Electricity rebates to start arriving on July bills
- Jun 23, 2022 2:59 pm GMT
More than 1.9 million homes, farms and small businesses will receive monthly credits of
"We are providing targeted support to help hard-working Albertans deal with the rising cost of living. These rebates, combined with the fuel tax exemption and upcoming natural gas rebate, will help the large majority of
Albertans currently connected to the system that have consumed electricity within the past calendar year, up to a maximum of 250 megawatt hours per year, are automatically eligible for the rebates. Support will reach more than 1.9 million Albertans, which means that most farms, residences and small businesses will receive the rebates.
Eligible Albertans can expect to see an automatic
Unlike the previous government's electricity rate cap, the
Consumers wishing to protect themselves from price volatility may enter into a competitive fixed-rate contract and still be eligible for the
The rebate will be listed on each bill as a line item titled "
Consumers who believe they meet the eligibility criteria but have not received the rebates by the end of July should contact the
Along with the electricity rebate, a natural gas rebate will provide cost certainty and protect eligible
With the electricity rebate reaching bills in July, August and September, and the natural gas rebate starting in October,
- All utility customers currently connected to the electricity system that have consumed electricity within the past calendar year, up to a maximum of 250 megawatt hours per year, are automatically eligible for the rebates.
- Consumers will receive the rebate as a credit to their electricity bills from the utility provider that provides their electricity.
- The rebate will appear as an individual line item on the electricity bill as the "
- Consumers will receive
- Consumers who believe they meet the eligibility criteria but have not received the rebates by the end of July should contact the
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