Fort Nelson residents can expect to see their natural gas bills rise by an average of $49 in 2020.
FortisBC will increase delivery and storage and transportation rates for customers in Fort Nelson effective January 1.
Delivery charges are increasing to $4.295 per gigajoule, while storage and transportation charges are increasing to $0.050 per gigajoule. There are no increases to basic charges, or the cost of gas.
"A residential customer’s overall bill is increasing by approximately six per cent or $49 for the year based on the average usage of 125 GJ," the company said in a news release.
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