Important  Notices Regarding Upcoming Rate Changes – Residential RatesCommercial Rates

Need help reading your bill? Check out this guide for residential and commercial bills.

Curious about the charges? Here is a breakdown of your bill

Vermont Gas’ Tariffs/Terms and Conditions

Integrated Resource Plan

Vermont Gas is looking to the future. The Company recently submitted an Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) to the Public Utility Commission (PUC) as a framework for evaluating long-term resource strategies and plans. The IRP integrates several planning phases, including a demand forecast, supply-side and energy efficiency resource planning and financial planning. The IRP covers the 20-year period from October, 2017 through September, 2037.

The Company filed an addendum to the IRP on 12/21/17:  Addendum to VGS 2017 IRP (00015056xE4196)

VGS Response to Issues Identified by PUC at IRP Public Hearing (00015027…

The rates below are effective for bills rendered on and after November 1, 2018

Domestic Service – Rate R

This rate schedule applies to all gas used for domestic purposes; in single family or two-family dwelling; in separately metered apartments of a multiple unit dwelling; in rooming houses; in multi-family apartment buildings served through one meter provided that no more than 50% of the building is used for nonresidential purposes.

TypeCurrent Rates
Daily Access Charge (per day) $0.7260
Natural Gas Charge (per CCF) $0.4188
Distribution Charge (per CCF) $0.6195
Energy Efficiency (per CCF) $0.0504
Assistance Program Fee * $0.11
* ASSISTANCE PROGRAM FEE: Your bill includes a line-item charge of $0.11/meter/bill to support the Low Income Assistance Program.
For information about qualifying for Energy Assistance, please visit the Vermont Department for Children and Families site at www.energyhelp.vt.gov.

Commercial Rates

The rates below are effective for bills rendered on and after November 1, 2018

General Service Low Usage, Low Load Factor – Rate G1

This rate schedule applies to all gas used for any purpose which does not come directly under the applicability of Rate R, and

  1. Whose annual requirement is less than 6,000 Ccf.
  2. Whose winter (November – March) requirement is equal or greater than 70% of its annual requirement.
TypeCurrent Rates
Daily Access Charge (per day) $1.2032
Natural Gas Charge (per CCF) $0.4864
Distribution Charge (per CCF) $0.4820
Energy Efficiency (per CCF) $0.0476
Assistance Program Fee * $0.16
A 1% late payment fee will be applied to past due balances at the time of billing.
* ASSISTANCE PROGRAM FEE: Your bill includes a line-item charge of $0.16/meter/bill to support the Low Income Assistance Program.

General Service Low Usage, High Load Factor – Rate G2

This rate schedule applies to all gas used for any purpose which does not come directly under the applicability of Rate R, and

  1. Whose annual requirement is less than 6,000 Ccf.
  2. Whose winter (November – March) requirement is less than 70% of its annual requirement.
TypeCurrent Rates
Daily Access Charge (per day) $1.2032
Natural Gas Charge (per CCF) $0.3594
Distribution Charge (per CCF) $0.4012
Energy Efficiency (per CCF) $0.0369
Assistance Program Fee * $0.16
A 1% late payment fee will be applied to past due balances at the time of billing.
* ASSISTANCE PROGRAM FEE: Your bill includes a line-item charge of $0.16/meter/bill to support the Low Income Assistance Program.

General Service High Usage, Low Load Factor – Rate G3

This rate schedule applies to all gas used for any purpose which does not come directly under the applicability of Rate R, and

  1. Whose annual requirement is at least 6,000 Ccf.
  2. Whose winter (November – March) requirement is equal or greater than 70% of its annual requirement.
TypeCurrent Rates
Daily Access Charge (per day) $3.8388
Natural Gas Charge (per CCF) $0.4707
Distribution Charge (per CCF) $0.3697
Energy Efficiency (per CCF) $0.0372
Assistance Program Fee * $1.05
A 1% late payment fee will be applied to past due balances at the time of billing.
* ASSISTANCE PROGRAM FEE: Your bill includes a line-item charge of $1.05/meter/bill to support the Low Income Assistance Program.

General Service High Usage, High Load Factor -Rate G4

This rate schedule applies to all gas used for any purpose which does not come directly under the applicability of Rate R, and

  1. Whose annual requirement is at least 6,000 Ccf.
  2. Whose winter (November – March) requirement is less than 70% of its annual requirement.
TypeCurrent Rates
Daily Access Charge (per day) $3.8388
Natural Gas Charge (per CCF) $0.3588
Distribution Charge (per CCF) $0.3108
Energy Efficiency (per CCF) $0.0287
Assistance Program Fee * $1.47
A 1% late payment fee will be applied to past due balances at the time of billing.
* ASSISTANCE PROGRAM FEE: Your bill includes a line-item charge of $1.47/meter/bill to support the Low Income Assistance Program.