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City of Cuyahoga Falls sets new rate in natural gas aggregation program

Published: September 4, 2016 12:00 AM

The city of Cuyahoga Falls has locked into a new natural gas rate with its current supplier IGS Energy, according to Mayor Don Walters.

The city's current contract with IGS Energy began in April 2015 and continues through March 2017. The current rate of $2.67/MCF (1,000 cubic feet of gas) is set to expire with the September 2016 billing period.°°

The new rate with IGS Energy begins October 2016.°The current offer is for the remaining six months of the contract. The offer provided is a fixed monthly rate of $3.49/MCF through the March 2017°billing period, according to a news release from the city.

Under the terms of the aggregation program, eligible residential and small commercial customers will be included in the purchasing group automatically unless they elect to opt out of the program.°This includes those currently enrolled in the program and those currently on Dominion's SCO program. IGS Energy will be sending information to all eligible customers. °

Current participants in the city's gas program will continue to be enrolled in the new program.°This is an opt-out program. Letters will be mailed from IGS to each customer explaining the program. Participants will have the option to terminate at any time without cancellation fees.

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Dominion East Ohio customers paying the SCO rate will be automatically moved into the city's program.°This is an opt-out program, providing each customer with the opportunity to opt out. Letters will be mailed from IGS to each customer explaining the program and options. Customers choosing not to participate should contact IGS to opt out.

Customers that are on another choice program with a different supplier will not receive a letter. They may call IGS to join, but they should review their current contract first, according to the news release.

For more information regarding the city of Cuyahoga Falls' natural gas aggregation program, contact IGS Energy at:°1-877-353-0162.°Continue to watch the Falls New-Press and the city's website at°www.cityofcf.com°for updates.


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anonymous_57882 Sep 7, 2016 10:46 PM

Electric Bills messed up. Electric PCF rate going through the roof and now the City negotiated a massive 50% increase in Natural Gas! Votes have consequences!