PGW ANNOUNCES DECREASE IN NATURAL GAS COSTS THIS SPRING

Average PGW residential heating customers will pay 7.7 percent less per month.

(Philadelphia, Pa. – March 2, 2015) – Philadelphia Gas Works (PGW) today announced that natural
gas rates will decrease this spring for PGW’s residential, commercial, industrial and municipal
customers. The new rate reflects what PGW pays for the gas. The rate for residential heating
customers, for instance, will be adjusted for the next three months from its current $1.37 per hundred
cubic feet (Ccf) to $1.25 per Ccf.

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