Extreme cold in the Midwest led to high power demand and record natural gas demand

Extreme cold in the Midwest led to high power demand and record natural gas demand
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26.02.2019

Extreme cold weather in the Midwest at the end of January led to high¬óbut not record-setting¬óelectricity load on Wednesday, January 30, 2019, the coldest day of the period, on the Midcontinent Independent System Operator (MISO) grid. However, consumption of natural gas, the main fuel used for heating in the region, reached estimated record levels on the same day. Natural gas and electricity prices were elevated but did not reach levels seen during previous cold weather events in recent years.

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