The supply is the natural gas itself, the fuel. The price fluctuates according to market supply and demand. The supply price is modified monthly. We bill you the same as what we pay the producers. Learn more on gas supply (PDF)
This is the service that sends the natural gas through pipelines from the production sites to Quebec , the territory served by Énergir. The transportation prices are modified when Énergir transportation suppliers modify their own prices. We bill this service at the same price as what we pay the transportation companies. Learn more on transportation (PDF)
Load balancing means managing the variations between summer and winter consumption and natural gas storage management. This component's price is modified annually, at the beginning of October. Énergir bills this component at the same price that the load balancing tools are bought from suppliers. Learn more on load-balancing (PDF)
This is the natural gas delivery service through our distribution network. You are assigned a rate based on your comsuption. The distribution price is modified annually. Énergir's earnings come exclusively from this component of your bill. Learn more on distribution (PDF)
Énergir must store natural gas during the summer to serve customers during the winter. In order to store natural gas, costs are incurred for the supply and transportation to the storage point. The cost of these services may vary depending on the time when the natural gas is stored and the time it is consumed by customers. Learn more on inventory-related adjustments (PDF)
Cap-and-trade emission allowances services
The emission allowance cost for the natural gas combustion, which varies each month. Cap-and-Trade System is an economic tool of the Québec government aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Fuels consumed in Québec are covered by the Cap-and-Trade System through energy distributors like Énergir. The sums collected will be invested by the government in, among other things, measures aimed at combating climate change.
Two components, supply and cap and-trade emission allowances system, are not regulated and follow market supply and demand. The distribution, load balancing and transportation tariffs are reviewed each year by Énergir. Any change in the tariffs has to be approved by the Régie de l’énergie.