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About Natural Gas

You’ve Made a Good Choice
Energy choices are all around us, and you’ve made a good choice with Piedmont Natural Gas. Natural gas is kind to the environment, and it’s clean, efficient and abundant.

FACT
Nearly 90 percent of the energy produced through natural gas is delivered to homes and businesses for use with natural gas appliances. (Compare to electricity at 30 percent!)

FACT
Less than one-third of the primary energy involved in producing electricity is delivered to homes and businesses for use with electrical appliances.

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More Facts about Natural Gas
(Source: American Gas Association)

Natural gas is a solution to multiple problems including smog, acid rain and greenhouse gas emissions    

  • The natural gas pipeline delivery system has an outstanding safety record
  • Ninety-nine percent of the natural gas we use in the United States comes from North America
  • Most (88 percent) of the natural gas consumed in the United States is produced in the United States
  • Natural gas supplies nearly one-fourth (24 percent) of all of the energy used in the United States
  • Use of natural gas will increase 20 percent by 2030, according to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)
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