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Shop Natural Gas Rates in Akron Ohio

  • Written By: Rebecca Bridges
  • Edited By: Shannon Bedrich

  • Looking for the cheapest natural gas rates for your home in Akron Ohio? That’s a smart move.

    The utility in Akron is Columbia Gas of Ohio but natural gas in Akron is deregulated. So you can compare rates apples to apples to find the best price for your natural gas.

    Natural gas prices are on the rise across the country. And utility rates have been climbing. Shopping for natural gas in Akron is easy. And it lets you lock in a low fixed rate instead of taking the utility’s monthly rate.

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    How to Find the Cheapest Natural Gas Prices in Akron

    Here’s are the steps to find the natural gas plan with the best rates.

    Time needed: 10 minutes

    How to shop for natural gas plans in Akron

    1. Get a copy of your most recent gas bill.

      You’ll need this for 2 reasons. First, you’ll need your account number on the front of the bill. Second, you’ll want to confirm if you have a current supply contract.

    2. Enter your zip code.

      Enter your zip code in our natural gas comparison site to view current natural gas rates in Akron.

    3. Select “Fixed Rate” for the type of plan.

      Always look for a fixed rate plan for your natural gas. Variable rates can change monthly with no upper cap. And introductory rates usually go sky high after 3 months.

    4. Compare the price per CCF.

      Look at the price per CCF. That’s how much you will pay per unit of gas. Select the cheapest available natural gas plan.

    5. Complete your enrollment.

      Complete your enrollment for the natural gas plan you have selected.

    FAQs About Natural Gas in Akron

    What is the natural gas utility company in Akron?

    The natural gas utility company in Akron is Columbia Gas of Ohio. Natural gas in Akron is deregulated. That means you have a choice of your natural gas supplier in Akron.

    Choice 1: You can stay with Columbia Gas of Ohio supply your natural gas. You’ll pay the Standard Choice Offer (SCO). Your price will change every month.

    Choice 2: Shop for a gas supplier in the list of Ohio natural gas companies. When you pick a supplier, you can get a fixed rate plan. That protects you from rate changes and gives you more stability.

    What’s the average natural gas bill in Akron?

    The average home in Akron uses 1510 CCF of natural gas annually, based on data from Columbia Gas of Ohio. The average monthly natural gas usage is 140 CCF. The average price for natural gas in Ohio varies depending on supplier.

    Can you go green with natural gas in Akron Ohio?

    Yes. The Ohio Natural Gas Greener Life plan includes carbon offsets equivalent to the natural gas you burn in your home. It’s a great way to make the environment more healthy.

    How do people in Ohio heat their homes?

    Around 66% of Ohio homes use natural gas for their heat. Another 22% use electricity, with the remainder using propane, wood or heating oil.

    How can I budget for my natural gas bill?

    Choose a supplier for your natural gas and lock in a fixed rate gas plan. Then download your usage history from the utility website. Then multiply your fixed rate per CCF times your usage each month. That way you can plan ahead. Your winter utility costs, from December to March, will be around half of your annual cost.

    About Rebecca Bridges

    Rebecca Bridges has worked in deregulated energy markets since 2001. As chief marketing officer for NaturalGasPlans, she focuses on energy efficiency tips and helping consumers pick the best natural gas plan for their home. Outside of work, Rebecca uses her marketing experience to support dog rescue and can often be found hiking or biking local trails.

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