This rate is for low annual use customers w/ annual gas usage up to 8,000 ccfs/yr. and peak usage greater than or equal to 63% of annual use.

Effective February 1, 2014

Delivery Service

Customer Charge   $52.82 per meter per month
Distribution Charge First 70 ccfs @ $0.2741 per ccf
The Distribution Charge includes a Residential Low Income Program Rate of $0.0022. Excess of 70 ccfs @ $0.2532 per ccf
Energy Efficiency Rate Assessment All ccfs @ $0.0101 per ccf
Environmental Response Charge All ccfs @ $0.0028 per ccf

 

Supplier Service (customer choice of one)*

Cost of Gas Charge (G40) All ccfs @ $1.0725 per ccf
Competitive Supplier Charge (T40) Charges established by your competitive supplier

*Customers have the right to choose a competitive supplier. If a customer does not choose a competitive supplier, Unitil shall supply gas to the customer at the cost of gas charge.

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This rate is for customers with annual usage up to 8,000 therms/yr. and winter usage greater than or equal to 67% of annual use.

Effective April 1, 2014

Delivery Service

Customer Charge   $31.40 per meter per month
Distribution Charge First 75 therms @ $0.3122 per therm
  Distribution charge includes temporary rate adjustment of $0.0421. Excess of 75 therms @ $0.2647 per therm
Local Delivery Adjustment Charge All therms @ $0.0227 per therm

 

Supplier Service (choice of one)*

Cost of Gas Charge (G40) All therms @ $0.7330 per therm
Competitive Supplier Charge (T40) Charges established by your competitive supplier

 

* Customers have the right to choose a competitive supplier. If a customer does not choose a competitive supplier, Unitil shall supply gas to the customer at the cost of gas charge.

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This rate is for small customers with annual gas usage up to 8,000 therms/yr. and winter usage greater than or equal to 70% of annual use.

Effective March 1, 2014

Delivery Service

Customer Charge   $24.00 per meter per month
Distribution Charge - First 40 therms** First 40 therms @ $0.4957 per therm
Distribution Charge - Excess 40 therms** Excess 40 therms @ $0.7289 per therm
Distribution Adjustment Charge All therms @ $0.1852 per therm

 

Supplier Service (customer choice of one)*

Competitive Supplier Charge Charges established by each competitive supplier
Default Service Charge All therms @ $1.2544 per therm

* All Unitil customers have the right to choose a competitive supplier.

** Includes the Revenue Decoupling Adjustment Factor of $0.0524 per therm.

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This rate is for medium customers w/ annual gas usage between 8,001-99,999 ccfs/yr. and peak period usage greater than or equal to 63% of annual use.

Effective February 1, 2014

Delivery Service

Customer Charge   $154.19 per meter per month
Distribution Charge First 1,780 ccfs @ $0.2632 per ccf
The Distribution Charge includes a Residential Low Income Program Rate of $0.0022. Excess of 1,780 ccfs @ $0.2502 per ccf
Energy Efficiency Rate Assessment All ccfs @ $0.0101 per ccf
Environmental Response Charge All ccfs @ $0.0028 per ccf

 

Supplier Service (customer choice of one)*

Cost of Gas Charge (G41) All ccfs @ $1.0725 per ccf
Competitive Supplier Charge (T41) Charges established by your competitive supplier

*Customers have the right to choose a competitive supplier. If a customer does not choose a competitive supplier, Unitil shall supply gas to the customer at the cost of gas charge.

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This rate is for customers with annual usage between 8,001 - 80,000 therms/yr. and winter usage greater than or equal to 67% of annual use.

Effective April 1, 2014

Delivery Service

Customer Charge   $94.21 per meter per month
Distribution Charge All  therms @ $0.2437 per therm
Local Delivery Adjustment Charge All therms @ $0.0227 per therm

 Distribution charge includes temporary rate adjustment of $0.0421.

