Competitiveness in blue
Energy is a big part of your operating costs, and it is important to keep it under control. Reducing your energy bill means more money for your business.
Based on energy costs, what do you think is the most economical form of energy: natural gas or electricity?
For an average annual consumption of 15,000 cubic meters of natural gas or the equivalent of 139,120 kWh, if you had used a high energy-efficiency heating system and a natural gas water heater, you would have saved $26,221 over the same period.
These savings could mean a chance to reinvest in your business to increase your productivity.
Gaz Métro offers energy efficiency programs that cover up to 40 % of purchase and installation costs.
Many people are not aware that Gaz Métro does not make any profit on the price of the natural gas it supplies. The only service on which Gaz Métro is authorized to make a profit is distribution.
The price of the natural gas supplied and the compressor fuel used to run the compressors that push the natural gas through the transmission network are the only two components of your bill that are subject to monthly fluctuations. They account for about 35 to 40% of the gas bill of a business customer that consumes between 15,000 m3 and 50,000 m3, the consumption of an average-sized business.
Gaz Métro has taken concrete steps to help manage monthly variations in the price of the natural gas it supplies. One of the tools Gaz Métro is the use of derivatives which are a way to reduce the effect of unexpected variations on the price of natural gas..
To manage all aspects of gas supply more effectively, Gaz Métro has also adopted a portfolio approach to gas purchases, actually buying from many different suppliers in order to diversify its sources geographically. Just one of the ways Gaz Métro makes sure its customers enjoy the best price possible.
Gaz Métro works hard constantly to help make your company more competitive.