As Temperatures Plunge, Heating Costs Rise -- but Help Is Available to Keep the Heat on at Home

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As Temperatures Plunge, Heating Costs Rise -- but Help Is Available to Keep the Heat on at Home

Home heating costs are expected to increase this winter. (Image courtesy of WWMT/MGN Graphics)

Home heating costs are expected to increase this winter. (Image courtesy of WWMT/MGN Graphics)

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As temperatures plunge, #HeatingCosts rise -- but help is available to keep the heat on at home http://bit.ly/2CdxrHv @ConsumersEnergy #Winter #Energy
Tuesday, January 2, 2018 - 10:35am

Temperatures plunged across the Midwest this week, and if the bitter cold isn't bad enough, energy costs are rising. Bigger bills are expected to show up in January and already, 90,000 Consumer Energy customers are behind on their heating bill payments.

So Newschannel 3's Rachel Glaser went searching for ways to rein in those heating bills.

Read the full article here.

For safety tips and ways to reduce energy use and costs in frigid weather, visit the Consumers Energy website: www.ConsumersEnergy.com/coldweather

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