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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 Residential 2.97%
D200 Small Commercial 2.97%
D300 Medium Commercial 2.36%
D310 Large Commercial secondary
D410 Large Commercial primary
D500 Streetlights
D600 Distributed Generation

     Zone 2201 - Red Deer

Secondary 3.9%

Zone 2501 - Cardston


Zone 2301 - Ponoka


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).