In a news release posted in late January, the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) warned Ohio’s energy consumers to remain cognizant of their energy use during the forecasted extreme winter weather.
Harsh winter cold this season has pushed demand for electricity and natural gas to record-setting levels. With the cold temperatures in the forecast this week, energy demand is expected to reach its peak mid-week as overnight temperatures will fall below zero degrees Fahrenheit.
The PUCO is warning customers to be aware of their energy use and its impact on their energy bills. Customers with high demand for both electricity and natural gas will most definitely see an increase in their utility bills.