Heating Options

Electricity is a good choice for home heating and hot water

Compared to oil and propane prices, electricity is currently competitive with propane, and our off peak electricity rate is competitive with oil prices. 

Electric Heat Can Save You Money 

Consider using energy-efficient electric heat to supplement your central heating system. A portable energy-efficient electric space heater or electric baseboard heat could warm select rooms allowing you to keep your main thermostat down while ensuring continued comfort.

Heat Smart: Make the Switch to Natural Gas

Natural gas is the smart choice for your home. It’s affordable and always there when you need it, heating your home comfortably. Natural gas supports the American economy since most of it comes from the USA, it’s cleaner and better for the environment due to fewer emissions than oil. Natural gas has so many uses, from heating and cooking to clothes drying, fireplaces and so much more.


  • How can I save on energy around my home?  
  • Does NYSEG offer energy efficiency programs?  
  • How can I save more on my air conditioning costs?  
  • Is it really beneficial for me to switch to LED or CFL light bulbs?