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(A PGW payment office in center city Philadelphia.  File photo by Andre Bennett)

PGW Lowers Prices To Natural Gas Customers

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.

06/01/2012

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PGW Offers New Incentive For Homeowners To Upgrade To Energy Efficient Heaters

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.

04/24/2012

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Pa. Welfare Department Seeing Backlog Of LIHEAP Applications

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.

03/09/2012

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BLOG: PGW Lowers Gas Rates For Next 3 Months

By Jim Donovan: The Philadelphia Gas Works (PGW) today announced that it will decrease what residential customers pay for natural gas. The average residential heating customer will pay about 6.6 percent less per month for […]

03/01/2012

(Mayor Nutter, announcing his intention to sell PGW.  Photo by Mike Dunn)

City of Philadelphia Putting Its Gas Works Up For Sale

The mayor’s announcement follows the release of a study that found selling PGW makes sense for the city. Unionized workers vow a fight.

02/13/2012

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Natural Gas Price Falling

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.

01/17/2012

Pa. PUC Faults PGW For January’s Fatal Natural Gas Explosion in Tacony

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.

12/16/2011

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PGW Phone Bank

As the weather turns colder, are you worried about how you’re going to heat your home this winter?

11/30/2011

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Firefighters Battle South Philadelphia Blaze

Firefighters battled a blaze in South Philadelphia Friday afternoon.

11/11/2011

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Authorities Investigating Underground Explosion In Center City

Authorities are investigating an underground explosion in Center City Saturday night.

08/27/2011

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Sam Katz Revives Idea Of Selling Philadelphia Airport And PGW

Should cash-strapped Philadelphia City Hall sell off the airport or PGW? Those aren’t new ideas, but a prominent political figure is giving them new life.

07/27/2011

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City Expanding Efforts To Embarrass Deadbeats

The city has been listing tax delinquents on its website for the last few years, focusing on those who owe the most business taxes. Now that is expanding the site to include those who owe the city-owned Water department and PGW.

07/12/2011

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Manhole Explosion In Manayunk Causes Hundreds To Go Without Power

A number of homes are without power after officials say a manhole explosion took place in the city’s Manayunk neighborhood Monday evening.

05/30/2011

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Tribute Held For PGW Worker Killed In Gas Explosion

Family and friends of Mark Keeley, a young PGW worker killed in a natural gas explosion, spoke to Eyewitness News about their loved one and their special tribute to him—a tribute that exuded positive energy for family and friends in the face of tragedy.

05/25/2011

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Firefighters Knock Down Gas-Fueled Fire In Northeast Philadelphia

Philadelphia firefighters have knocked down a fire at a residence in Northeast Philadelphia.

04/28/2011

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