Well, you've got relatively expensive electricity. I ran the numbers in upstate NY and concluded that electricity was on par with gas, and electricity is actually getting cheaper here; meanwhile, natural gas is getting more expensive *VERY* quickly, for whatever reason. (We discussed the curious contrary trends of electricity prices rising in Ontario and dropping in upstate NY a while back.) I recently replaced my gas dryer with an electric one, and I appear to be spending the same amount of money. I guess what I'm saying is I wouldn't expect gas to *stay* cheaper, so I would leave the dryer circuit in place for the future. Gas is just much easier to use for a range, however; electric is finickier. You'll probably enjoy that change if you cook.