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Rates & Rate Riders

Apex Utilities rates and riders are approved by the Alberta Utilities Commission and allow us to recover the costs to build, operate, and maintain the natural gas distribution system. Costs associated with customer service, billing, and collection services are also recovered through our rates. For more information, visit our FAQs and Understanding Your Invoice page.

  

Rate 1 – Small General Service

Typically applies to, and is most economical for, residences and small businesses who consume up to 7,207 gigajoules (GJ) per year.

Effective Date

1-Jan-21

Fixed Delivery Charge ($/Day)

$1.498

Variable Delivery Charge ($/GJ)

$2.471

Administration Fee ($/Day)

$0.087

Applicable Rate Riders1

Minimum Daily Charge will be the Fixed Delivery Charge

Rate 1 Rate History

 

Rate 2 – Large General Service (Optional)

Typically applies to, and is most economical for, business customers who consume more than 7,207 gigajoules (GJ) per year.

Effective Date

1-Jan-21

Fixed Delivery Charge ($/Day)

$19.664

Variable Delivery Charge ($/GJ)

$1.551

Administration Fee ($/Day)

$0.087

Applicable Rate Riders1

Minimum Daily Charge will be the Fixed Delivery Charge

Rate 2 Rate History

 

Rate 3 – Demand General Service (Optional)

Typically applies to, and is most economical for, business customers who consume more than 11,323 gigajoules (GJ) per year.

Effective Date

1-Jan-21

Fixed Delivery Charge ($/Day)

$23.498

Variable Delivery Charge ($/GJ)

$0.051

Demand Charge ($/Day/GJ of Billing Demand)

$0.427

Administration Fee ($/Day)

$0.087

Applicable Rate Riders1

Minimum Daily Charge will be the Fixed Delivery Charge and Demand Charge

Rate 3 Rate History

 

Rate 4 – Irrigation Pumping Service (Optional)

Available only to customers for the use of natural gas as a fuel for engines pumping irrigation water between April 1 and October 31.

Effective Date

1-Jan-21

Fixed Delivery Charge ($/Day)

$3.987

Variable Delivery Charge ($/GJ)

$1.292

Administration Fee ($/Day)

$0.087

Applicable Rate Riders1

Minimum Daily Charge will be the Fixed Delivery Charge

Rate 4 Rate History

 

1 Applicable Rate Riders

In addition to the rates identified above, each customer bill will also include charges for:

Effective Date

1-Oct-21

Rate Rider D - Gas Cost Recovery Rate (GCRR) ($/GJ)

$3.972

Rate Rider G - Third Party Transportation Rate (TPTR) ($/GJ)

$0.875

Monthly GCRR and TPTR Rate History

Depending on where your gas services are located* you may also be charged:

Rate Rider A - Franchise Fee

Rate Rider B - Property Tax

*If you currently receive an Apex Utilities bill, you may view the Franchise Fee and Property Tax rates applicable to you using the ‘Look Up’ table below. If you are a new customer, Contact Us for more information on rates and rate riders applicable to your service area.

Look Up: Rate Rider A and Rate Rider B

Enter your four digit area number (found on the top left-hand corner of your bill) to view applicable rate riders.

The Area Code is located in the upper left-hand corner of your bill

  

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Area:    
Muncipality1:    
District:    
Rate Rider A – Franchise Fee
Rate:    
Effective Date2:    
Rate Rider B – Property Tax
Rate:    
Effective Date2:    
1Most Franchise Fees are applied only to the gas distribution charges on your bill. Gas distribution charges include the fixed charges, variable energy charges, demand charge (where applicable), and exclude the gas cost. However, some municipalities also apply the Franchise Fee to gas costs. If your municipality applies the Franchise Fee to gas costs, an asterisk (*) appears beside the municipality name.
2Any bill rendered on or after the effective date is subject to the corresponding rate.

 

Other Charges

Apex Utilities charges for other business services not included in the Gas Distribution Service rates. These charges are approved by the Alberta Utilities Commission. View the Special Charges Schedule.