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PGW BRINGS ENERGYSENSE HOME REBATES TO PHILADELPHIA’S DOORSTEPS

(Philadelphia, Pa. – April 14, 2014) – Low cost home energy assessments promoted through new door-to-door initiative, launched in Mt. Airy, help customers save energy and save money. Beginning this month, PGW is introducing Philadelphia to the newest EnergySense program to help residents stand up for greater home comfort and lower energy costs. The new door-to-door campaign includes discounted home energy assessments, access to significant rebates, detailed information on critical issues in their homes – and what to do about it – and available third-party financing, as low as 0.99 percent.

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LIHEAP Extension

LIHEAP now extended through April 18. The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, also known as LIHEAP, helps low-income families pay their heating bills. LIHEAP is a grant that offers assistance in the form of a cash grant, sent directly to the utility company, or a crisis grant for households in immediate danger of being without heat. Learn more.


PHILADELPHIA GAS WORKS ANNOUNCES NATURAL GAS COSTS FOR NEXT QUARTER

(Philadelphia, Pa. – March 1, 2014) – Philadelphia Gas Works (PGW) today announced that this quarter’s natural gas rate will increase for residential, commercial, industrial and municipal customers. The rate will be adjusted for the next three months from its current $1.39 per hundred cubic feet (Ccf) to $1.47 per Ccf for residential customers. The new rate reflects what PGW pays for the gas. 

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