CEO/GM Blog

February 2018

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Cold weather streak sets new energy peak; Connie Hooper retires after 27 years of service

By Sean J. Vanslyke

High Bills & Peak Load

What are a few things that happen when it gets really cold? Pipes freeze; skin dries out; and energy bills go up. Did you burn or use more propane, natural gas, firewood or electricity to heat your home in January? It seems like common sense that we use more energy, but there are many member-consumers who call and ask why their energy bill increased so much?