Current Electricity Rates

*The Government of Alberta's Rate Cap Regulation limits the rate charged by Direct Energy Regulated Services to customers for electricity at $0.068/kWh for the period starting June 1, 2017 and ending May 31, 2021.

Rate Description Charges
_ Fixed ($/Day) Market Cost of Electricity ($/kWh) Price of Electricity After Rate Cap ($/kWh)*
E1 Residential Service 0.387 0.07687 0.06800
E2 Small General Service 0.393 0.07602 0.06800
E3 Large General Service 0.522 0.07409 0.06800
E4 Oilfield Service 0.395 0.07374 0.06800
E5 Farm and REA Farm Service 0.400 0.07591 0.06800
E6 Lighting Service 0.207 0.06480 0.06480
E7 Irrigation and REA Irrigation Pumping Service 0.400 0.07307 0.06800

Direct Energy Regulated Services is regulated by the Alberta Utilities Commission (AUC). The AUC reviews the regulated rate for electricity. For more information, visit the AUC Website.

Direct Energy Regulated Services calculates the cost of electricity in advance of each month in accordance with the Regulated Rate Option Regulation. This Regulated Rate Option is made available to customers in the ATCO Electric service territory who have not chosen a retailer.

Servicing Electricity in These Territories

  • Beaverlodge
  • Fairview
  • Falher
  • Fort Vermilion
  • Fox Creek
  • Grande Cache
  • Grande Prairie
  • High Level
  • Jasper
  • Manning
  • Peace River
  • Rainbow Lake
  • Spirit River
  • Valley View

Making Sense of Your Electricity Bill

Your electricity bill includes a variety of information, definitions and various changes—we want to help you make better sense of it all.