Switching from electricity to natural gas

When compared with other fuels, natural gas is usually the most economical choice. Replacing your electric appliances with natural gas may result in big savings on your energy bill.

  Annual electric cost (average) Annual gas cost (average) Annual savings
Furnace* $1,350 $432 $918
Water heater $410 $175 $235
Clothes dryer $108 $35 $73
Range $108 $23 $85

* Average based on heating months (Oct-March).


  1. Based on average year-round residential customer.
  2. Based on actual 2020 WPS electric and gas rates.
  3. Water temperature set at 125°; furnace set at 70°.
  4. Average equipment efficiencies: 95% Furnace, 85% Water Heater.

Why most customers choose natural gas

Natural gas is one of the most versatile, dependable sources of energy available. Find out more about the value of natural gas.