British Columbia utilities and sample average rate charges

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British Columbia utilities and sample average rate charges.Utility name, url and sample average rate charges are provided. Intended use is for general community based economic reporting only, contact various providers for precise rate charges.

Data and Resources

Dataset Extent

Latitude: 48.0° to 60.0°
Longitude: -139.5° to -113.5°

Additional Information

Purpose

Application-specific for the Trade and Invest British Columbia website (https://www.britishcolumbia.ca/)

Lineage Statement

Data source: BC Ministry of International Trade research, 2015

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Who can view this dataset? Public
Who can download this dataset?Public

Metadata Information

Record Published 2016-06-17
Record Last Modified 2019-05-04
Resource Status completed

Object Description

Object Name: WHSE_HUMAN_CULTURAL_ECONOMIC.ECON_ENERGY_UTILITIES

Short Name: ENG_UTIL
Comments: A list of British Columbia utilities and sample average rate charges.Utility name, url and sample average rate charges are provided. Intended use is for general community based economic reporting only, contact various providers for precise rate charges.

Column Name Short Name Data Type Data Precision Comments
ENERGY_UTILITY_ID NRGTLTD NUMBER 2 ENERGY_UTILITY_ID: is a primary key, unique identifier associated with the energy utility. e.g., 2
ENERGY_UTILITY_NAME NRGTLTNM VARCHAR2 100 ENERGY_UTILITY_NAME: is a name of the energy utility. e.g., British Columbia Hydro and Power Authority (BC Hydro)
ENERGY_UTILITY_TYPE NRGTLTTP VARCHAR2 100 ENERGY_UTILITY_TYPE: is a type of energy utility. e.g., electrical or natural gas
ENERGY_UTILITY_WEB_SITE NRGTLTWBST VARCHAR2 50 ENERGY_UTILITY_WEB_SITE: is a web site of the energy utility. e.g., bchydro.com
RATE_REFERENCE_YEAR RTRFRNCR NUMBER 4 RATE_REFERENCE_YEAR: is the year that rate information refers to. e.g., 2014
ELECTRICAL_SMALL_SERVICE_RATE LCTRCLSMLL NUMBER 6 ELECTRICAL_SMALL_SERVICE_RATE: is an average price of electrictiy ($/kWh) at service of approximately 40kW or less and 10,000kWh. e.g., 0.1015
ELECTRICAL_MEDIUM_SERVICE_RATE LCTRCLMDMS NUMBER 6 ELECTRICAL_MEDIUM_SERVICE_RATE: is an average price of electrictiy ($/kWh) at service of approximately 500kW and 100,000kWh. e.g., 0.1021
ELECTRICAL_LARGE_SERVICE_RATE LCTRCLLRGS NUMBER 6 ELECTRICAL_LARGE_SERVICE_RATE: is an average price of electrictiy ($/kWh) at service of approximately 5000kW and 2,340,000kWh. e.g., 0.0716
INDUSTRIAL_NATURAL_GAS_RATE NDSTRLNTRL NUMBER 5 INDUSTRIAL_NATURAL_GAS_RATE: is an average price of natural gas ($/GJ) for large volume commercial, institutional, multi-family and other accounts with consumption of approximately 5,000 GJ or more annually. e.g., 7.701
INTERRUPTIBLE_NATURAL_GAS_RATE NTRRPTBLNT NUMBER 5 INTERRUPTIBLE_NATURAL_GAS_RATE: is an average price of natural gas ($/GJ) (interruptible service rate) for large volume customers that have the ability to switch to an alternate energy source. e.g., 8.72
SOURCE_INFORMATION_URL SRCNFRMTNR VARCHAR2 512 SOURCE_INFORMATION_URL: is an url of source used to determine service rates. e.g., http://www.hydroquebec.com/publications/en/comparison_prices/pdf/comp_2014_en.pdf
DISCLAIMER DISCLAIMER VARCHAR2 255 DISCLAIMER: is a caveat regarding provided rates. e.g., Rates provided are to be used as a guide only. For exact rate information contact the utility