québec is the only distributor and regulated provider of electricity in the city. The electric utility can offer different energy plans for each type of customer. All of the electricity rates in Québec, however, are regulated by Régie de l’énergie.