EPCOR Natural Gas Limited Partnership has applied to the Ontario Energy Board to change its natural gas distribution rates and schedule of service charges effective January 1, 2020. If the application is approved as filed, residential customers and certain commercial customers will see the following changes to their natural gas delivery rates, effective January 1, 2020:
|Customer Classes||Natural Gas Delivery Rate Impact|
|Typical Residential Customer (using 1,780 cubic metres per year)||Decrease of $5.24 per year|
|General Service Rate 4 Customers (using 16,400 cubic metres per year)||Increase of $78.16 per year|
|Rate 5 Interruptible Contract Customers (using about 170,000 cubic metres per year)||Increase of $1,430.98 per year|
Other customers, including businesses, may also be affected. EPCOR Natural Gas Limited Partnership has also applied for approval of a rate plan to set natural gas distribution rates for the period January 2021 to December 2024. The rate plan is based on an OEB-approved formula that is tied to inflation and other factors intended to promote efficiency.