In case you missed it, the US Energy Information Administration has published a Winter Fuels Outlook. Highlights include:
EIA expects higher prices (rate) this winter for homes that heat with natural gas and electricity. Propane and home heating oil prices are expected to be lower than last winter. Projected changes in average U.S. household expenditures from last winter are: 5% lower for homes that heat primarily with natural gas, 15% lower for heating oil; 27% lower for propane, 2% lower for electricity. The total expenditure estimates are based on both the expected change in prices and weather comparing this winter to last winter.
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