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Beat Fall’s Tune-Up “Rush”

June 9, 2015

Beat Fall’s Tune-Up “Rush” We know you’re not thinking about your heating system right now, but summertime is the best time for your annual preventative maintenance tune-up. It’s much easier to schedule now. You can get an …

How to Save Money This Spring

May 15, 2015

How to Save Money This Spring Spring has arrived at last, with the long-awaited warmer season finally here. While we all look forward to these days, none of us want higher energy bills. Whether you are running …

Perspectives on Protecting your Fuel Price

April 2, 2015

Perspectives on Protecting your Fuel Price For about 20 years now, Westmore Fuel has offered our customers insurance against price uncertainty by giving them the option to either fix or cap their fuel price for the …

We’re Here for You Even When the Going Gets Tough

March 2, 2015

We’re Here for You Even When the Going Gets Tough If you made it through the winter thus far without worrying about losing your heat, then we are doing our job right. Looking ahead, we’re all …

Power Prices Surge on Higher Natural Gas

February 20, 2015

Power Prices Surge on Higher Natural Gas Prices Electric ratepayers in the Boston and New York City markets are paying more for electricity due to increasing natural gas prices, and some power generators are switching from …

Energy Saving Tips for Cold Weather

February 5, 2015

Energy Saving Tips for Cold Weather For many people, cold weather always means high heating bills – especially if you have an older, less efficient furnace or boiler. (If your heating system is more than 15 …

Natural Gas Pollution Becomes Visible

December 31, 2014

Natural Gas Pollution Becomes Visible Out of sight, out of mind. This certainly applies to emissions of methane, the primary ingredient in natural gas, according to a recent blog post by the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF). A …

Vote Opens Door for Biodiesel Innovation in Heating Oil

December 15, 2014

Vote Opens Door for Biodiesel Innovation in Heating Oil ASTM International, an organization which sets industry consensus standards for fuels and lubricants, has voted to approve performance specifications for blends up to 20 percent biodiesel with …

Electric Rates to Rise 26% Because of Natural Gas

November 12, 2014

Electric Rates to Rise 26% Because of Natural Gas The cost of a kilowatt hour will jump 26 percent for Connecticut Light & Power's residential customers starting next year. The unwelcome spike in electricity generation prices is …

It’s Time to Address Natural Gas Leaks

October 30, 2014

It’s Time to Address Natural Gas Leaks According to a recent investigative report by USA Today, at least 135 people have died and 600 people have been injured in the past decade—either by natural gas pipeline …