$1.069
VARIABLE
$0.633
FIXED
$0.972
VARIABLE
$0.624
FIXED
News

March 2014



Fixed

A fixed agreement is just that - the price you pay is locked for the length of the contract, which is typically six or 12 months. When you sign up for a fixed rate, we purchase gas that you will use in the future at the current rate. That's why we can give you a constant rate. The advantage of a fixed rate plan is you already know how much you are going to pay.

Variable

Variable rate plans change according to the current market conditions. What can make the variable price rise and fall? Several factors: global demand, production schedules and seasonal conditions.

"Which plan is cheaper?"

Because variable prices change each month depending on the market, no one can answer that question with 100 percent certainty. We can only refer to pricing history.

In 2013, a customer on the variable rate plan paid $1.02 per therm while a customer in a fixed rate agreement paid 66 cents per therm. For this year in particular, fixed was the way to go.

Choosing a variable rate means your price is uncertain. We cannot guarantee what the price of gas will be in the future. It could be cheaper or more expensive than the fixed rate. It's anybody's guess!

Fixed

Does the price for gas change month to month? NO
Do you have to sign a contract? YES
Is there a monthly service charge? YES

Variable

Does the price for gas change month to month? YES
Do you have to sign a contract? NO
Is there a monthly service charge? YES

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