D.C. — The District of Columbia has the lowest natural gas costs per kilowatt-hour of electricity produced, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration.
That is a little more than a month and a half after the state’s last natural gas-fired power plant shut down for lack of electricity and for a variety of reasons.
The D.F.C.’s natural gas prices have not increased in the past year, which is good news for many in the region.
But the utility is seeing a decline in its ability to recoup some of its investments, which has resulted in a dip in utility rates for the District and for the nation.
D.R. says the average residential bill has gone up since its last power plant shutdown in 2016, and that this year’s price hike is causing customers to reconsider.
It says that the increase in prices has driven up demand and led to some customers deciding to forego gas.
Drapes in D.S., the District’s neighbor, are now selling for as much as $3,000 per foot, up from $1,000.
Drones have become a common sight, too.
Darrick K. Johnson, a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute, a think tank, says that drones have become increasingly common in the D.M.I. He says that drone delivery systems are becoming more prevalent in the city, with more companies offering them.
Dassault Aviation, which operates the drones that make up the drones at the Dassault Tower in New York City, has made some changes in recent months, including a reduction in the number of deliveries that require special permits and an increase in the price of drones that it offers.
The drones can be programmed to fly to a specific location, take photos, and take videos for a fee.
The drone is then used to fly back to the company’s headquarters.
A spokesman for Dassault said that drones can also be used for delivery of packages, which are already available for $20 to $25 per package.
Darpa says it is not considering selling drones to consumers.
Darden Restaurants said last year that it had sold $50 million worth of drones, with some customers paying $2,000 to $5,000 a pop.
Other companies have followed suit.
Walmart has been buying drones and has already bought several in the United States and Europe, including an aircraft that can fly to remote areas.
Other drone manufacturers are hoping to sell drones that can deliver groceries, like Walmart, which says it has purchased 1,500 of the machines.