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December electric rates up 24 per cent: Direct Energy

Direct Energy Regulated Services (DERS) says its default electric rates for December are about 24 per cent higher than the energy rate charged in November.

A typical residential customer consuming 600 kWh per month would see about $27.09 or a 10 per cent increase on their bill compared to last month.

The price breakdown reads:

Rate Class Market Cost of Electricity (cents/kWh)
Residential 21.768
Commercial 21.663
Industrial 21.427
Farm (Includes REA) 21.671
Irrigation 21.208
Oil & Gas 21.499
Lighting 20.415


Additionally, consumers may find more information and a list of competitive retailers on the Alberta government’s customer choice website at:

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