Jan Ellen Spiegel http://wshu.org en Cold snap leads to spike in natural gas prices and increased fossil fuels for electricity http://wshu.org/post/cold-snap-leads-spike-natural-gas-prices-and-increased-fossil-fuels-electricity <p>Frigid cold temperatures this week &nbsp;means a lot of folks are cranking&nbsp; up the thermostats in their homes. And it turns out one result of that has been a spike in the cost of natural gas, and an increase in the amount of oil and oil used for electricity generation. Jan Ellen Spiegel of the Connecticut Mirror explained what’s happening to WSHU’s Mark Herz.</p><p> Read Jan Ellen Spiegel's story in the Connecticut Mirror <a href="http://www.ctmirror.org/story/2014/01/06/frigid-spell-diverts-natural-gas-new-englands-power-grid">here</a>.</p><p></p> Wed, 08 Jan 2014 02:47:37 +0000 Mark Herz & Jan Ellen Spiegel 10979 at http://wshu.org