Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Cooling Requirements Rise This Week: 50% Above Normal

Last week was not as warm as forecast.  It came in near normal at 15 CDD vs 12 normal.  But the current week ending Saturday sees a sharp rise to 23 CDD vs 15 normal, enough to generate electric power demand that will be noticed.

Among the major gas consuming states, the larger anomalies for the current week are seen in Texas and Louisiana: