Rates

Apex Utilities distribution 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. For more information, visit our FAQ and Understanding Your Invoice pages. 

Rate Details

Typically applies to and is most economical for, residences and small businesses who consume up to 7,485 gigajoules (GJ) per year.

Effective Date 1-Jan-22
Fixed Delivery Charge ($/Day) $1.567
Variable Delivery Charge ($/GJ) $2.585
Riders See Applicable Riders

Minimum Daily Charge will be the Fixed Delivery Charge

Typically applies to and is most economical for, business customers who consume more than 7,485 gigajoules (GJ) per year.

Effective Date 1-Jan-22
Fixed Delivery Charge ($/Day) $20.844
Variable Delivery Charge ($/GJ) $1.645
Riders See Applicable Riders

Minimum Daily Charge will be the Fixed Delivery Charge

Typically applies to and is most economical for, business customers who consume more than 10,866 gigajoules (GJ) per year.

Effective Date 1-Jan-22
Fixed Delivery Charge ($/Day) $24.226
Variable Delivery Charge ($/GJ) $0.053
Demand Charge ($/Day/GJ of Billing Demand) $0.441
Riders See Applicable Riders

Minimum Daily Charge will be the Fixed Delivery Charge

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-22
Fixed Delivery Charge ($/Day) $4.346
Variable Delivery Charge ($/GJ) $1.408
Riders See Applicable Riders

Minimum Daily Charge will be the Fixed Delivery Charge

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

Charges Effective:
1-Aug-2022
Rate Rider G – Third-Party Transportation Rate ($/GJ) $1.699

 

Depending on where your natural gas services are located, you may be charged for Franchise Fee (Rate Rider A) and/or Property Tax (Rate Rider B).

  • Franchise Fee are fees levied by and paid in full to your municipality.
  • Property Tax are taxes and fees levied by and paid in full to your municipality or other third party.

If you purchase your natural gas from Apex Utilities, you may view the applicable Franchise Fee and Property Tax rates 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.

 

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.

Energy Rate Detail
(Regulated Default Supply)

 

Charges Effective:
1-Aug-2022
Gas Cost Rate ($/GJ) $7.562
Administration Fee ($/Day) $0.094

Rate Schedules & History

 

Rate 1 Schedule History
Rate 2 Schedule History
Rate 3 Schedule History
Rate 4 Schedule History
Gas Cost Schedule History
Third-Party Transportation Schedule History
Rider A Schedule
Rider B Schedule

Rate Rider A and Rate Rider B Look Up

Area:
Muncipality1:
District:
Rate Rider A – Franchise Fee
Rate:
Effective Date2:
Rate Rider B – Property Tax
Rate:
Effective Date2:

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

  1. Most 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.
  2. Any bill rendered on or after the effective date is subject to the corresponding rate.