Electric Resistance vs Natural Gas
Natural gas is often significantly more affordable that other forms of energy. Calculate your savings by entering the total number of kilowatt hours used in the last 12 months and the average price per kilowatt/hr that you paid, then select “Calculate” to see your potential savings!

Note: This calculator is intended to compare the cost of natural gas to other fuel sources and does not take into consideration the cost of installation, monthly facility fees or taxes/surcharges which may be associated and vary based on your service area. 


Number of kilowatt hours used for heating in the last 12 months
Average price per kilowatt hour of electricity in $USD (e.g. 0.00)

Annual cost of electricity
Equivalent therm of natural gas
Current price per therm of natural gas**
Estimated annual cost of natural gas
Estimated annual savings using natural gas
* The Natural Gas Conversion Calculator (“calculator”) is provided as a reference tool only and without warranties of any kind, either express or implied. Dakota Natural Gas makes no warranties or representations with respect to errors or omissions that may be contained in the calculator, the accuracy of the calculator contents, or that the calculator is virus-free. The risk of use of the calculator lies solely with the user. Dakota Natural Gas is not and will not be liable, under any circumstances, for any direct, indirect, special, incidental or consequential damages arising out of accessing, browsing, or using the calculator; or, for the inability to access, browse, or use the calculator.

**Based on an average therm/ccf rate for a heating season of a residential customer using 900 therms/year.


Stop turning down your thermostat to save money and make the switch from propane, fuel oil or electricity to natural gas.


Natural gas is more affordable and efficient.


Less energy is needed to keep you comfortable.


No more checking the tank or waiting on a delivery.

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Regardless of the weather, you can depend on natural gas.


Natural gas is the cleanest burning fossil fuel.