Supplier Service (choice of one)*

Cost of Gas Charge (G41) All therms @ $0.7330 per therm
Competitive Supplier Charge (T41) Charges established by your competitive supplier

 

* Customers have the right to choose a competitive supplier. If a customer does not choose a competitive supplier, Unitil shall supply gas to the customer at the cost of gas charge.

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This rate is for medium customers with annual usage between 8,000-80,000 therms/yr. and winter usage greater than or equal to 70% of annual use.

Effective March 1, 2014

Delivery Service

Customer Charge   $120.00 per meter per month
Distribution Charge - First 500 therms** First 500 therms @ $0.4103 per therm
Distribution Charge - Excess 500 therms** Excess 500 therms @ $0.5049 per therm
Distribution Adjustment Charge All therms @ $0.1852 per therm

 

Supplier Service (customer choice of one)*

Competitive Supplier Charge Charges established by each competitive supplier
Default Service Charge All therms @ $1.2544 per therm

* All Unitil customers have the right to choose a competitive supplier.

** Includes the Revenue Decoupling Adjustment Factor of $0.0524 per therm.

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This rate is for high use customers w/ annual gas usage >= 100,000 ccfs/yr. and peak usage greater than or equal to 63% of annual use.

Effective February 1, 2014

Delivery Service

Customer Charge   $890.03 per meter per month
Distribution Charge First 18,000 ccfs @ $0.2424 per ccf
The Distribution Charge includes a Residential Low Income Program Rate of $0.0022. Excess of 18,000 ccfs @ $0.2114 per ccf
Energy Efficiency Rate Assessment All ccfs @ $0.0101 per ccf
Environmental Response Charge All ccfs @ $0.0028 per ccf

 

Supplier Service (customer choice of one)*

Cost of Gas Charge (G42) All ccfs @ $1.0725 per ccf
Competitive Supplier Charge (T42) Charges established by your competitive supplier

*Customers have the right to choose a competitive supplier. If a customer does not choose a competitive supplier, Unitil shall supply gas to the customer at the cost of gas charge.

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This rate is for low annual use customers w/ annual gas usage up to 8,000 ccfs/yr. and peak period usage rates less than 63% of annual use.

Effective February 1, 2014

Delivery Service

Customer Charge   $52.82 per meter per month
Distribution Charge First 70 ccfs @ $0.2741 per ccf
The Distribution Charge includes a Residential Low Income Program Rate of $0.0022. Excess of 70 ccfs @ $0.2532 per ccf
Energy Efficiency Rate Assessment All ccfs @ $0.0101 per ccf
Environmental Response Charge All ccfs @ $0.0028 per ccf

 

Supplier Service (customer choice of one)*

Cost of Gas Charge (G50) All ccfs @ $0.9598 per ccf
Competitive Supplier Charge (T50) Charges established by your competitive supplier

*Customers have the right to choose a competitive supplier. If a customer does not choose a competitive supplier, Unitil shall supply gas to the customer at the cost of gas charge.

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This rate is for large customers with annual usage greater than 80,000 therms/yr. and winter usage greater than or equal to 70% of annual usage.

Effective March 1, 2014

Delivery Service

Customer Charge   $500.00 per meter per month
Distribution Volume Charge ** All therms @ $0.3273 per therm
  MDD therms $1.56 per MDD therm
Distribution Adjustment Charge All therms @ $0.1852 per therm

 

Supplier Service (customer choice of one)*

Competitive Supplier Charge Charges established by each competitive supplier
Default Service Charge All therms @ $1.2544 per therm

* All Unitil customers have the right to choose a competitive supplier.

** Includes the Revenue Decoupling Adjustment Factor of $0.0524 per therm.

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This rate is for customers with annual usage greater than 80,000 therms/yr. and winter usage greater than or equal to 67% of annual usage.

Effective April 1, 2014

Delivery Service

Customer Charge   $314.05 per meter per month
Distribution Charge All therms @ $0.2354 per therm
Local Delivery Adjustment Charge All therms @ $0.0227 per therm

 Distribution charge includes temporary rate adjustment of $0.0421.

