You may start seeing higher utility bills soon. Electricity and natural gas companies are increasing their rates due to surging energy costs.
College Station Utility customers will see an 8% increase this month.
Entergy customers may not see a rate increase for awhile as the company is trying to restore power to areas affected by the hurricanes.
Natural gas provider, Atmos Energy, says customers can expect to pay be 60 to 90% more this winter than last year's winter.
There is good news for Bryan residents though. BTU will drop its rates by 1 percent next month.