|Rates Effective April 1, 2019*||
|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|
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