Note that the prices that OEP publishes are averages and therefore might be different than your local price. For more information about how prices can be affected by various factors, visit our Deliverable Fuels Pricing page. For information on how prices are collected, please see the Notes below as well as the EIA's Explanatory Notes and Frequently Asked Questions for the SHOPP program.
Fuel Oil, Propane and Kerosene values are provided weekly from the first Monday in October until the end of March, and monthly during the remainder of the year. Natural Gas and Electricity values are updated monthly and Wood Pellets and Cord Wood values are updated quarterly.
For additional information, please see the US Energy Information Administration's Winter Heating Fuels page.
|Fuel Type||Price/Unit||Heat Content
Per Unit (BTU)
|Price Per Million BTU
(See Note 1)
|Fuel Oil (#2)||$2.21/Gallon||138,690||$15.94|
|Natural Gas 1st Tier (<20 Therms) (see Note 2)||$0.82/Therm||100,000||$8.22|
|Natural Gas 2nd Tier (>20 Therms) (see Note 2)||$0.76/Therm||100,000||$7.62|
|Wood (Bulk Delivered Pellets) (see Note 3)||$251.38/Ton||16,500,000||$15.24|
|Wood (Cord) (see Note 4)||$325/Cord||20,000,000||$16.25|
|Electricity (see Note 2)||$0.14/kwh||3,412||$40.82|
How do current fuel prices compare with past prices in New Hampshire? See the PDFs below for trend graphs.
Long-term: NH 15-Year Heating Price Trend (October 2000 to March 2015) Chart
Mid-Term: NH 18-month Heating Price Trend (October 2013 to March 2015) Chart
Short-Term: NH Winter of 2015, by week (January 12, 2015 to March 30, 2015) Chart
The Office of Energy and Planning does not project or estimate future energy prices. The US Energy Information Administration provides a number of forecasts and analyses of energy prices, including their monthly Short Term Energy Outlook and Winter Fuels Outlook.
Portable Document Format (.pdf). Visit nh.gov for a list of free .pdf readers for a variety of operating systems.
Comma Separated Values (.csv) format. Visit nh.gov for a list of free .csv reader/import programs for different operating systems.
Microsoft Excel format. You can download a free reader from Microsoft.
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