Natural gas is a smart energy choice. In addition to being convenient, clean and efficient, natural gas is also economical.
- A premium cup of coffee costs about $2 per day. That $2 per day used for natural gas can warm your home, dry your clothes and cook dinner.
Overall, natural gas costs are about 1.4% of an average Wisconsin household's income. This is a great value when you think about all that natural gas provides for your family.
Natural gas has a track record of price stability compared to other fuels like heating oil and propane. Heating oil and propane tend to fluctuate with the price of crude oil, which is due to unrest in Middle Eastern oil-producing countries. Natural gas is not as closely tied to global dynamics. Today's robust supply of gas — largely derived from domestic shale gas production — is holding prices steady. And, this trend is expected to continue.
Use our savings calculators to determine your potential annual savings by switching to natural gas.
Natural gas prices have experienced a much lower increase over the past decade compared to the prices of common household items.
Good for the economy
The natural gas industry also contributes to Wisconsin's economy, directly providing more than 1,600 jobs and indirectly providing about 4,100 jobs.