Supplier Service (choice of one)*

Cost of Gas Charge (G42) All therms @ $0.7330 per therm
Competitive Supplier Charge (T42) Charges established by your competitive supplier

 

* Customers have the right to choose a competitive supplier. If a customer does not choose a competitive supplier, Unitil shall supply gas to the customer at the cost of gas charge.

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This rate is for medium use customers with annual gas usage between 8,000-99,999 ccfs/yr. and peak period usage less than 63% of annual use.

Effective February 1, 2014

Delivery Service

Customer Charge   $154.19 per meter per month
Distribution Charge First 1,780 ccfs @ $0.2354 per ccf
The Distribution Charge includes a Residential Low Income Program Rate of $0.0022. Excess of 1,780 ccfs @ $0.2224 per ccf
Energy Efficiency Rate Assessment All ccfs @ $0.0101 per ccf
Environmental Response Charge All ccfs @ $0.0028 per ccf

 

Supplier Service (customer choice of one)*

Cost of Gas Charge (G51) All ccfs @ $0.9598 per ccf
Competitive Supplier Charge (T51) Charges established by your competitive supplier

*Customers have the right to choose a competitive supplier. If a customer does not choose a competitive supplier, Unitil shall supply gas to the customer at the cost of gas charge.

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This rate is for small customers with annual usage up to 8,000 therms/yr. and winter usage less than 70% of annual use.

Effective March 1, 2014

Delivery Service

Customer Charge   $24.00 per meter per month
Distribution Charge - First 40 therms** First 40 therms @ $0.4490 per therm
Distribution Charge - Excess 40 therms** Excess 40 therms @ $0.6281 per therm
Distribution Adjustment Charge All therms @ $0.1852 per therm

 

Supplier Service (customer choice of one)*

Competitive Supplier Charge Charges established by each competitive supplier
Default Service Charge All therms @ $1.1822 per therm

* All Unitil customers have the right to choose a competitive supplier.

** Includes the Revenue Decoupling Adjustment Factor of $0.0524 per therm.

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This rate is for customers with annual usage up to 8,000 therms/yr. and winter usage less than 67% of annual use.

Effective April 1, 2014

Delivery Service

Customer Charge   $31.40 per meter per month
Distribution Charge First 75 therms @ $0.3122 per therm
Distribution charge includes temporary rate adjustment of $0.0421. Excess of 75 therms @ $0.2647 per therm
Local Delivery Adjustment Charge All therms @ $0.0227 per therm

 

Supplier Service (choice of one)*

Cost of Gas Charge (G50) All therms @ $0.6428 per therm
Competitive Supplier Charge (T50) Charges established by your competitive supplier

 

* Customers have the right to choose a competitive supplier. If a customer does not choose a competitive supplier, Unitil shall supply gas to the customer at the cost of gas charge.

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This rate is for high annual use customers w/ annual use >= 100,000 ccfs/yr. and peak period usage less than 63% of annual use.

Effective February 1, 2014

Delivery Service

Customer Charge   $890.03 per meter per month
Distribution Charge First 25,000 ccfs @ $0.2220 per ccf
The Distribution Charge includes a Residential Low Income Program Rate of $0.0022. Excess of 25,000 ccfs @ $0.1850 per ccf
Energy Efficiency Rate Assessment All ccfs @ $0.0101 per ccf
Environmental Response Charge All ccfs @ $0.0028 per ccf

 

Supplier Service (customer choice of one)*

Cost of Gas Charge (G52) All ccfs @ $0.9598 per ccf
Competitive Supplier Charge (T52) Charges established by your competitive supplier

*Customers have the right to choose a competitive supplier. If a customer does not choose a competitive supplier, Unitil shall supply gas to the customer at the cost of gas charge.

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This rate is for medium-sized customers with annual usage between 8,000-80,000 therms/yr. and winter usage less than 70% of annual use.

