Gas price hike comes down to accounting
Warm winter and spring caused Enstar to overestimate gas demand, leaving a deficit in utility’s gas purchase, sale balance
Customers of Enstar Natural Gas Co., the main Southcentral Alaska gas utility, may be shocked to see an increase from $4.45 to $7.67 per thousand cubic feet in the cost of the gas that they use, starting on July 1. But this apparent price hike results essentially from unexpectedly warm winter weathe....
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