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Coloradans starting to see double-digit hikes in their gas utility bills

Colorado consumers are seeing double-digit jumps in their gas utility bills this fall as providers pass on the cost of steep natural gas inflation, and the Public Utilities Commission and consumer advocates warn that a “stack” of other add-on charges are too much for customers. Rising gas charges will push the average Xcel consumer’s cost […]

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Colorado AG asks federal regulators to probe traders’ “windfall” gas profits from February cold snap

The 290,000 Colorado customers of Black Hills Energy could face up to $552 in surcharges over two years to pay for fuel-price surges during the Presidents Day weekend record cold snap, according to new filings with the state Public Utilities Commission.  Attorney General Phil Weiser, meanwhile, called on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to investigate […]