Did you know that natural gas has been less expensive than electricity for 15 years, and less than fuel-oil for 9 years?¹ In addition, according to the consensus of financial markets, the price is expected to remain low for the next few years.²
1. Based on rates for natural gas and other services and those of Hydro-Québec approved by the Régie de l’énergie; takes into account base electric consumption and rack price of oil with 2% sulfur including transport, distribution, CATS and the Green Fund in effect April 1, 2015 to March 31, 2016. Based on the consumption of natural gas and oil-powered equipment at 70% efficiency and electric equipment at 97% efficiency.
2. Based on AECO hub average historical prices for natural gas and financial market trends as at December 15, 2015. Data shown in this chart are for information purposes only.
3. Certain conditions apply. Offer begins January 1, 2016, and ends March 15, 2016 at 18:00. To benefit from this rebate, a signed contract must be provided before the end of the offer to the contractor responsible for the installation or the Gaz Métro representative. Includes Gaz Métro’s maximum rebate, and is principally for stores, institutions, multi-unit rental buildings, and small and medium-sized businesses using a high-efficiency appliance for space heating (cooking appliances are excluded from this offer). Program is subject to change without notice. The amount of the grants may vary depending on the equipment installed and the building’s characteristics.