Effective March 1, 2014

Delivery Service

Customer Charge   $120.00 per meter per month
Distribution Charge - First 500 therms** First 500 therms @ $0.4391 per therm
Distribution Charge - Excess 500 therms** Excess 500 therms @ $0.4900 per therm
Distribution Adjustment Charge All therms @ $0.1852 per therm

 

Supplier Service (customer choice of one)*

Competitive Supplier Charge Charges established by each competitive supplier
Default Service Charge All therms @ $1.1822 per therm

* All Unitil customers have the right to choose a competitive supplier.

** Includes the Revenue Decoupling Adjustment Factor of $0.0524 per therm.

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This rate is for customers with annual usage between 8,001 - 80,000 therms/yr. and winter usage less than 67% of annual use.

Effective April 1, 2014

Delivery Service

Customer Charge   $94.21 per meter per month
Distribution Charge First 1,300 therms @ $0.2270 per ther
Distribution charge includes temporary rate adjustment of $0.0421. Excess of 1,300 therms @ $0.1903 per therm
Local Delivery Adjustment Charge All therms @ $0.0227 per therm

 

Supplier Service (choice of one)*

Cost of Gas Charge (G51) All therms @ $0.7330 per therm
Competitive Supplier Charge (T51) Charges established by your competitive supplier

 

* Customers have the right to choose a competitive supplier. If a customer does not choose a competitive supplier, Unitil shall supply gas to the customer at the cost of gas charge.

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This rate is for large customers with annual usage greater than 80,000 therms/yr. and winter usage less than 70% of annual use.

Effective March 1, 2014

Delivery Service

Customer Charge   $500.00 per meter per month
Distribution Volume Charge ** All therms @ $0.2953 per therm
  All MDD therms @ $1.97 per MDD therm
Distribution Adjustment Charge All therms @ $0.1852 per therm

 

Supplier Service (customer choice of one)*

Competitive Supplier Charge Charges established by each competitive supplier
Default Service Charge All therms @ $1.1822 per therm

* All Unitil customers have the right to choose a competitive supplier.

** Includes the Revenue Decoupling Adjustment Factor of $0.0524 per therm.

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This rate is for customers with annual usage greater than 80,000 therms/yr. and winter usage less than 67% of annual use.

Effective April 1, 2014

Delivery Service

Customer Charge   $314.05 per meter per month
Distribution Charge All therms @ $0.1901 per therm
Local Delivery Adjustment Charge All therms @ $0.0227 per therm

 Distribution charge includes temporary rate adjusment of $0.0421.

Supplier Service (choice of one)*

Cost of Gas Charge (G52) All therms @ $0.6428 per therm
Competitive Supplier Charge (T52) Charges established by your competitive supplier

 

* Customers have the right to choose a competitive supplier. If a customer does not choose a competitive supplier, Unitil shall supply gas to the customer at the cost of gas charge.

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Gas Charge Definitions


Customer Charge: The fixed monthly charge that recovers the cost of metering, meter reading and preparing and mailing your bill. The Customer Charge does not change when your usage of natural gas increases or decreases.

Distribution Charge: The cost of delivering natural gas through Unitil's pipes to your home or business. It includes our operating and maintenance costs, investment in the pipe and other equipment and costs such as bad debt expenses.

Distribution Adjustment Charge: This charge recovers other operating and maintenance costs not reflected in the distribution charge including certain environmental costs and costs of low-income programs and energy efficiency programs.

Default Service Charge: All Unitil gas customers have the option to purchase natural gas from competitive suppliers. If you do not choose another supplier, you will continue to receive your natural gas from Unitil's Default Service. This charge recovers the cost of acquiring gas for your use and having that gas shipped to Unitil's gas distribution system.

Farm Credit: Customers who qualify as person or corporations engaged in the business of agriculture or farming, as defined pursuant to section 1A of Chapter 128 of the General Laws, shall receive a credit of ten percent from the otherwise applicable rates. The credit shall be based on full Delivery Service rates plus Default Service Charges, if applicable. The credit will be recalculated as required to maintain the ten percent discount from these rates as in effect from time to time.

