Natural Gas Benefits

Natural gas can help you save money and energy so you can create your dream home with comfort and savings in mind. Below you’ll find just a few of the many benefits natural gas has to offer.

• Natural gas is inherently efficient ­­ approximately 90 percent of the gas produced is delivered to the customer as usable energy. In contrast, less than 30 percent of the energy converted to coal-fired electricity reaches the customer.

• Natural gas cooking ranges provide even heat and temperature control for better, more consistent meal results.

• 99 percent of the natural gas used in the United States comes from North America’s abundant supply, whereas oil and other petroleum products are largely imported from overseas. 

• For residential customers, electricity costs approximately two and a half times more than natural gas for the same amount of energy; fuel costs approximately 24 percent more.

• Compared to the average air emissions from coal-fired generation, natural gas produces half as much carbon dioxide, less than a third as many nitrogen oxides, and one percent as many sulfur oxides at the power plant.

• Natural gas is always available even during a power outage.

• A natural gas cooking range costs approximately half as much to operate with versus an electric one.

Sources: American Gas Association, United States Environmental Protection Agency eGRID 2000 and the Council for Responsible Energy.

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