Colorado seeks comment on climate plan that may increase natural gas bills
(Denver, Colo.) State regulators this week will take public comments on a plan requiring natural gas utilities to reduce greenhouse gas emissions at a time when high energy costs are top of mind for many residents amid a global natural gas shortage.
Denver residents see a 37% spike in Xcel energy bills and they're about to go up again
Woman surprised when looking at utility bills.Maya/Getty Images (Canva Pro license.) If you are one of the thousands of Denver residents who saw a massive spike in your January Xcel utility bill, you are not alone. Due to a recent spike in the price of natural gas, some Colorado residents report that their January Xcel bill was 37% higher than the previous bill for December. For many Denver households, that works out to an increase of $100 or more per month in heating costs alone.
Natural gas shortage drives up Coloradans' winter energy bills
(Across Colorado) Coloradans are likely to see sharply higher energy bills this winter despite the recent warm temperatures as global demand for natural gas outstrips supply. The Colorado Public Utilities Commission has been gathering information since November about potential customer bill increases.