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Texans face skyrocketing home energy bills as the state exports more natural gas than ever

The cost of electricity in Texas is tightly tied to the price of natural gas, which has more than doubled since Russia invaded Ukraine in late February.

An operational pumpjack neighbors a trailer home in Gardendale on Sunday, Feb. 6, 2022.

What’s driving electricity and gas bills higher?

How long will Texans see higher utility bills?

Is the price of natural gas the only cause?

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