Alberta Energy Companies in the Deregulated Energy Market

Because Alberta is a province with a deregulated energy market, most everyone has the option to choose among competitive Alberta energy companies for supply. The deregulated energy market allows new Alberta energy companies to enter the market and offer electricity and natural gas supply alongside utility companies. This means that utilities are no longer the sole companies offering supply of these commodities. This being said, competitive energy companies only offer electricity and natural gas supply. After opting in to deregulation and choosing a supplier, you will continue to have your electricity and natural gas supply delivered to your home and business through your utility. Even in a deregulated energy market, your utility remains responsible for delivering the commodities and most likely owns, operates and maintains the power lines and wires in your area.

Comparing competitive energy rates

In accordance with these regulations, competitive suppliers offer competitive energy rates instead of regulated rates. Utility companies offer regulated rates on supply that are pre-approved by the Alberta Utilities Commission to ensure the utility company isn’t making a profit off the supply of your natural gas or electricity in Alberta.

Across the energy market there are many competitive energy rates to choose from. In order to find a supplier that offers rates that best fit your lifestyle and energy budget, you should compare competitive energy rates with the regulated rate. Comparing rates is simple. Use our site to research the suppliers serving your area and figure out your energy options and which suppliers offer the types of plans that interest you. After narrowing down your search, pick up the phone and we can help you sign you up for a plan.

Advantages of competitive suppliers

Although you can opt to continue to receive your electricity and natural gas supply from your local utility company, there are many advantages to switching to a competitive supplier. Suppliers aim to offer customers what they want, therefore, they are flexible and offer a variety of options to make your energy experience stress-free. Some benefits of switching include:

  • Plan options:Suppliers offer different types of plans including secured-rate plans and floating-rate plans. These plans differ in price and appeal to different types of customers, such as those who prefer stability vs. flexibility.
  • Green energy solutions:Many suppliers offer green energy and renewable energy solutions. Whether you care about the environment and want to support a cleaner atmosphere or want to offset your carbon footprint, many suppliers offer green energy plans or add-ons so you can achieve your green energy goals.

Getting started

Unlike other provinces, you have the opportunity to shop around, compare competitive energy rates and find a supplier that offers the plan, rate, contract length, green energy options and quality customer service you want and need. Your options may seem overwhelming but our site offers quality information that you need before making a decision. Take a look around and fully understand your options when it comes to electricity and natural gas supply and give us a call to get the switching process started!

Retailers
Adagio Energy Bow Valley Power Brighter Futures Energy Burst Energy
Camrose Energy Choice Energy Direct Energy EasyMax
Echo Energy E. NRG Power Get Energy Just Energy
Landmark Power Link Energy Flex Merit Energy and Power Milner Power
Mountain View Power NewGen Energy Northern Lights Energy and Power Park Power
Peace Power Relay Energy Spark Energy Sponsor Energy
Spot Power Vector Energy Wainwright Energy


Utilities
AltaGas ATCO Gas and Electric Cardston City of Lethbridge
City of Medicine Hat City of Red Deer Crowsnest Pass Direct Energy Regulated Services
ENMAX Epcor FortisAlberta Fort MacLeod
Ponoka