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Natural gas prices in metro Atlanta are among the lowest they've been all year.
Georgia Natural Gas Providers release their rates in units called therms once a month. For September, Infinite Energy comes in the lowest at .49 per therm. Add in distribution fees and the average bill is $34.07 a month, $711 for the year according the Georgia Public Service Commission.
To decide whether to lock in a rate, take a look at your bills and see what rate you're paying. Also review your current contract to see if there are any charges for switching providers. Right now fixed rates are lower than variable rates in many cases.
GeorgiaGasAdvisor.com has a calculator that helps consumers figure out the best deal.
You can also compare rates of the various natural gas providers along with fees and the number of complaints they have received on the Georgia Public Service Commission's website.
In many cases, consumers who pay their bills on time will pay less to natural gas providers. Some companies charge higher customer service fees for people who have low credit scores.