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Shop For New York Electricity Rates and Natural Gas Prices on Supply

During the 1990s, New York State opened its electric and natural gas industries to competition. With these changes in the energy market, New Yorkers have the ability to shop around for various energy companies, supply rates and offers to find what works best for their energy needs. An advantage of the New York energy market model is that consumers have the option to continue to purchase energy from their utility or they can opt to purchase a competitive supply plan from an energy services company, or ESCO. Energy customers typically switch to New York ESCOs due to factors such as competitive pricing, innovative products, customer service and more.

Are there electricity and gas companies in NYC that offer supply plans?

There are many New York State gas and electric utility companies operating in the state and are open to ESCO's energy supply plans:

Looking for more ESCO energy information?

With so many New York ESCOs and offers to choose from, you might be unsure of how to decide on a suitable energy solution for your home or business in NYC or another part of the state. To help customers shop for New York electricity rates and natural gas rates on supply, we've taken the time to prepare helpful resources to assist individuals in understanding their options and making an informed energy decision. For more information, learn about your power to choose and the importance of energy choice.

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Find out more information on New York electricity rates and natural gas prices

New Yorkers have the power to choose from competitive electricity and natural gas prices for supply. With energy choice, residents and business owners within the Empire State benefit from differing energy supply rates offered by competing New York ESCOs. People now have the power to choose an ESCO and pay electricity and natural gas supply rates other than those offered by electric and natural gas utility companies in NYC.

When you exercise your power to choose, some initial research is required to determine which ESCO and supply rate will work best for your energy needs. Across the state, you might find that different supply rate offers vary in different areas due to location. Although pricing might vary from Rochester to Long Island, many New Yorkers have already made the switch and no longer pay New York electricity rates and natural gas supply rates charged by utilities.

Once you have more background on New York ESCOs in your area, figuring out which natural gas and electric solution to choose is easier than you might expect. SaveOnEnergy.comĀ® helps residents and business owners compare plans with a tool that lists pre-screened and pre-qualified supply offers from alternative electric and gas companies in NYC and throughout the state. In your area, there might even be New York ESCOs that offer both natural gas and electricity supply, giving you the convenience of working with a single company.

Not sure how to choose an ESCO energy plan? It truly depends on what you value most in a company. Most customers choose based on qualities such as customer service, innovative products, green initiatives, low supply rates and more. On the SaveOnEnergy.com database, all you have to do is enter your ZIP code to find the most suitable natural gas prices and electric supply rates for your home or business. You can also call in today to talk to one of our energy representatives!

Utility contact information for New York retail energy companies

If you decide an ESCO supply plan is the best choice for your situation, you'll still have communication with your utility company. The New York State Public Service Commission (PSC) requires that utilities continue to deliver energy to customer homes and businesses. Also, your utility company is responsible for making any repairs and responding to power outages or any energy emergencies. Use the following contact information accordingly.

Central Hudson Gas and Electric Corporation
Power outage: 1-845-452-2700
Gas emergency: 1-800-942-8274
Customer service: 1-800-527-2714

Consolidated Edison

Corning Natural Gas Corporation
Emergency hotline: 1-607-936-3755
Customer service in Addison: 1-800-834-2134
Customer service in Corning: 1-607-936-3755

National Grid
24-hour gas and carbon monoxide emergency hotline: 1-800-111-999
Power outage: 1-800-867-5222
Gas emergency in Metro NY: 1-718-643-4050
Gas emergency in Upstate NY: 1-800-892-2345
Gas emergency in Long Island: 1-800-490-0045
Customer service: 1-800-322-3223

Long Island Power Authority
Emergency hotline: 1-800-490-0075
Customer service: 1-800-490-0025

National Fuel Gas Distribution Corporation
Emergency hotline: 1-800-444-3130
Customer service in Buffalo: 1-716-686-6123
Customer service outside Buffalo: 1-800-365-3234

New York State Electric and Gas (NYSEG) Corporation
Gas emergency: 1-800-572-1121
Power outage: 1-800-572-1131
Customer service: 1-800-572-1111

Orange and Rockland Utilities
Gas emergency: 1-800-533-5325
Power outage: 1-877-434-4100
Customer Service: 1-877-434-4100

Rochester Gas and Electric Corporation
Gas emergency: 1-800-743-1702
Power outage: 1-800-473-1701
Customer service: 1-800-743-2110

St. Lawrence Gas Company

Updated: 9-18-15.

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