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Get the facts on natural gas prices


Jaws dropped as gas prices skyrocketed in the early months of 2014–as much as 150 percent for Peoples Gas customers.

CUB is here to answer your collective “huh?”

Our Facts on Natural Gas Prices  explains the forces behind gas prices, and the steps consumers can take to save money during these expensive times.

The fact sheet answers questions we’ve gotten from a lot of red-faced ratepayers:

  • What causes natural gas prices to rise?
  • What part of my bill goes up as gas prices go up?
  • Why are the utilities allowed to raise prices so high?
  • Who profits off high gas prices?
  • What about alternative gas suppliers?
  • What can I do about high gas prices?
  • …and more!

If you have additional questions, call our consumer hotline at 1-800-669-5556.