Fueling the Future

A New Era for Natural Gas

In helping you determine which solutions best suit your company, PGW can help you evaluate a variety of natural gas alternatives present in the energy industry today. Call us today (215) 684-6671.

Our specialists find alternative energy options for your needs:

  • Dual-fuel equipment
  • Gas air-conditioning hybrid systems
  • Cogeneration
  • Peak shaving and dehumidification

An energy analysis provided by PGW is free of charge to customers considering installation or conversion to natural gas. Contact a PGW specialist today at (215) 684-6671.

 

Facts About Natural Gas

  • Natural gas supplies one quarter of all the energy consumed
  • It serves more than 177 million Americans
  • Supports 2.4 million miles of pipeline infrastructure—the most reliable and robust pipeline system in the world
  • Produces about 63% lower greenhouse emissions per kWh than coal
  • Offers projections of low and stable prices due to domestic and local abundance
  • Diminishes America’s dependence on foreign oil
  • Burns cleaner than any other fossil fuel
  • Is the dominant source of energy for heat, hot water and cooking in homes and businesses
  • Supports the employment of nearly three million Americans in all 50 states
  • Maintains 92% of its usable energy in direct use, as opposed to 32% efficiency for electricity
  • At 2,170 trillion cubic feet (Tcf), is abundant enough to meet America’s diverse energy needs for about 100 years
  • Delivers solid projections of low, stable costs for the next decade and possibly beyond

Smell Gas? Call (215) 235-1212

Natural Gas smells bad on purpose

That “rotten egg” smell is the smell of natural gas. If you think you smell gas leave the area immediately, and then call PGW at 215-235-1212 from a safe location.

Learn more Leaks, Odors, Safety Tips

Also if you smell gas:

  • Do not use electrical devices including cell phones which may cause a spark and ignite the gas.
  • Do not use an open flame, matches or lighters.
  • Do not try to locate the source of the gas leak.
  • Do not try to shut off any natural gas valves or gas appliances.
  • Do not start vehicles.
  • Do not re-enter the building or return to the area until a PGW employee or a qualified utility representative says it is safe to do so.
  • Do not put out the flames if natural gas ignites.