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ACE can provide energy for your home and business. We try to make it as easy as possible for you to make a decision that you will be comfortable with. We have fixed or variable rates for electricity and natural gas so you can choose what is best for your personal situation. 

Programs and Rates

For your home or business,
ACE has a plan for you!

(up to 250,000 kWh or 2,500 GJ annually)

Fixed Rate

ACE’s Fixed rate plan provides price certainty at an affordable rate, and you always know what rate you’re paying because the Fixed rate is constant for the term of your contract. There are no surprises, and you can be secure in the knowledge that your rate does not vary month to month.

As a Micro-generator, you have the option to choose our Fixed Rate (year-round) for the term of your contract and when you are generating more energy than you're consuming, the micro-generator credits will be applied as a credit directly to your monthly invoice. **All Credits are Subject to Alberta Regulations**

Due to the volatility of the current energy market, we feel it is in the best interest of our customers to only offer 5-Year Fixed Electricity and 3-Year Fixed Natural Gas contract terms at this time, as shorter terms generate higher costs to our consumers.

Our current Fixed rates:

  • Electricity:
    13.80 ¢ / kWh* – Five Year Term**
    * EMR Applies
    ** Early Exit Fees Apply (See Terms and Conditions for Full details)


  • Natural Gas:
    $5.99 / GJ* – Three Year Term**
    * EMR Applies
    ** Early Exit Fees Apply (See Terms and Conditions for Full details)

Variable (Market) Rate 

For people who like to ride the market and are not concerned with the natural fluctuations in energy rates, our variable rate is for you. 

Our current Variable rates:

  • Electricity: Market based Floating rate plus *EMR / kWh

  • Natural Gas: Market based Floating rate plus *EMR /  GJ

      To learn about the variable rate calculation:


A comprehensive program with a 3-year term for Small-Scale Micro-generators that offers higher compensation (as a credit, offsetting your electricity bill) when most micro-generators are typically generating more energy than they’re consuming and exporting the excess to the grid, as well as automatically switching to a competitive fixed rate plan when solar generation is usually producing less energy and generators are more reliant on grid power.

Mid to Large Commercial - If your business consumes more than 250,000 kWh or 2500 GJ annually -  click here for more information

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Fixed Rate

If you were on ACE's Fixed Rate Plan from Jan to Dec 2022 you could have saved 35% or More!


Versus the UCA posted rates for the Government Approved RRO or the average posted UCA Variable Rates



Renewable Energy Programs and Rates

Renewable energy is becoming very popular today due to their lower impact on the world around us. For this reason, we have developed a few small-scale micro-generation rate options and two important programs to support the growth of renewable energy production in Alberta.

Have you experienced an issue with Meter Reads?
We understand that sometimes your Distributor may fail to obtain your Meter Reads, and we realize this can be very frustrating for you. ACE has a stringent bill check routine that is adhered to consistently to ensure that your bills are accurate and when a meter read is missing (or “estimated” at zero by the Distributor) it must be represented as such on your bill because we comply with the Alberta rules and regulations.  

Please feel free to contact us with your meter read concerns.

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ACE respectfully acknowledges that the areas in which we operate, in what we call Alberta, are on the traditional and ancestral territories of many peoples, presently subject to Treaties 4, 6, 7, 8 and 10 and Six Regions of the Métis Nation of Alberta.  We are grateful for the Indigenous, First Nations, Métis, and Inuit peoples who have lived in and cared for these lands for generations and for the traditional Knowledge Keepers and Elders who are still with us today and those who have gone before us.

Micro Generator

Our current SPARK SOLAR SMART rates:


  • April through October (***approximately) 30.00¢ / kWh*

  • November through March (***approximately) 12.80¢ / kWh*

  • Three Year Term**

  • *EMR Applies

  • **Early Exit Fees Applicable (see Ts & Cs for details)


***Months are approximate as the switch between rates must align with your specific billing cycle.

All Credits are Subject to Alberta Regulations

ACE Year-Round Micro-Generator Rates

Are you generating your own power with some to spare? Energy generation system owners can sell the electricity they are not using back into the grid through ACE. **All Credits are Subject to Alberta Regulations** 


Our current Year-Round Small-Scale Micro-Generator rate is:

​  $0.3000 plus *EMR per kWh

  For a Three-Year Term with No Exit Penalties

Large Scale Micro-Generator rate is:

​  The AESO Pool Price plus *EMR per kWh

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SPARK Green Generator Rate

Micro-generators provide a public service by increasing the amount of renewable energy that is available through Alberta’s electricity grid. We think they should be compensated fairly for the energy they export. **All Credits are Subject to Alberta Regulations**

At $0.3000 plus *EMR / kWh, ACE offers Alberta’s leading exporting micro-generation rate.

Please be advised our Green Generator Categories are temporarily at capacity due to low uptake of SPARK Green Offsets by consumers, therefore registration for all Categories are closed at this time. Re-opening will occur upon increase in consumer demand of SPARK Green Offsets. 

Year-Round Small Scale Micro-generation is OPEN to Registration as per usual at the province's leading rate of $0.3000 + *EMR / kWh

SPARK's Green Offset Program

For people who want to support renewable energy production by providing a financial contribution to SPARK Green Generator of their choice.

SPARK Green Offset amounts start at 1/2 ¢ / kWh for 25% up to 2 ¢ / kWh for 100% of your billed usage.

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Program and Rate Schedule
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Refer a Friend for $25

If you refer a friend, neighbour or co-worker, and they sign up with ACE, we will give you a $25 credit on your next monthly invoice. 

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*EMR = Energy Management Rate
Our energy experts seek the best price for our consumers and the EMR (Energy Management Rate) is essentially the cost attributable to procuring supply that backs the commitment we made to you with respect to the price of your energy. To ensure you know what you’re paying for we keep our rates transparent by separating the EMR component from that of your energy charge. Just one more great co-operative value and your ACE Advantage.
  • Electricity EMR is $0.0099 (less than one cent) / kWh

  • Natural Gas EMR is $0.99 (or 99 cents) / GJ

Bill Payments: 
Bill payments must be made either by Pre-Authorized Debit (PAD), which will be automatically withdrawn from your bank account on the due date shown on your bill. Or you may use a credit card to pay your bills and the amount (including the transaction charge of 2.5%) will be automatically charged to your credit card on the due date shown on your bill.

Administration Fees:

In keeping with our Cooperative values, we remain competitive with the marketplace and endeavor to keep our administrative fees as low as possible.

ACE bills a monthly administration fee for each site listed on your account:

  • The Admin fees for Small-Scale Micro-generation sites is $13.99 per site.

  • For sites other than the Small-Scale Micro-Generation sites, the Admin fee for the first site is $7.99 and each additional site is $6.99.

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Alberta Cooperative Energy (ACE) is wholly owned and operated in Alberta by Albertans. We are well trained and knowledgeable in the rules, regulations and procedures of the utility industry in Alberta and we are highly motivated to serve you.

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