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Rates Effective April 1, 2019*

Residential
$/GJ

Small Commercial
$/GJ

Natural Gas**    
   PNG-West $18.00 $15.20
   PNG(NE) Fort St. John $9.33 $7.69
   PNG(NE) Dawson Creek $9.21 $7.13
   PNG(NE) Tumbler Ridge $16.95 $13.61
Electricity***    
   BC Hydro $34.81 $30.79

Natural gas continues to be very cost competitive relative to electricity.

The table above provides a comparison of current natural gas rates for PNG service areas and FortisBC to the equivalent cost of electricity in British Columbia.

* Effective rates as approved by the BCUC; include monthly fixed charge component
** Natural gas rates include Carbon Tax of $1.9864/GJ; not applicable to electricity
*** Assumes a 90% gas to electricity efficiency factor; Residential is based on a Step 2 rate