CHICAGO (CBS) — With colder weather approaching, it’s time to think about heating your home.
The Citizens Utility Board has a warning if you’re thinking of switching to one of the alternative natural gas suppliers.
CUB’s Jim Chilsen says you might want to think twice before going with an alternative gas company.
He says CUB’s Gas Market Monitor looked at 9,000 plans and found 94 percent of them were “money losers.”
Chilsen says, “Chicago area utility prices [for People’s Gas, North Shore Gas and NiCor], right now this month, are at their lowest point in nearly 15 years.