Winter heating costs rise in Preston

Find out how much Preston heating bills may go up this winter (and what you can do about it!).

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Winter Heating in Preston rises from $1,153.14 last year to $1,541.14 this winter!

This winter, heating expenditures in Preston are expected to increase to around $256.86 each month or an average of $1,541.14 for the whole season . Compare this to an average of $192.19 last winter or $1,153.14 for the season. The average Preston resident can expect to pay about $64.67 more per month or $388 more this season.

Preston Heating Costs by Fuel Type

The averages above take into account the different heat sources used in Preston dwelling. The fuel type used to warm your home affects the price you pay. Let's look at Preston heating bills based on fuel type.

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Preston Electric bills increase by $127.99

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Electricity heated homes will pay an average of $127.99 more this winter season. At least 224 Preston homes will be affected by the increase

How much will the average Preston household spend on electric heating bills this winter?

Electric heating will cost one thousand four hundred thirty-nine dollars sixty cents ($1,439.60) in Preston this year, that's an average of $two hundred thirty-nine dollars ninety-three cents ($239.93) per winter month. This is in comparison to one thousand three hundred eleven dollars sixty-one cents ($1,311.61) last winter. That's a one hundred twenty-seven dollars ninety-nine cents ($127.99).

Preston Fuel Oil bills increase by $414.47

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Fuel oil heated homes will pay an average of $414.47 more this winter season. At least 1261 Preston homes will be affected by the increase

How much will the average Preston household spend on fuel oil heating bills this winter?

Fuel oil heating will cost one thousand five hundred forty-eight dollars eleven cents ($1,548.11) in Preston this year, that's an average of $two hundred fifty-eight dollars two cents ($258.02) per winter month. This is in comparison to one thousand one hundred thirty-three dollars sixty-four cents ($1133.64) last winter. That's a four hundred fourteen dollars forty-seven cents ($414.47).

Preston Natural Gas bills increase by $653.96

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Electricity heated homes will pay an average of $653.96 more this winter season. At least 77 Preston homes will be affected by the increase

How much will the average Preston home spend on natural gas heating bills this winter?

Natural Gas heating will cost one thousand three hundred thirty-six dollars eight cents ($1,336.08) in Preston this year, that's an average of $two hundred twenty-two dollars sixty-eight cents ($222.68) per winter month. This is in comparison to six hundred eighty-two dollars twelve cents ($682.12) last winter. That's a six hundred fifty-three dollars ninety-six cents ($653.96).

Preston Propane bills increase by $355.59

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Electricity heated homes will pay an average of $355.59 more this winter season. At least 99 Preston homes will be affected by the increase

How much will the average Preston home spend on propane heating bills this winter?

Propane heating will cost one thousand eight hundred forty dollars seventy-seven cents ($1,840.77) in Preston this year, that's an average of $three hundred six dollars seventy-nine cents ($306.79) per winter month. This is in comparison to one thousand three hundred eleven dollars sixty-one cents ($1,485.18) last winter. That's a one hundred twenty-seven dollars ninety-nine cents ($355.59).

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This winter, energy efficient Preston households will save about $148.03 and $639.93.

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Preston homes using electricity as their primary heating fuel that perform energy efficiency upgrades may expect to save between $402.79 and $639.93. That's between $67.13 and $106.65 each month!

In other words, more efficient electrically heated homes pay only $1,036.81 and the most efficient pay around $799.68 instead of about $1,439.60 for the entire winter season.

Preston homes that use natural gas as their primary heating fuel that perform energy efficiency upgrades may expect to save between $148.03 and $296.91 just in this winter season. That's between $24.67 and $49.48 each month!

In other words, more efficient natural gas heated homes pay only $1,188.05 and the most efficient pay around $1,039.17 instead of about $1,336.08 for the entire winter season.

(Based on Eversource Energy Calculator and Consumption & Price Data from the Energy Information administration)

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The data provided on this page is a set of estimates in order to provide to the best of our ability predictions as to what prices may look like in your city. There may be differences between what you see here and your actual bills. Though we do our best to constantly update and improve our predictive methods, the tool and data provided does not constitute legal or financial advice and we provide no warranties as to its accuracy. Please also conduct further research and consult your utility for details on your specific utility usage.

Next data update: March 25th 2022

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