Residential Electricity Rates

In Alberta, our regulated rate for electricity is called the Regulated Rate Option (RRO). The RRO fluctuates each month due to factors including supply and demand and weather changes.

  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Fall
  • Winter

The Alberta government put in place a regulated rate cap of 13.5 cents per kWh for the months of January 2023 through March 2023. From April 2023 through December 2024, recovery for the cost of this rate cap will be included in the regulated electricity rate.

Commercial Electricity Rates

Are you a business owner or operator looking for information about regulated electricity rates?

Convenient Payment Plans & Options

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Payment Plans

DERS offers two convenient payment plans to make paying your energy bill easier.

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Ways to Pay Your Bill

DERS provides many payment options including online and by credit card.

Electricity Documents

To learn more about DERS electricity Services, Rate Schedule, Terms & Conditions, and more, visit our library of downloadable documents.

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 another retailer.