Cost of energy should be lower in Georgia this winter

The Georgia Public Service Commission reports that the U.S. Energy Information Administration predicts households heating primarily with natural gas will spend about 12 percent less than last year. It expects those heating with electricity to spend about 2 percent less.

The Public Service Commission says consumers should begin preparing now for the upcoming winter heating service by ensuring that their heating system is ready.

Consumers are urged to look into budget billing plans.

For more information, visit gapsc@psc.state.ga.us.