Natural Gas

The History of Energy Deregulation in Ohio

Natural Gas Deregulation In 1997, the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) began unbundling natural gas services which separated natural gas delivery charges from the cost of the actual gas itself. This allowed for customers to purchase their gas from an actual supplier. Since this time, the market competition has grown, which allows consumers the [...]

Gas-Fired Generation

How it can factor into your electricity costs According to a recent article published by the United States Energy Information Administration (EIA), as of 2016, natural gas generators make up the largest percentage of generation capacity in the United States. In fact, the cost-effective natural gas sources stand as a significant majority, at 42% of [...]

SCAM ALERT – Attention Columbia Gas of Ohio Customers

Columbia Gas of Ohio customers have recently been reporting suspicious calls, leading Columbia to release the notice below. Click here to read Columbia’s notice to customers. To protect our customers from scams and fraudulent activity, CEA provides ongoing alerts and tips to help keep you and your business safe.

Supply Contracts – Understanding & Comparing The Fine Print

Supply contracts often seem confusing and complex to the average business owner, as they are full of legal and energy industry jargon. We review this language for you to ensure that there are no surprises in the contract. When shopping your electric or natural gas account, here are a few key clauses that are important [...]

Ohio Utilities Emergency and Customer Service Phone Numbers

If you have questions about your utility bill, smell gas, notice a downed power line, or suspect someone is trying to scam you, it’s important to know the right number to call. Emergencies Gas Leaks – If you smell natural gas or suspect a leak, evacuate the area before calling your local utility company’s emergency [...]