2020 Integrated Resource Plan

Below is VGS’s effective Integrated Resource Plan (IRP), reaffirming its commitment to act now on climate change and offer customers a decarbonized thermal energy future. The IRP addresses VGS’s commitment to meeting the thermal energy needs of current customers safely and affordably and creating a pathway to Net Zero by 2050. Read the entire plan below.


Alternative Rate Plan

Below is VGS’s effective Alternative Regulation Plan (ARP), incentivizing VGS to provide least cost service, just and reasonable rates, and safe and reliable service. Additionally, it includes incentives that advance state and energy policy by establishing a Climate Action and Innovation Budget enabling VGS to invest in climate action. This ARP allows us to maintain affordability and high quality service for our customers while also aggressively pursuing our Climate Action Plan goals. Read the entire plan below.



Residential Rates

The rates below are effective for bills rendered on and after May 6, 2022

Domestic Service – Rate R

This rate schedule applies to all gas used for domestic purposes; in single family or two-family dwelling; in separately metered apartments of a multiple unit dwelling; in rooming houses; in multi-family apartment buildings served through one meter provided that no more than 50% of the building is used for nonresidential purposes.

TypeCurrent Rates
Daily Access Charge (per day)$0.7771
Natural Gas Charge (per CCF)$0.4918
Distribution Charge (per CCF)$0.6631
Energy Efficiency (per CCF)$0.0514
Assistance Program Fee *$0.40
Blended RNG Adder ** (per CCF)$1.1436
Locally Sourced RNG Adder ** (per CCF)$1.5098
* ASSISTANCE PROGRAM FEE: Your bill includes a line-item charge of $0.40/meter/bill to support the Low Income Assistance Program. For information about qualifying for Energy Assistance, please visit the Vermont Department for Children and Families site at www.energyhelp.vt.gov.
** RNG Adder: Only applies to customers participating in the voluntary Renewable Natural Gas program. Interested in learning more? Find the amount that fits your budget and energy needs.

Commercial Rates

The rates below are effective for bills rendered on and after May 6, 2022

General Service Low Usage, Low Load Factor – Rate G1

This rate schedule applies to all gas used for any purpose which does not come directly under the applicability of Rate R, and

  1. Whose annual requirement is less than 6,000 Ccf.
  2. Whose winter (November – March) requirement is equal or greater than 70% of its annual requirement.
TypeCurrent Rates
Daily Access Charge (per day)$1.2879
Natural Gas Charge (per CCF)$0.5717
Distribution Charge (per CCF)$0.5159
Energy Efficiency (per CCF)$0.0486
Assistance Program Fee *$0.58
Blended RNG Adder ** (per CCF)$1.1436
Locally Sourced RNG Adder ** (per CCF)$1.5098
A 1% late payment fee will be applied to past due balances at the time of billing.
* ASSISTANCE PROGRAM FEE: Your bill includes a line-item charge of $0.58/meter/bill to support the Low Income Assistance Program.
** RNG Adder: Only applies to customers participating in the voluntary Renewable Natural Gas program. Interested in learning more? Find the amount that fits your budget and energy needs.

General Service Low Usage, High Load Factor – Rate G2

This rate schedule applies to all gas used for any purpose which does not come directly under the applicability of Rate R, and

  1. Whose annual requirement is less than 6,000 Ccf.
  2. Whose winter (November – March) requirement is less than 70% of its annual requirement.
TypeCurrent Rates
Daily Access Charge (per day)$1.2879
Natural Gas Charge (per CCF)$0.4223
Distribution Charge (per CCF)$0.4294
Energy Efficiency (per CCF)$0.0377
Assistance Program Fee *$0.58
Blended RNG Adder ** (per CCF)$1.1436
Locally Sourced RNG Adder ** (per CCF)$1.5098
A 1% late payment fee will be applied to past due balances at the time of billing.
* ASSISTANCE PROGRAM FEE: Your bill includes a line-item charge of $0.58/meter/bill to support the Low Income Assistance Program.
** RNG Adder: Only applies to customers participating in the voluntary Renewable Natural Gas program. Interested in learning more? Find the amount that fits your budget and energy needs.

General Service High Usage, Low Load Factor – Rate G3

This rate schedule applies to all gas used for any purpose which does not come directly under the applicability of Rate R, and

  1. Whose annual requirement is at least 6,000 Ccf.
  2. Whose winter (November – March) requirement is equal or greater than 70% of its annual requirement.
TypeCurrent Rates
Daily Access Charge (per day)$4.1090
Natural Gas Charge (per CCF)$0.5532
Distribution Charge (per CCF)$0.3957
Energy Efficiency (per CCF)$0.0379
Assistance Program Fee *$3.84
Blended RNG Adder ** (per CCF)$1.1436
Locally Sourced RNG Adder ** (per CCF)$1.5098
A 1% late payment fee will be applied to past due balances at the time of billing.
* ASSISTANCE PROGRAM FEE: Your bill includes a line-item charge of $3.84/meter/bill to support the Low Income Assistance Program.
** RNG Adder: Only applies to customers participating in the voluntary Renewable Natural Gas program. Interested in learning more? Find the amount that fits your budget and energy needs.

General Service High Usage, High Load Factor -Rate G4

This rate schedule applies to all gas used for any purpose which does not come directly under the applicability of Rate R, and

  1. Whose annual requirement is at least 6,000 Ccf.
  2. Whose winter (November – March) requirement is less than 70% of its annual requirement.
TypeCurrent Rates
Daily Access Charge (per day)$4.1090
Natural Gas Charge (per CCF)$0.4214
Distribution Charge (per CCF)$0.3327
Energy Efficiency (per CCF)$0.0292
Assistance Program Fee *$5.37
Blended RNG Adder ** (per CCF)$1.1436
Locally Sourced RNG Adder ** (per CCF)$1.5098
A 1% late payment fee will be applied to past due balances at the time of billing.
* ASSISTANCE PROGRAM FEE: Your bill includes a line-item charge of $5.37/meter/bill to support the Low Income Assistance Program.
** RNG Adder: Only applies to customers participating in the voluntary Renewable Natural Gas program. Interested in learning more? Find the amount that fits your budget and energy needs.