Gas Fact Sheets

Gas Supply Prices (December 2022)

Warning: Gas prices are at extreme levels. For more information, please visit CUB’s Help Center.

Ameren Illinois– 73.14 cents per therm (up about 5 percent from December 2021)
Consumers Gas– 67.81 cents per therm (down about 0.5 percent from December 2021)
Illinois Gas– 70.14 cents per therm (up about 43 percent from December 2021)
Liberty Utilities– 76.57 cents per therm (up about 27 percent from December 2021)
MidAmerican Energy– 61.77 cents per therm (down about 26 percent from December 2021)
Mt. Carmel – 89.94 cents per therm (up about 13 percent from December 2021)
Nicor Gas– 85.00 cents per therm (up about 25 percent from December 2021)
North Shore Gas–45.80 cents per therm (down about 25 percent from December 2021)
Peoples Gas– 55.27 cents per therm (down about 19 percent from December 2021)

Note: See historical prices here. 

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Need Help Paying Your Bills?

  • The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). Administered by the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, LIHEAP is designed to help eligible low-income households pay for winter energy service. Read CUB’s fact sheet.
  • Peoples Gas Share the Warmth. Administered by the Community and Economic Development Association (CEDA), Share the Warmth provides heating grants to limited and fixed-income households. Eligible customers who make a payment toward their bills receive matching grants of up to $200.
  • North Shore Gas Share the Warmth. Administered by the Community Action Partnership of Lake County, Share the Warmth provides heating grants of up to $200 to limited and fixed-income households. Eligible customers usually have to make a payment to receive a matching grant.
  • Nicor Gas Sharing Program. Qualified residential customers can receive a one-time annual Sharing Grant of $350 or $400, with no requirement to pay back. The program is administered through the Salvation Army.
  • Warm Neighbors Cool Friends. This Ameren program provides year-round energy bill payment assistance and home weatherization to make harsh winters and hot summers bearable. Eligible households can receive up to $350 to help pay for energy costs ($350 during the heating season and $200 during the cooling season.)
  • Ameren Payment Assistance. Ameren Illinois offers several forms of financial assistance, including short-term, one-time payment extensions and fixed monthly payment agreements to settle past balances.

Get information on more financial resources here.

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