UPDATE: Residents enrolled in the natural gas aggregation program should have
received a letter from Duke Energy notifying you IGS Energy will no longer be
the aggregation’s supplier. This comes
as a result of the City’s decision to not renew the natural gas agreement with
IGS Energy upon its expiration in October 2016.
Your natural gas supplier will now revert back to Duke Energy.
The City has determined it in the
best interest of residents to discontinue the natural gas aggregation program
at this time. The goal of the
aggregation program has always been to locate the best possible rate and
supplier for the residents of Springdale. Working with a consortium of other local
governments as we have done previously for the aggregation program, the City
sought competitive proposals from natural gas suppliers in advance of the
expiration of the agreement with IGS Energy.
Unfortunately, the rate proposals received were not favorable in
comparison to the rates being offered by Duke Energy.
The City’s certificate with the
Ohio Public Utilities Commission remains active until February 2018. If we are able to locate a lucrative rate and
reach an agreement with the supplier, we have the ability to re-establish the
natural gas aggregation program.
Although the City is not entering
into an agreement with an alternative energy supplier for the natural gas
aggregation program, residents are still able to enter into an agreement with a
supplier of their choosing. As always,
we encourage residents to be fully aware of the terms and conditions of any
agreement they choose to enter.
If you were part of the City’s natural gas aggregation program, you will not be charged a $4.00 switching fee since you
are returning from a community-sponsored governmental aggregation program.