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Prepaid Heating Contracts

Reviewed 08/02/2022
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Introduction ...

Prepaid heating contracts are also called pre-buy contracts, petroleum sales contracts, and guaranteed price plans. The Department of Energy's website (see below) has a page of frequently asked questions that explains these contracts and discusses some of the pros and cons. We've also included resources on this page about contracts and consumer law. The following page links to the statute governing prepaid heating contracts and to the consumer protection statute.