NIPSCO gas customers can expect their overall bills during this year’s winter heating season to be slightly higher when compared to last year.
That’s assuming normal winter weather and usage. The utility says the average homeowner using the can expect to pay around $425, compared to $400, last year, from November to March.
They say the increase is largely due to the higher overall cost of natural gas – though the commodity cost remains near historic lows.
Customers with financial difficulties, including those impacted by the pandemic, are encouraged to call NIPSCO’s Customer Care Center as soon as possible atl 1-800-4-NIPSCO (1-800-464-7726) to discuss payment plans and options.