City Life

PGW’s Union Employees Oppose Sale

NewsWorks reports that the union which represents PGW’s employees will oppose selling the gas utility to a private owner.

City Life

Council to Nutter: Not So Quick on PGW Sale

Just because Mayor Nutter has made the deal doesn’t mean the City Council will ratify his $1.86 billion sale of Philadelphia Gas Works to a […]

Michael Nutter
City Life

City Agrees to Sell PGW for $1.86 Billion

On Monday morning, the Nutter Administration officially announced what had been floated last week: Connecticut firm UIL Holdings Corporation has been selected as the buyer […]

City Life

Connecticut Firm Reportedly Wins PGW Sale

The Daily News reports that a winning bidder has been selected in the sale of Philadelphia Gas Works by the city.

City Life

PGW Sale Could Make Philly An Energy Hub

Michael Krancer, Pennsylvania’s former Secretary of Environmental Protection, writes at Forbes that the city’s sale of PGW could transform Philadelphia into an “energy hub” in […]


Resident’s Video of His House Burning After South Philadelphia Gas Explosion On Thursday night, a gas explosion rocked Bancroft Street in South Philadelphia. The resident, Ron Talton, a manager at Chris’ Jazz Cafe on Sansom […]


Ramen Boy Has Gas Problems

  Meal Ticket has the story that PGW has knocked out the gas service to the just opened Ramen Boy. A skeptic might suggest this […]