Hot weather is increasing electricity usage and that, coupled with the rising cost of fuel needed to generate that electricity, will likely lead to higher-than-normal power bills for many households this summer.
June and July have brought record-breaking heat, and that means we need more electricity to keep our homes comfortable than we did at this time last year.
Meanwhile, higher fuel costs, especially the cost of natural gas, are reflected in the fuel charges built into the price we pay for energy. Together, these two factors are expected to increase power bills for the next few months.
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