Heating oil costs are up — and that's bad news for the Northeast

Dec 12, 2022
In New England and other northeastern states where heating oil is a common fuel, it's going to cost more to stay warm this winter.
Staying warm in the winter is going to become more expensive, especially in the Northeast.
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A cold winter's coming, while heating fuel prices are at multiyear highs

Oct 25, 2021
A lot of people may be facing energy insecurity, or the "heat or eat dilemma" that already affects 1 in 3 households, one expert says.
The price of propane is at a multiyear high and is likely to stay that way through the winter. Above, propane is delivered to a Clinton, Wisconsin, farmhouse in 2014.
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Those who heat homes with oil welcome price drop

Jan 28, 2016
But lower home heating oil prices may also slow the conversion to other fuels
Home heating oil delivery driver Andy Kane fills the tank at a Connecticut home. 
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Falling oil won't mean huge savings on home heating

Nov 20, 2014
Winter has got an early grip on the country.
A woman bundles up against the cold. Cold temperatures are already striking hard in the midwest and northeast parts of the country.
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The lingering effect of last year's tough winter

Oct 13, 2014
The U.S. Energy Department says heating costs are likely to be less this winter.

Montpelier, Vermont, gets into the utility business

Sep 10, 2012
The tiny capital of Montpelier will refurbish the wood-fired heating plant its uses for the State House, then sell excess heat to nearby buildings.

For public good, not for profit.

DIY Energy Audit: Heating and Cooling Systems

Jul 30, 2010
That perfect room temperature can be hard to agree on, and, depending on your location, even harder to pay for. In most places in the country,...

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