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Alberta Natural Gas Rates and Prices

Many homes and businesses in Alberta depend on natural gas for heating, hot water, cooking and so on. But do you know how rates are determined or the difference between a competitive retailer and the regulated rate option?

  • All About the RRO

    The Regulated Rate Option, or RRO, offers Albertans a default option for energy that is set each month. But the RRO is often less than ideal. Switching to a retail plan can give you perks, flexibility and more control over your energy plan.

  • Making Moving Easy

    Moving? Your ATCOenergy natural gas and electricity energy plan can move with you in Alberta. Let's make your next move easy and seamless. 

  • Green Energy in Alberta

    Green energy is on the rise — especially in sunny Alberta. Here are a few reasons why green energy is becoming more popular and accessible across our beautiful prairies.

  • ATCOenergy’s Tips on How to Save Energy With Your Appliances

    Your appliances play a major role in your energy usage, but there are ways to conserve energy — and save on your next bill! Learn how with these energy-saving tips.

  • Why Is My Energy Bill So High?

    Your energy bill just arrived, and something just doesn’t look right. No one likes a high bill, so we’re here to help you get to the bottom of it. Learn which factors you can control when it comes to keeping costs low, as well as the external factors that affect your energy bill.

  • ATCOenergy’s Guide to Energy-Efficient Home Office Lighting

    Whether you’ve always worked from home, or if the desk in your den is a new addition, you’ve likely noticed how homes and workplaces have very different lighting. Because home offices are in rooms often originally designed for another use, your workspace might benefit from a lighting makeover.  

  • ATCOenergy's Guide to Reducing Your Energy Bill This Winter

    By going through your whole home and keeping things efficient before the temperatures really drop down, you can save on your heating bill and protect appliances from the wear and tear of winter usage. 

  • This or That: Which Home Appliance Uses the Most Energy?

    Make your best guess and find out which appliances are the biggest energy guzzlers in your home! 

  • Solar Panels

    Alberta is the sunniest spot in Canada, with more than 300 days of sunshine every year. That’s a whole lot of solar energy you could be putting to work in your home! Have you thought about installing solar panels on your home or property? Let’s shed some light on how solar energy systems can brighten your day…

  • Choosing an Energy Retailer

    Get to know your options and the costs that go into delivering safe energy into your home. A deregulated electricity and natural gas market means you have the freedom to choose a plan that adapts to you, your home and the life you live. Switching is easy. If you are on a regulated rate, like most Albertans, there’s no need to notify your provider, we take care of everything.

  • Big Reasons to Love Micro-Generation

    If you’re looking for ways to reduce your carbon footprint, lower your energy bills, and contribute to green industries your answer may be in the sky… Learn about the many benefits of solar micro-generation. What does it mean to be a micro-generator? 

  • Moving Checklist

    Stressed about moving? We get it — moving has its ups and downs (and we don’t just mean in terms of flights of stairs). We’ve curated this handy list of tips to make your move less hectic.

  • Furnace Maintenance 101: Stay Warm While Saving on Energy

    Attention home maintenance students! Class is in session. Learn how to keep your furnace in tip-top shape with these hot tips. When it comes to furnace safety, cleaning, maintenance and energy-saving solutions, we've got you covered

  • Understanding Your Winter Bill

    In Alberta, the average home uses a lot more natural gas and electricity during the winter. It’s no surprise that the colder it gets, the more energy you need to keep your home comfortable. But there are other reasons why you might see higher bills in winter.