Natural Gas costs include ALL charges including monthly operating, transportation and infastructure charges.
The propane rate for this comparision is based actual 2016 costs (same period as the natural gas costs) from a local propane distributor. This results in annual savings of $997.
Calculated 15 average users during 2016 to arrive at usage of 183.44 GJ's per year.
Average cost of propane for 2016 was .285 per litre. At this rate the savings from switching to natural gas from propane would pay for your instalation in 6.5 years with annual savings of $925.
Rental price of a 500 gallon propane tank: $120/year
Rental price of a 1000 gallon tank: $180/year
Purchase price of a 500 gallon tank: $1450
Purchase price of a 1000 gallon tank: $2450
There is a market for used propane tanks with the price dependent on condition
4922 43 St, Box 697
Rocky Mountain House, AB