EDGA Energy Deficient Gas Allowance

Description of Service:

  • A charge paid by the interconnecting operator (independent of the transportation service used) to allow the Mainline to receive gas that has a gross heating value lower than the value specified in the Mainline’s tariff.
  • The charge has a fuel and capacity component to account for the extra volume to be moved across the Mainline system

Key Features and Benefits:

  • Attach gas supply with a low gross heating value.

How to Access this Service:

  • Submit an EDGA Service Bid Form to TransCanada.
  • Sign an EDGA Contract with TransCanada.

For Further Information

Contact your Customer Account Manager, or via any of the options listed below.


The Pipe Line: 1.403.920.PIPE (7473)
Email: [email protected]

Service Priority TransCanada may suspend service at its discretion under certain conditions
Renewal Rights Shipper may re-apply for service each year by May 31
Build Shipper provides for any required facilities to provide service at the receipt point



Access Shipper applies to TransCanada for service
Term Maximum = 1 year
Term ends last day of the year
Quantity Daily Energy Deficient Quantity calculation

Western Section:
Capacity Charge = Empress to North Bay Junction FT toll
Fuel Charge = Empress to North Bay Junction monthly fuel ratio x western section gas price

Eastern Section:
Capacity Charge = Parkway to North Bay Junction FT toll
Fuel Charge =  Parkway to North Bay Junction monthly fuel ratio x eastern section gas price

Please Note:
This service description is for informational purposes only. For more detailed descriptions, please review the Transportation Tariff which provides complete detail and supersedes the information provided on this page.

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