People of Northwest Public Radio
Wed April 18, 2012
As Gasoline Goes Up, Natural Gas Cheaper Than Ever
Originally published on Wed April 18, 2012 2:54 pm
At the same time gasoline prices are soaring, the cost of electricity is falling. The reason? Cheap and plentiful natural gas. A utility in Massachusetts has just sliced rates by 34 percent. Coming out of a recession, the lower electricity prices are quietly boosting the economy and providing some welcome savings to businesses and families.