Natural Gas Consumer Information
- Apples to Apples Rate Charts
The PUCO produces the Apples to Apples charts to provide residential consumers with a snapshot comparison of current natural gas and electric supplier price options and contract terms. The PUCO updates the Apples to Apples charts on a regular basis and verifies each supplier offer to ensure accuracy.Read More
- Combined Heat and Power in Ohio
The PUCO is engaged in a pilot project with the U.S. Department of Energy to remove educational and regulatory barriers to combined heat and power (CHP) development in Ohio and across the nation. Join our CHP email listserv to receive regular updates.Read More
- 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.Read More
The natural gas industry is a complex network of companies that produce, transport, and distribute natural gas. In Ohio, more than 3 million people use natural gas. The PUCO oversees more than 54,000 miles of distribution lines, which provide natural gas to individual users, as well as more than 6,000 miles of transmission lines. Natural gas customers in Ohio can choose who provides their natural gas. You can use the PUCO’s Apples to Apples natural gas rate comparison charts.