The links below provide background information you might find helpful for stories on natural gas supply and demand, industry outlooks, consumer energy conservation and more.
Alliant Energy can also arrange interviews with our natural gas experts - just contact our Media Relations team with your request.
Current market pricing
- American Gas Association: Natural Gas Market Indicators
- U.S. Department of Energy: Natural Gas Weekly Update
- U.S. Department of Energy: Energy Information Administration
- New York Mercantile Exchange
- Natural Gas Supply Association: Market Activity
Natural gas industry information
- Natural Gas Supply Association: Overview of Natural Gas
- Natural Gas Supply Association: From Wellhead to Burner Tip
- U.S. Energy Information Administration: Natural Gas Basics, Data & Statistics
Budget Billing Program
Balancing the budget can be a juggling act, but with Alliant Energy's Budget Billing averaged payment program, residential customers can spread heating and cooling costs over the entire year.
Energy assistance programs
If low-income customers are having trouble making ends meet, we'll arrange to help them make payments through our Hometown Care Energy Fund or federal assistance programs:
Hometown Care Energy Fund
Our generous customers and shareowners are helping neighbors in need stay warm by contributing to our heat fund for low-income families.
Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
This federally-funded program helps qualifying households with the costs of energy used for home heating and cooling.
The federally-funded weatherization program helps reduce the heating and cooling costs for low income families by improving the energy efficiency of their homes.
Natural gas industry overviews:
- All About Natural Gas - From the American Gas Association
- High Natural Gas Prices: The Basics - From the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
- Factors Affecting Natural Gas Prices - From the U.S. Energy Information Administration
Home energy efficiency brochures:
Natural gas safety guidelines:
- PowerHouse: Natural Gas Safety
- Gas Appliance Connector Safety - English version
- Gas Appliance Connector Safety - Spanish version
For more information If you have questions or need more information about natural gas prices or other utility industry issues, contact our Media Relations team.