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Elliot Gold, head of PGW's "Energy Sense" carbon-reducing programs, far left, and PGW's Dan Murray, second from left, listen as Mayor Nutter praises the new program.   Credit: Pat Loeb)

PGW Offering Rebates for Energy-Saving Home Improvements

It’s the latest program in the company’s effort to reduce the region’s — and the company’s — carbon footprint.

09/17/2013

(DA Seth Williams, in file photo.  Credit: Mike Dunn)

Like Nutter, DA Seth Williams Also Had Unpaid PGW Bill

That prompted PGW to put a lien on his Overbrook home in April 2012.

06/21/2013

(Mayor Michael Nutter.  File photo)

Nutter Admits One Missed Payment Made Him Target of PGW’s Wrath

Mayor Michael Nutter says it was his own mistake in missing a single payment that led PGW to place a lien on his home.

06/20/2013

Lien Placed On Mayor Nutter’s Home For Failure To Pay PGW Bill

Mum is mostly the word from Mayor Nutter’s press office over word that Philadelphia Gas Works had a court place a lien on Nutter’s home in May because he hadn’t paid his gas bill.

06/19/2013

(Credit: Steve Tawa)

Lead Broker Named By City To Pitch Sale of PGW

Mayor Nutter said the sale will happen only if it benefits Philadelphia taxpayers and PGW customers.

04/24/2013

(Tom Knudsen, at lectern, at a City Hall ceremony announcing his appointment.  Credit: Mike Dunn)

Former PGW Head Tom Knudsen Named Philadelphia’s Tax-Collector-in-Chief

The man who helped both the Philadelphia Gas Works and the Philadelphia School Disrict address their financial woes has been chosen by Mayor Nutter to take charge of going after the city’s many tax deadbeats.

04/03/2013

(The Philadelphia Gas Commission.  Credit: Steve Tawa)

Phila. Gas Commission Narrowly Approves Controversial Consultant Payments

The five-member Philadelphia Gas Commission, which oversees PGW’s budget, voted 3-2 to approve more than $2.3 million in PGW revenues to pay legal, financial, and public relations consultants.

01/16/2013

(Credit: Steve Tawa)

City’s Effort To Sell Off PGW Gets Tangled In Purse Strings Battle

Councilwoman Marian Tasco, who chairs the Philadelphia Gas Commission, doesn’t believe that PGW ratepayers should foot the bill for the privatization effort.

12/11/2012

Crews work on the site of a water main break at 16th and Walnut Streets in Center City. (Credit: Jim Melwert)

Crews Back To Work On Site Of Center City Water Main Break

A water main break that closed the 1600 block of Walnut Street, Saturday, is repaired but the street remains closed to traffic, indefinitely.

12/10/2012

(Credit: CBS 3)

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Craig White stopped by with more information on a new program offered by Philadelphia Gas Works.

12/05/2012

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PGW Increasing Natural Gas Rates

Philadelphia Gas Works is increasing the rate it charges its customers for the next three months, because of natural gas market conditions.

09/05/2012

(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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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

Mayor Nutter

Mayor Nutter To Release Results Of Study On Whether City Should Sell PGW

Mayor Nutter next week is expected to make public a consultant’s study on whether the city could — and should — sell the Philadelphia Gas Works.

02/07/2012

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