Gas, Heat Prices Expect to Jump This Winter

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As Americans continue to cook, do laundry and use more electricity at home amid the pandemic, utility bill prices are predicted to rise this winter – by at least 30%.

Even as residents work to lower electricity consumption, the cost to heat homes is going up. The Natural Gas Association told Good Morning America in a statement that while it does not expect shortages, “natural gas market prices are higher due to the economic recovery, strong natural gas demand from last winter, and slower than anticipated production.”

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