|What types of rate plans will I find on this web site?
|The rates are compared in three categories: Senior Citizen Rate Plans (fixed and variable),
Variable Rate Plans, and Fixed Rate Plans. Generally, the accountholder should be a recipient
of Atlanta Gas Light Company's senior citizens' discount to qualify for a senior rate plan.
However, there are a few marketers that offer senior rate plans based upon different
requirements. Ask your marketer what its requirements are to qualify for its senior rate plans.
|How do I use these price charts?
|Formulas and definitions are included to help consumers understand how certain calculations
are computed, such as those that appear in the "apples-to-apples" column, or to explain the
meaning of certain terms.
|How do I find prices from previous months?
|Links to previously published pricing charts dating back to July 2000, when the chart was
first published, are shown in the table below. A monthly link is provided for pricing charts
appearing for the current year; while a yearly link is provided in the table on the lower
left for previous years. When you click on a yearly link, it reveals monthly pricing charts
that were published during that particular year.
|What is a variable rate plan?
|On a variable rate plan, the price per therm can change from month to month depending on market
conditions. Some marketers may offer different variable rates depending on a customer's
|What is a fixed rate plan?
|A fixed rate plan allows you to contract with your marketer for natural gas to be billed at
the same cents-per-therm for a specified period of time (usually 12 months) and the same
customer service charge. A termination/cancellation fee may be assessed if a consumer breaks
the contract before the plan's term expires. This fee does not, generally, exceed $100. Written
notification nearing the expiration of the fixed rate plan is provided which includes the
price-per-therm for the new period, as well as explain options that may be available, including
switching to another marketer.