State officials are now taking a hard look at whether the city-owned utility should speed up the replacement of aging gas mains.
The Philadelphia Gas Works is lowering the price of natural gas by 2½ percent, and that should save the average customer more than $34 per year.
If you’ve been thinking about replacing a furnace or boiler, now might be the time to do it. Philadelphia Gas Works is doubling the rebate for homeowners who upgrade to energy-saving systems.
The Pennsylvania Welfare Department is working on a backlog of applications for Low Income Home Energy Assistance. The program closes at the end of the month, but thousands of people are still waiting for help.
The price of natural gas is falling and that is good news for those in the Delaware Valley who use it to heat their homes.
The 24-page PUC report concludes that PGW failed to follow many of its own safety procedures on site, including taking too long to shut off gas and electricity in the area where gas was leaking.