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Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania

Natural gas provider in Pennsylvania

What is Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania?

Headquartered southwest of Pittsburgh in the town of Canonsburg, PA, Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania has provided natural gas service since 1885.

Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania is one of seven energy delivery companies of its parent company, NiSource, which provides natural gas and electric service to roughly 4 million consumers. 

In Pennsylvania, Columbia Gas serves 436, 000 customers, across 26 counties throughout Pennsylvania’s greater York, State College and Western Pennsylvania service territories. 

Please note: All rates above are accurate as of 7/8/2020 for utility Columbia Gas. Rates may have changed since this date. For the most up to date rates in your area, please enter your zip code above.

Understanding deregulation in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania is one of the states in the U.S. in which residents have the choice of an electricity or natural gas service provider. Giving consumers the freedom to buy energy from a number of electricity and natural gas providers keeps competition among suppliers up, which is designed to keep prices down. Pennsylvania’s deregulation policy keeps the consumer in control.

As of June 2020, nearly 30 percent of Pennsylvania customers had switched electric generation suppliers. So, where do you start? 

We make it easy for you to research ways to reduce your energy bill or switch energy providers. Here are a few helpful ways:

What is Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania’s price to compare?

The price to compare is the price you as a consumer use to compare Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania’s gas costs to those of other suppliers. The price may be addressed and recalibrated four times per year.

On your bill, you’ll find the supply provided by “Supplier Energy.” The delivery of that energy to your home is provided by Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania.

  • Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania’s price to compare is $0.32883 per Thm.
  • To find out whether you can beat Columbia Gas’s rate, enter your ZIP code above. 

What is the difference between a utility and a supplier?

One of the most common questions among energy consumers is: What’s the difference between an energy supplier and a utility company? Understanding what each is, and how they work together, can help you feel a little more confident about your choice of energy supplier. 

Let’s break down the difference:

Utility vs. Supplier

In short, utility companies generate or buy and deliver natural gas or electricity to your home (or business) through their own maintained lines. So when your service goes out, your utility is who you call. It’s the company that sends you your monthly bill, in other words. 

In regulated states, you must buy your natural gas or electricity from the same company that delivers it. But not in Pennsylvania. You have your choice of suppliers – regardless of whether you sign up for your electricity or natural gas from, the utility companies deliver it.

Contact Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania

To report outages, or for questions about transmission rates or your bill, if you purchase energy from Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania, contact them using one of the many methods below.

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Updated: 7/29/2020