Important notice regarding current rate changes: Residential RatesCommercial Rates

Important notice regarding upcoming rate changes: Residential RatesCommercial Rates

2019 Vermont Gas Rate Proposal

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 May 4, 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) $0.6987
Natural Gas Charge (per CCF) $0.4351
Distribution Charge (per CCF) $0.5962
2018 Federal Tax Adjustment -$0.0749
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 February 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) $1.1579
Natural Gas Charge (per CCF) $0.5054
Distribution Charge (per CCF) $0.4639
2018 Federal Tax Adjustment -$0.0628
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) $1.1579
Natural Gas Charge (per CCF) $0.3733
Distribution Charge (per CCF) $0.3861
2018 Federal Tax Adjustment -$0.0467
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) $3.6944
Natural Gas Charge (per CCF) $0.4891
Distribution Charge (per CCF) $0.3558
2018 Federal Tax Adjustment -$0.0387
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) $3.6944
Natural Gas Charge (per CCF) $0.3727
Distribution Charge (per CCF) $0.2991
2018 Federal Tax Adjustment -$0.0279
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.