Oil-fired generators helped meet electric demand in New England this January

Oil-fired generators helped meet electric demand in New England this January
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10.02.2022

As strong winter storms and cold temperatures blanketed the northeastern United States this January and increased the demand for electricity to heat homes and businesses, utilities used oil-fired generation to help meet electricity demand in New England. Although oil-fired generators are infrequently used in New England, they play an important role in meeting electricity demand in the region during times of high demand and limited supply of alternative fuel sources such as natural gas.

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