March 8, 2021


7 quick tips to save money on your gas, electric and water bills right now

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The average family spends about $126.65 per month on their electric bill. That adds up to more than $1,500 per year. And when money is tight, reducing your electricity bill is one of the quickest ways to save each month. But if you’re like many people, you’re not sure how to do that. After all, we all have to use electricity, right? We’ve rounded up a few of the best free ways to reduce energy consumption and save money on your electric bill right now (as well as a couple of bonus tips to save on gas and

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Gas headed up, stocks headed down

GasBuddy says gasoline prices at the pump may climb past $3 a gallon by Memorial Day, following a decision by OPEC and its allies to keep production curbs in place through April. The national average for regular unleaded hasn’t topped $3 since Oct. 2014. News of the production curbs sent oil prices rallying yesterday to their highest level since April of 2019. This morning, crude is trading around $65 a barrel.

 U.S. travel demand remains low even as tens of millions of people get vaccinated for Covid-19, with just 12% planning a spring break trip this year. The U.S. Travel

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Natural Gas Battles Local Climate Efforts : NPR

Tyler Hollon, who works for a construction company in Utah, says eliminating natural gas from apartment buildings can reduce costs. Hollon’s company now shares its designs and budgets with other builders. “The reason we’re giving it away is to clean up the air,” Hollon says. “We want everybody to do it. It’s everybody’s air that we’re all breathing. Makes my mountain bike ride that much easier.”

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Facing the rising threat of wildfire and extreme drought, Flagstaff, Ariz., unveiled an ambitious effort two years ago to cut the heat-trapping

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AOG shutting off natural gas to some businesses with little warning

Arkansas Oklahoma Gas Corp. (AOG) is shutting off gas supplies to some businesses with little notice.AOG is experiencing cuts to its gas supply from its providers, a news release from the company said. Those providers indicate the gas supply will be decreased by a third.It also shut down its CNG stations in the Fort Smith area.”Unfortunately, we’ve been notified that our gas supply is being reduced due to circumstances beyond our control,” Fred Kirkwood, Chief Customer Office, was quoted as saying in a news release.”In order to do everything possible to preserve gas access to our most critical customers including … Read More