Somebody out there thinks Texans will be paying more for electricity next year.

Since mid-February, the futures price of electricity (yes, that exists, just as with crude oil and natural gas) in the state’s largest electric grid reversed a yearlong decline and started rising.

The trend represents the belief among industry players that by 2013-14, power prices in North Texas and much of the rest of the state will be higher, although nowhere near the painful levels of 2007-08.

Read the full article at the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.