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Vancouver Island

As of January 1, 2018, the majority of our customers will see an overall decrease to their natural gas bill. FortisBC is a utility regulated by the British Columbia Utilities Commission (BCUC) and all rate changes must be approved by the BCUC.

There are seven rate classes with related rate schedules for businesses to choose from. What type of business do you represent?

Rate 2

A commercial, institutional or small industrial operation with consumption of less than 2,000 GJ annually (e.g. restaurants, apartment buildings)

Rate 3

A commercial, institutional or small industrial operation with consumption of more than 2,000 GJ annually (e.g. schools, offices)

Rate 4

A large commercial operation or institution that only uses natural gas in the summer (e.g. municipal pools, summer agricultural crops)

Rate 5

A large volume commercial, institutional, multi-family or other account with consumption of about 5,000 GJ or more annually

Rate 6

A company with a fleet of natural gas vehicles or one that retails natural gas to customers with natural gas vehicles

Rate 7

A large volume customer with the ability to switch to an alternative energy source 

Transportation Service Rates

A customer with consumption of at least 2,000 GJ may choose to purchase their natural gas commodity from an independent supplier (gas marketer)

Did you know? 2,000 Gigajoules (GJ) = approximately 556 Megawatt-hour.

Official tariff documents

Our tariff documents provide more detailed rate information, as well as our general terms and conditions.

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 Common rates


We're moving customers to one common gas rate.

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