SD PUC issues warning about rapidly rising natural gas prices

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10-7-21

PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX-AM) — The South Dakota Public Utilities Commission has issued a warning about rapidly rising natural gas prices, telling
consumers to prepare now.

Tom Glanzer with Northwestern Energy, says several factors are forcing natural gas prices up:

Glanzer says it’s a worldwide issue:

Glanzer says as the economy recovers from the pandemic, the demand for natural gas is surging:

Natural gas costs could be double what they were a year ago.