Opt for Natural Gas – Save Money And Environment!

The worldwide demand for oil has increased tremendously over the years.  The recent onset of recession didn’t help the cause either. For our constant uncontrollable fuel needs, natural gas is thought to be an excellent cost effective alternative.

Natural gas is a versatile fossil. Reports suggest that the very hungry market has made their demand increase each year by around 6%. Interestingly, natural gas is also a source of generating electricity.

Nowadays, more than 60% of the households in the United States use natural gas as their main source of energy. The natural gas suppliers keep the gas flowing no matter what. Not only is it economical but it is also reliable and a convenient source of energy.

Clean Cities Alternative Fuel Price Report of January 2012 by the U.S department of energy indicates that compressed natural gas (CNG) has the lowest prices compared to the other fuel available such as the regular gasoline, diesel, ethanol, propane, bio diesel (B20) and bio diesel (B99, B100). All other fuels price ranged from $3.00 – $4.20 per gallon but the CNG just cost $2.13.

Besides being cost efficient, natural gas is readily available. Unlike the other fuels, it is generally free from any harmful emissions. Water heaters, hair dryers, barbecues, clothes dryers etc are some of the convenient natural gas appliances which are of popular demand these days.

A major advantage of switching on to natural gas is that in comparison to other fuels natural gas has 60-90% of fewer smog-producing pollutants. Green house gases affect the temperature of earth and natural gas guarantees about 30-40% less of greenhouse gas emissions. In short, following three points are a stimulator for choosing natural gas over other fuels:

  • Less expensive than gasoline
  • More productive
  • Safe and effective

Each one of us would be interested in saving money, by opting for natural gas one not only is saving some money but is also saving the environment from the probable environmental threats. Let us all contribute our bit in making our planet a better place to live in by opting for natural gas.

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