First, it was the ice storm last month. This week, it’s the cold snap. Many North Texans turned up their thermostats — and kept them there. After mother nature’s bitter blast, residents like Bob Firth are already seeing higher heating bills.
You’ll probably notice an increase on your next electric bill. According to Oncor Electric, the charge is to recover the money the company spends on transmission lines and other equipment.
Do you remember those hot days last summer and the sound of the air-conditioner running almost non-stop? You might be surprised to learn that the hottest month might not equal the highest energy bill of the year.