Municipal Tax and Franchise Fee Assessment
Collected by the electric company on behalf of local government as a charge to access municipal land to construct, maintain and operate distribution systems serving the residents of the city, town, or village. Applicable to Customers residing in municipalities which receive: (i) a property tax under the Municipal Government Act, or (ii) receive payment for specific costs which are not generally incurred by the Company.
Charge for Residential Consumers: Charge varies by Municipal Authority. The tax component of the rider is changed on an annual basis, or as needed.
Balancing Pool Adjustment
Designed to collect or refund from customers charges from the Balancing Pool. The rate is flowed through from the Alberta Electric System Operator (AESO).
Charge for Residential Consumers: 0.232 ¢/kWh. Updated annually.
Special Facilities Charge
Designed for the distribution company to recover costs for facilities constructed by the company on a customer owned or leased property, as requested by the customer
Charge for Residential Consumers: Charge will be set out in a contract, between the customer and the company. Billed monthly, and are subject to change as new facilities are added.
Takes into account any difference between real and estimated costs that are not already covered by other rate riders.
Credit for Residential Consumers: 0.123 ¢/kWh. Updated annually.
Applies to all electric service throughout the territory served by the Company when a charge or refund is approved by the AUC. In Decision 26849-D01-2021, the commission approved rider J to be applied as a percentage (%) of total base Distribution and Service Component charges by rate class. The rider is designed to collect the 2021 deferred amount that is the amount associated with a deferral of the 2021 distribution rates increase, using its interim Rider J beginning January 1, 2022.
Charge for Residential Consumers: 12.08%. Updated as needed.
A variable rate rider that allows for adjustments in the price for electricity transmission access; designed to dispense the estimated System Access Service (SAS) deferral balance on the prospective basis for the proceeding quarter, as well as including previous quarter true-ups of actual revenues and costs related to riders.
Charge for Residential Consumers: 0.374 ¢/kWh. Updated quarterly.