Prepare Now for Winter Energy Costs

Prepare Now for winter energy costs.  Learn more about conservation.  Check you electric and natural gas bills and supplier contracts.  Use PAPowerSwitch to shop for electric service and PAGasSwitch to shop for natural gas service.  Look into programs that help low-income customers maintain service.


Fact Sheets and Brochures

Prepare Now Fact Sheet - Spanish Version - Easy ways to save energy and money this winter.

Home Heating Safety Tips - Information on how to safely heat your home.

General Conservation Tips - Information on where to conserve around the house.

Need Help Staying Warm this Heating Season - Spanish Version - Information on where help is available.

Responsible Utility Consumer Protection Act (Chapter 14) Fact Sheet - Spanish Version - Explanation of the changes to the rules that apply to cash deposits; reconnection of service; termination of service; payment arrangements and the filing of termination complaints by electric, gas and water consumers.

Utility CEO Prepare Now Letters

On Oct. 30, 2019, the PUC sent a letter signed by all five PUC Commissioners to electric and natural gas utilities under the PUCs jurisdiction asking the utilities to join the PUC in reaching out and educating consumers. The letter contained specific suggestions as to how the utilities can help and urged the utilities to take extra steps to help consumers Prepare Now for the higher costs of winter heating. The utilities were asked to respond with any plans they will be putting into place. 

Letter - The PUC Commissioners' letter to Utility CEOs concerning this winter's Prepare Now Campaign.