|_||Fixed ($/Day)||Cost of Gas ($/GJ)|
|G1 General Service||0.272||1.359|
|G3 Large Use Service||0.503||1.359|
|G5 Irrigation Pumping||0.226||1.359|
Direct Energy Regulated Services is regulated by the Alberta Utilities Commission (AUC). The AUC reviews the regulated rate for natural gas. For more information, visit the AUC Website.
Direct Energy Regulated Services' service areas are divided into two regions: one for customers living in or north of Red Deer and one for customers living south of Red Deer. View the communities we serve below.
Effective April 1, 2020, your monthly DERS natural gas bill will include the updated rate of $1.576/GJ for the Government of Canada's Federal Carbon Tax. This is not a Direct Energy Fee, it is a government tax and is charged on all fuels that emit greenhouse gases. For more information on the Federal Carbon Tax, visit www.canada.ca.
Natural gas rates fluctuate on a monthly basis due to a variety of market factors such as weather, exchange rates and supply and demand. For the most updated rates, see our schedule above or check the Alberta Utilities Commission's website.
We provide natural gas to most regions across Alberta, including:
The Alberta Utilities Commission (AUC) provides regulatory oversight for utilities in Alberta, including natural gas. As an independent agency, the AUC sets regulated rates to ensure residents receive quality utility service at a fair price. In addition, the AUC responds to questions and issues that may arise with your regulated natural gas service.
A regulated natural gas retailer provides localized service and peace of mind to its customers. Your regulated utility company is held directly accountable to you and your community to provide reasonable rates and efficient service, which results in:
By default, you will enroll in a Direct Energy Regulated Services natural gas plan if you live in one of our service areas unless you sign a contract with a competitive natural gas provider.
Switching from a competitive retailer to Direct Energy Regulated Services for your natural gas plan is easy, and you can do it all online. Click on "Sign Up for New Service" above, enter your address or Site ID number (you can find your Site ID number on your natural gas bill) and simply follow the remaining prompts to finalize your application.
You can find a comprehensive list of natural gas rates on our historic natural gas rate schedule.