Electricity Franchise Agreement

Notice of application to be filed for approval with the Alberta Utilities Commission to renew the electricity franchise agreement between The City of Calgary and ENMAX Power Corporation

The City’s municipal franchise fee agreement with ENMAX expires on 2017 December 31 and needs to be renewed and approved by the Alberta Utilities Commission (AUC). ENMAX is the electricity provider for The City and the renewal agreement will enable The City to continue to provide the same service at the same rate that has been in place for the last 20 years.

Application summary:

ENMAX Power Corporation will file an application to renew its franchise agreement with The City of Calgary, following the submission deadline indicated below.

The franchise agreement will subject to further renewal, continue to allow ENMAX Power Corporation the exclusive right to deliver electricity to the residents of the city of Calgary for approximately 20 years from the effective date of the franchise agreement.

The franchise fee rate rider percentage will remain the same at 11.11 per cent effective January 1, 2018. The average monthly franchise fee for an average residential customer is forecast to remain at 11.11 per cent, calculated based on the distribution and energy charges. An average residential customer uses about 7,200 kilowatt hours per year.

You may send your support for, concerns about, or objections, to the application in writing to ENMAX Power Corporation or The City of Calgary on or before May 22, 2017 at:

ENMAX Power Corporation
Ms. Debbie Kovacs
141 – 50th Avenue S.E.
Calgary, AB T2G 4S7

Telephone: 403-514-2816
Email: dlkovacs@enmax.com

City of Calgary
Jill Gaume
8 Flr., 800 Macleod Trail S.E.
Calgary, AB T2G 2M3

Telephone: 403-268-2212
Email: jill.gaume@calgary.ca

Any submissions received will be part of the application submitted and will become part of the public record, unless you request otherwise.

For more information on franchise fees or to receive a copy of the franchise agreement please contact either ENMAX Power Corporation or The City of Calgary at the addresses listed above.


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