Energy Dept: Heating Costs to Rise This Winter

Ad Feedback

Households across the U.S. can expect to pay higher heating costs this winter, according to the Energy Department.

The spike reflects an increase in the cost of heating oil, natural gas and propane.

Those using oil to heat their homes will see the biggest increase. Prices are expected to be nearly 10 percent higher than last year.
    
However, consumers using electric heat could see a decrease in their payments.

The Energy Department bases its estimates on predictions that this winter will be 2 percent warmer than last.

Log in or create an account to post a comment.  

CBN IS HERE FOR YOU!

Are you seeking answers in life? Are you hurting? Are you facing a difficult situation?

Find peace with God, discover more about God or send us your prayer request.

Call The 700 Club Prayer Center at 1 (800) 823-6053, 24 hours a day.

A caring friend will be there to pray with you in your time of need.

CBNNews.com

CBNNews.com

CBN News is a national/international, nonprofit news organization that provides programming by cable, satellite, and the Internet, 24-hours a day. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Google+.