Terms of Payment
The Charges for service under this Schedule are net, billed monthly and payable upon presentation of bill. Interest charges will be added from the date of the original bill if current charges for electricity are not paid and received by the Company or its agents within twenty-five (25) days.

For business customers: Interest charges shall be calculated at an annual rate of interest which is the equivalent of the rate paid on two-year United States Treasury notes for the preceding 12 months ending December 31 of any year, plus 10 percent, i.e. 1000 basis points, in accordance with 220 CMR 26.00. The monthly interest charge is also added to accounts until all arrears have been paid.

Typical Rate Change Dates
Default Service - May 1 and November 1
Distribution Adjustment Charge - May 1 and November 1

Additional Information
If you have any questions about our charges, please contact our Customer Service Department by calling toll-free at 888-301-7700. Questions may also be addressed to the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities (DPU) at 617-737-2836 or toll-free at 877-886-5066.

Customer Charge: The costs of providing services such as metering, billing and account maintenance. These are fixed costs and are not affected by the amount of natural gas you use.

Distribution Charge: The cost of delivering natural gas through our pipes to your home or business. It includes our investment in, and maintenance of, pipe and other equipment that makes gas delivery possible.

Energy Efficiency Rate Assessment: A charge mandated by the State of Maine the proceeds of which are used by Efficiency Maine to finance energy efficiency programs for Unitil (d/b/a Northern Utilities) gas customers.

Environmental Response Charge: The costs of environmental remediation programs.

Cost of Gas: The cost of the natural gas we supply to you, if you have not chosen another supplier. This charge includes the cost we pay for the gas, the cost of interstate transportation, and our cost of storing the gas.
 
Competitive Supplier Charge (for business customers): The charge for gas you purchased from a competitive supplier.

Low Income Discount Program (for residential customers only)
Customers taking service under the Residential rate may be eligible to receive a 30% discount on delivery and gas supply rates. This discount will apply to all customers identified by the Maine State Housing Authority as eligible for LIHEAP. Once enrolled, customers will receive the discount for 12 consecutive months.

Terms of Payment
Bills are rendered net and are due and payable upon presentation. A late charge of one percent (1%) per month or twelve percent (12%) per annum will be assessed on all balances that remain unpaid at the end of each billing period, said period to be no less than twenty-five (25) days from date of postmark. Customer may be billed on a bi-monthly basis.

Typical Rate Change Dates
Energy Efficiency Rate Assessment - May 1
Environmental Response Charge - May 1, November 1
Cost of Gas - May 1, November 1

Additional Information
If you have any questions about our charges, please contact our Customer Service Department by calling toll-free at
866-933-3821. Questions may also be addressed to the Maine Public Utilities Commission (MPUC) at 800-452-4699.
Customer Charge: The costs of providing services such as metering, billing and account maintenance. These are fixed costs and are not affected by the amount of natural gas you use.

Distribution Charge: The cost of delivering natural gas through our pipes to your home or business. It includes our investment in, and maintenance of, the pipe and other equipment that makes gas delivery possible.

Local Delivery Adjustment Charge: The costs of environmental, energy efficiency, and low income assistance programs.

Cost of Gas: The cost of the natural gas we supply to you, if you have not chosen another supplier. This charge includes the cost we pay for the gas, the cost of interstate transportation, and our cost of storing the gas.

Competitive Supplier Charge: The charge for gas you purchased from a competitive supplier.
 
Terms of Payment
The charges for gas service are net, billed monthly and are due and payable upon receipt. A late payment charge at a rate determined by the NH PUC will be assessed from the date of the bill on balances not paid within thirty days. When bills are paid by remittance through the mail, the postmark on the envelop shall be the date of payment.

Typical Rate Change Dates
Distribution Adjustment - November 1
Gas Cost Adjustment - May 1 and November 1

Additional Information
If you have any questions about our charges, please contact our Customer Service Department by calling toll-free at
866-933-3820. Questions may also be addressed to the New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission (NH PUC) toll-free at 800-852-3793.

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