Residential Natural Gas Rates

MGE provides reliable natural gas service at competitive prices. The Public Service Commission of Wisconsin (PSCW) granted MGE's request to freeze its current natural gas and electric rates at current prices through 2014. For more information, visit

This is a summary of our residential natural gas service rates authorized by the PSCW by order in Docket 3270-UR-118 effective January 1, 2013.

Your bill may include gas use from a month or months prior to the month these rates become effective. If this occurs, your rates will be a blend of rates that were in effect in the months covered by your bill.

Your bill will include:

  • Distribution Service charges.
  • Firm Gas Sales Service charges.
Residential Distribution Service (RD-1)
Customer charge, per day $0.4000
Distribution service, per therm $0.2739


Firm Gas Sales Service (FS-1)
Administrative charge, per therm $0.0300
Natural gas service, per therm
(Varies monthly with the cost to purchase gas supply.)
*Effective for service rendered on and after December 1, 2014.


Monthly Price (combining the above rates)



Total Per-Day

Total Per-Therm Charge
RD-1 FS-1 $0.4000 $0.9106
RD-1: Distribution rate for residential customers.
FS-1: Supply rate for customers receiving firm gas supply service.


Residential Lifeline Distribution Service (RD-2) - Closed
This rate is not available to additional customers
Customer charge, per day $0.4000
Distribution service:
  • Summer (April 1 through Oct. 31), per therm
  • Winter (Nov. 1 through March 31), per therm

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