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Where your money goes

The money we all pay for our energy supports creating the energy and getting it to you to use in your home.


These fees pay for costs associated with producing electricity and natural gas and are set by the companies that create the energy.


These costs support the maintenance and building of the electricity wires and natural gas lines that move energy around Alberta.


How much electricity and natural gas you use every month is measured by a meter and you pay your provider for the energy you use.


In some areas in Alberta, your bill may also include municipal fees for water, wastewater/drainage, and waste/recycling each month.

Bill Charges Breakdown

Here’s an example of what an average ENMAX Energy residential customer’s bill could look like:*



Electricity Breakdown  

Natural Gas

ENatural Gas Breakdown

Electricity and Natural Gas

Electricity and Natural Gas Breakdown


* Bill breakdown estimates represent our average annual cost breakdown for a retail customer in Alberta from January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2020.

Visit our Bill Guide to see where these various charges appear on your bill.



Customers are free to purchase natural gas services or electricity services from a retailer of their choice. For a list of retailers, visit ucahelps.alberta.ca or call 310-4822 (toll free in Alberta).