America’s Power Grid Is Showing Signs of Strain During Brutal Cold – bloomberg

“As oil inventories are depleted, replenishment of these fuels will be important given the uncertainty around weather and future fuel demands for the remaining two months of the winter period,” she said by email on Tuesday.

Oil, a scant contributor to the nation’s power supply in normal weather conditions, has accounted for about 30 percent of New England’s electricity in recent days after temperatures plunged below freezing.

via America’s Power Grid Is Showing Signs of Strain During Brutal Cold – Bloomberg