PUC Releases Winter Natural Gas Reliability Reports, Encourages Preparation for Winter
December 15, 2022
The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) released 2022 Winter Reliability Overview Reports from the state’s major natural gas distribution companies (NGDCs), along with a related Readiness Report from the Energy Association of Pennsylvania (EAP).
According to projections provided by EAP, home heating costs are expected to rise significantly over the winter, driven by an estimated 5-percent increase in consumption (for households that use natural gas as their primary heating fuel), along with a 28-percent rise in natural gas prices compared to last winter.
Additionally, all of Pen...