Oil Vs. Natural Gas | National Grid
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Storm Alert

Weather forecasts are calling for heavy rain, thunderstorms, gusty winds, and the potential for flash flooding in Massachusetts today. National Grid is prepared and we urge you to be safe and ready, too. It is a good idea to always keep several working flashlights and an extra supply of batteries in your home. We also recommend charging mobile devices prior to the storm so you can stay connected in the event of a power outage.

Compare and clean up.

Heating with natural gas is typically more affordable than heating with oil or propane. Not only that, but today’s natural gas furnaces have higher heating efficiency, so they may reduce your carbon emissions along with your energy bills. Use the chart below to get “per gallon” estimates of natural gas versus other heating fuels.