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Natural Gas

As the state’s designated voice for more than three million Ohio residential natural gas consumers, OCC advocates for safe and affordable natural gas service. OCC seeks to minimize the high, fixed monthly charges to consumers from natural gas utilities.

Featured Topics

How to Make Wise Energy Choices

Concerned about energy prices?

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Block the Knock

Rash decisions at the front door can cost you money.

Consumer Alert:
Duke Energy Rate Increase

Duke Energy wants the PUCO to approve rate hike, this time for natural gas distribution.

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Protecting At-Risk Consumers

OCC partners with advocates to call for consumer protections.

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Special Reconnect Order (SRO)

Assistance for utility customers (regardless of income) to reconnect or avoid service disconnection.

Available mid-Oct. to mid-April

Utility Service for Tenants (Submetering)

Tenants should understand how they will receive and pay for utility services before signing a lease agreement. 

Consumer Alert:
Dominion Energy asks the PUCO for a 30 percent rate increase

OCC says 'not so fast'

Related Issues

Establishing Electric and Natural Gas Service

Learn the steps involved in establishing electrical or natural gas service.

Utility-Provided Assistance Programs

Helps utility customers with payment assistance for electric, natural gas and/or water bills.

Disconnection & Reconnection

There is help if you struggle to pay electric and natural gas bills.

What You Need to Know About Utility Line Warranties

Information to consider when deciding whether to purchase a utility line warranty.

How to Avoid Utility-Related Scams and Fraud

Common utility-related scams, how to avoid being scammed, and where to report it.