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Loss Multiplier

Distribution losses are calculated based on a percentage of the total energy consumption. The loss multiplier value is provided by each wire owner and has been approved by their respective regulator. Loss values represent the energy lost during the delivery of energy through the distribution system from substation to meter.



     Zone 0501 - Calgary

D100 Residential2.82%
D200 Small Commercial2.82%
D300 Medium Commercial2.82%
D310 Large Commercial secondary2.82%
D410 Large Commercial primary1.72%
D500 Streetlights2.82%
D600 Distributed Generation1.72%

     Zone 2201 - Red Deer

Primary2.4%
Secondary3.9%

Zone 2401 - Fort MacLeod

6.52%

Zone 2101 - Crowsnest Pass

5.00%

Zone 2501 - Cardston

4.00%

Zone 2301 - Ponoka

3.84%

All customers are free to purchase natural gas services from the default supply provider or from a retailer of their choice and to purchase electricity services from the regulated rate provider or from a retailer of their choice. The delivery of natural gas and electricity to you is not affected by your choice. If you change who you purchase natural gas services or electricity services from, you will continue receiving natural gas and electricity from the distribution company in your service area. For a current list of retailers you may choose from, visit www.ucahelps.alberta.ca or call 310-4822 (toll free in Alberta).

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