# How is natural gas measured?

### How is natural gas measured?

kWh, MWh, m3: the units of measure from natural gas It is in fact a variation of the kWh: 1 megawatt-hour (MWh) corresponds to 1000 kilowatt-hours (kWh). While the MWh and the kWh therefore make it possible to express the energy consumed, the m3 (cubic meter) is used to measure a volume of natural gas.

### How is the gas billed?

The invoice of gas natural is sent by your supplier in paper format by post or in digital format by email, every month, every two months or every six months.

### How does the gas subscription work?

L’gas subscriptiona fixed element of your bill As opposed to your consumption, which by definition fluctuates, the amount of your subscription (excl. tax and excluding changes in the delivery rate) remains the same over time. You pay this subscription in advance, for periods of 2 or 6 months depending on the case.

### How is the price of gas determined?

the gas price depends on your consumption class. The more your consumption is higher, the higher the price one kilowatt hour gas will be weak. the gas price is therefore lower for class B1 consumers than for class B0 consumers.

### How to measure gas?

The cubic meter is the unit of measure volume of the international system. It represents the volume occupied by a cube with edges of 1 m. Often used for measure large volumes of gaslike the national reserves, it is then expressed in billions of cubic meters, or BCM in English for “billion cubic meter”.

### How to measure gases?

You are looking for a support for your inverted cylinder placed at the bottom of the tank, so that it remains straight. You then take your rubber tube, and you introduce the free end into the tank, and even into the inverted cylinder full of water. The device is then ready to measure the gas released by the chemical reaction.

### How is the price of gas calculated?

For calculate the price of your consumption of gasyou must first convert your consumption from gas in kWh. Then you just need to multiply your consumption of gas (or your electricity consumption) by the price kWh from your energy supplier.

### Why do we have to pay for the gas subscription?

L’subscription corresponds to two main elements: The non-fixed costs related to the transport of energy to your meter: these vary once a year according to the evolution of the tariffs for use of the networks fixed by the Commission energy regulation.

### How to calculate the consumption part of the gas bill?

The consumption part of the gas bill, also called the variable part, is the part on which the most savings can be made. Indeed, it is calculated by multiplying the number of kWh consumed over the period by the price per kWh mentioned in the subscribed contract.

### How to calculate the price per m3 of gas?

The price of the m3 of gas therefore depends on the value of this famous conversion coefficient applied, which itself varies according to two criteria: the composition of the gas and the altitude of the municipality. The first is determined by the quality of the gases from different supplying countries, mixed together to make up the one you consume on a daily basis.

### What is the price of town gas?

On average, the price of town gas is made up of 51% supply costs, 28% delivery costs and 21% taxes. And nothing else ! Gas Reference: choose simplicity and transparency!

### How much does natural gas cost?

Natural gas is an economical energy. For information, in September 2017 for a 110 m2 house, the annual bill including tax for heating and hot water was approximately €1,100 for gas, €1,300 for fuel oil and €1,880 for oil. ‘electricity* ! Was this article helpful to you?