Residential rates


Rates effective August 1, 2017

Effective August 1, 2017, electricity rates increased by 3.36% for all customer classes. Answers to some common questions about our General Rate Application.

Residential standard electricity rates Tariff no. 2017-01
Charge Cost
Minimum monthly bill is the basic charge.
Basic monthly charge not exceeding 200 Amp $8.08
Basic monthly charge exceeding 200 Amp $16.16
Energy charge 8.196¢/kWh
Residential seasonal electricity rates Tariff no. 2017-02
Charge Cost
Minimum annual bill is the basic charge.
Billed in April for the annual basic charge and past winter’s consumption (October 16 to April 15).
Billed in October for summer consumption only (April 16 to October 15).
Applicable to customers using less than 7,500 kWh per billing.
Basic annual charge not exceeding 200 Amp $96.96
Energy charge 8.196¢/kWh
Residential diesel electricity rates Tariff no. 2017-03
Charge Cost
Minimum monthly bill is the monthly basic charge.
The residential rate applies to all residential services in the diesel communities, provided the service capacity does not exceed 60 A, 120/240 V, single phase.
Basic monthly charge not exceeding 60 Amp $8.08
Energy charge 8.196¢/kWh

Natural gas

Rates effective February 1, 2018

Effective February 1, 2018, Primary Gas rate decreased to 7.62¢/m3. The annual bill will decrease almost 2.1% or $14 for a typical residential customer.

Residential natural gas rates
Charge Cost
Basic monthly charge $14.00
Primary Gas – quarterly rate service 7.62¢/m3
Supplemental Gas 15.59¢/m3
Transportation to Centra 5.38¢/m3
Distribution to customer 8.66¢/m3

Natural gas is a commodity that is traded on the open market, and the prices rise and fall with supply and demand. Our natural gas costs are passed on to you without markup. To maximize your choice and value, we offer variable quarterly and fixed rate options to help you find your best service option.

If you purchase your Primary Gas from a natural gas marketer or broker, please contact them to obtain your Primary Gas rate. Their phone number is listed on your Manitoba Hydro bill.

For more information on natural gas:

Centra Gas Manitoba Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Manitoba Hydro. Centra’s rates and terms of service are regulated and approved by the Public Utilities Board (PUB).