Utilities

The City provides electric, gas, water, sewer, garbage, yard waste and recycling services to the residents of Medicine Hat.

Utility rates

 ElectricityGas
December 2021 $0.13184/kWh $4.7920/GJ
November 2021 $0.10635/kWh $5.3540/GJ
October 2021 $0.10575/kWh $4.0255/GJ
September 2021 $0.10410/kWh $3.3800/GJ
August 2021 $0.12111/kWh $3.8910/GJ
July 2021 $0.10216/kWh $3.9650/GJ
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Visit the Utilities Consumer Advocate website to compare electricity and gas prices in your area, view historical rates, or get help resolving utility related issues.

How we compare

From January to June, 2021, City of Medicine Hat's residential customers paid an average $203.31 less in total energy charges than customers in other Alberta cities.

January to June 2021 Natural Gas Electricity Total
Lethbridge $606.62 $818.66 $1,425.28
Red Deer $628.50 $660.62 $1,289.13
Calgary $606.62 $672.56 $1,279.18
Edmonton $628.50 $666.06 $1,294.57
Average $617.56 $704.48 $1,322.04
Medicine Hat $548.54 $570.19 $1,118.73

Information is based on (1) residential consumption of 3,662 kWh (electricity) and 63 GJ (natural gas) from January to June; and (2) Energy charges on all residential utility bills. 

Save on your bill

Rebates are available to City of Medicine Hat Electric and Natural Gas Utility customers each year through the award-winning HAT Smart program. Explore the HAT Smart page to find creative ways to reduce consumption and save on your utility bill.

HAT Smart

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Community Warmth

Community Warmth can help if you are struggling to pay your utility bill. If you're able, you can donate to the program one time or monthly.

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