Surrey– FortisBC has received regulatory approval from the British Columbia Utilities Commission (BCUC), the regulating body responsible for reviewing and approving rates, to decrease natural gas bills for the majority of its customers to start 2020.
Increases to delivery rates for Mainland and Vancouver Island service area customers are interim and subject to final review and approval by the BCUC. Permanent rate decisions are expected in 2020 which, once received, may result in a bill adjustment for customers.
As of January 1, 2020:
Mainland & Vancouver Island (including North and South Interior)
· A residential customer’s overall bill is decreasing by approximately two per cent or $18 for the year based on the average annual usage of 90 gigajoules (GJ).