Liberty Utilities customers to see a drop in natural gas rates
(KBSI) – Liberty Utilities customers could see a drop in their bill after the company will decrease natural gas rates.
Liberty Utilities (Midstates Natural Gas) Corp. d/b/a Liberty Utilities customers will see a decrease of natural gas rates under a filing that will take effect on April 1.
The rate change reflects the Weather Normalization Adjustment Rider (WNAR) which authorizes rate adjustments based on weather variations.
The purpose of the tariff is to adjust revenues for differences between actual heating degree days and normal heating degree days, according to the Missouri Public Service Commission.
Under the Liberty Utilities filing, a residential customer using 100 Ccf’s (10,000 cubic feet) of natural gas in a given billing month will see a reduction of about $9.50 a month in Liberty Utilities’ Northeast and West Districts.
Natural gas rates will drop by approximately $7.84 a month for a residential customer using approximately 100 Ccf’s of natural gas in a given billing month in Liberty Utilities’ Southeast District.
Liberty Utilities serves about 52,500 natural gas customers in Missouri.
The Southeast District service area includes the counties of Butler, Cape Girardeau, Dunklin, Iron, Mississippi, New
Madrid, Pemiscot, Ripley, Scott, Stoddard and Wayne.
The Northeast and West District service area includes the Missouri counties of Adair, Clark, Knox, Lewis, Macon, Marion, Pike, Ralls, Schuyler, Scotland, Bates, Cass, Henry and St. Clair.