Who owns Heritage Gas Nova Scotia?
Heritage Gas Limited is a subsidiary business of TriSummit Utilities, which is privately owned by PSP Investments and the Alberta Teachers' Retirement Fund Board.
What is the price of natural gas in Nova Scotia?
In many cases, the total cost of natural gas is more affordable than heating with other energy sources. Rates include four main parts.
Rate Class 1a 500-4,999 GJ/year.
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Does Nova Scotia have natural gas heating?
While natural gas has been used in other parts of Canada for up to 60 years, it's still relatively new to Nova Scotia. Our use of it is growing, however, both in our homes as a source of heat, and by our power plants to generate electricity.
How are homes heated in Nova Scotia?
In Nova Scotia, electricity heats only one-quarter of homes. Instead, 50% of families in Nova Scotia turn to oil for home heating. In Prince Edward Island, oil heats 81% of households. Wood is a popular heating alternative in Atlantic Canada: about one in seven households use wood and other solid fuels like coal.