Electric Bills Soar 60 to 100% Due to Harsh Winter
The Benton PUD say's electricity consumption is up a staggering 60 to 100 % due to the extreme and extended winter weather in the Columbia Basin!
My bill was a record $286 dollars for the month of January and I expect it to remain high in February as well.
The PUD suggests lowering your thermostat at night and bundling up with blankets over night. Also check and change those furnace filters!