June 1, 2017 - 2:25 PM EDT
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Direct Energy Regulated Services Announces Electric Rates for June 2017

Canada NewsWire

CALGARY, Alberta, June 1, 2017 /CNW/ -- Direct Energy Regulated Services (DERS) has announced default electric rates for June 2017.  The Regulated Rate Option (RRO) sets the rate per kilowatt hour that regulated customers pay for electric energy in the ATCO Electric service territory.  The rates are adjusted each month to reflect the price that DERS pays to buy energy on behalf of customers.  The method DERS uses to set the RRO rates have been verified and approved by the Alberta Utilities Commission.

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The energy rate for June is approximately 14% higher than the energy rate charged last month.  A typical residential customer consuming 600 kWh per month would see approximately a $2.63 or 1.86% increase in the total amount of their bill compared to last month.

Rate Class

June Rate
(cents/kWh)

Residential

3.434

Commercial

3.451

Industrial

3.384

Farm (Includes REA)

3.448

Irrigation

3.351

Oil & Gas

3.379

Lighting

2.626

Further information on regulated rate option and a complete list of competitive retailers can be found on the Alberta government's customer choice website at: www.ucahelps.gov.ab.ca.

 

SOURCE Direct Energy Regulated Services

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Wendy Tynan, Manager, Public Affairs, Direct Energy Regulated Services, 403-776-2206, [email protected] CNW Group 2017


Source: Canada Newswire (June 1, 2017 - 2:25 PM EDT)

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