- Understanding Your Natural Gas Bill
If you would like to see explanations of the different parts of your natural gas bill, the following links will take you to your local distribution company’s Web page explaining your bill. Duke Energy Ohio Columbia Gas of Ohio Dominion East Ohio Gas Vectren Energy Delivery of Ohio The following
- Where does Ohio’s electricity come from?
In Ohio, the majority of our electricity is generated using nonrenewable resources like coal, natural gas, nuclear and petroleum. While these resources are found naturally in the earth and produce large amounts of electricity, nonrenewable resources take a long time to form, and there is a limited supply available
- Energy Assistance Programs: Help with Paying Your Utility Bills
Assistance is available for both gas and electric bills. The assistance may be in the form of a reduction of your heating bill and/or a set amount based on your income to be paid each month. Eligibility for these programs is usually based on household income. Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) Percentage of
- Natural Gas Pipeline Safety in Ohio
The PUCO is committed to ensuring the safe, reliable and environmentally sound operation of Ohio's natural gas pipeline system. PUCO investigators inspect each natural gas pipeline system in the state at least once every two years and review records and procedures implemented by utilities. When violations are detected, the PUCO orders corrective action and may assess fines and other penalties to ensure that Ohio’s natural gas pipeline systems continue to deliver natural gas safely and reliably.
- Duke Energy Ohio's Natural Gas Distribution Rate Case
On July 9, 2012, Duke Energy Ohio filed an application with the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) to increase rates for natural gas distribution service. Four local public hearings have been scheduled to allow the public an opportunity to provide testimony on the company’s application.
- Moving in Ohio: Know your rights when hiring a moving company
Congratulations on your move! When hiring a moving company, you have rights guaranteed by law and enforced by the PUCO. When planning a move, and hiring a moving company, you should know your rights regarding: estimates, bill of lading, insurance coverage and claims .
- March 5, 2012
- Ohio American / Aqua Ohio Water Rate Case
- Federal Poverty Guidelines
A number of assistance programs are available to help income-eligible Ohioans pay their utility bills. Eligibility typically is based on total household income as a percentage of the 2013 federal poverty guidelines. Below are several of the limits commonly used.
- Stay connected with Lifeline
Lifeline Assistance makes basic local telephone service more affordable for income-eligible families across Ohio. Those who qualify could receive discounts for monthly telephone bills and/or installation costs of telephone service.
- Choosing an Electric Supplier
With electric choice in Ohio, you may be able to choose the electric supplier that provides the generation of your electricity. If you choose a new electric supplier, your local electric utility will continue to deliver the electricity to your home, and you should continue to call your local electric utility if
- Vectren Energy Delivery of Ohio's Standard Choice Offer
Beginning in October 2008, Vectren Energy Delivery of Ohio has changed the way it buys natural gas for customers who have not selected an alternative natural gas supplier. The changes do not affect customers that have enrolled with a supplier under the Energy Choice program. What has changed? Under a new pilot
- February 14, 2012
- Columbia Gas of Ohio Standard Choice Offer
Beginning in April 2010, Columbia Gas of Ohio will change the way it buys natural gas for customers who have not selected an alternative natural gas supplier or enrolled with a government aggregation buying group. The changes will not affect
- Gas Cost Recovery (GCR): How it Affects Your Natural Gas Bill
What is the Gas Cost Recovery? The Gas Cost Recovery (GCR) is the actual cost of natural gas that a local distribution company (LDC) pays to purchase natural gas for your use. That cost is then passed through to you on a dollar-for-dollar basis with no mark-up or profit to the LDC. Only the actual costs of the