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Grid stays cool despite summer heat | The Columbus Dispatch

There are 8 comments on the Columbus Dispatch story from Aug 14, 2010, titled Grid stays cool despite summer heat | The Columbus Dispatch. In it, Columbus Dispatch reports that:

Power companies are not sweating the hot weather. Electricity demand is up from last year, utilities say, but the need is nowhere close to maxing out available capacity.

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Well done

Columbus, OH

#1 Aug 14, 2010
Well prepared.
cynical

Reynoldsburg, OH

#3 Aug 14, 2010
Well done wrote:
Well prepared.
Idle factories and empty stores make all the difference in the world.
jmc

Elizabeth, NJ

#4 Aug 14, 2010
cynical wrote:
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Idle factories and empty stores make all the difference in the world.
Yep. Obamanomics in effect here. Get ready things to get even worse.
globallywarm

Columbus, OH

#5 Aug 14, 2010
Most of New England buys their electricity from Quebec and it's VERY expensive.
Biggie BC

Mentor, OH

#6 Aug 14, 2010
globallywarm wrote:
Most of New England buys their electricity from Quebec and it's VERY expensive.
I''ll bet a lot of this is hydroelectric from Niagara Falls, which we share in too. I wonder if Canada taxes it for export.
Ummmm

Westerville, OH

#7 Aug 14, 2010
cynical wrote:
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Idle factories and empty stores make all the difference in the world.
Don't forget all the foreclosed homeowners... They're not running their AC either.:P
cynical

Reynoldsburg, OH

#8 Aug 15, 2010
Ummmm wrote:
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Don't forget all the foreclosed homeowners... They're not running their AC either.:P
I made my point. No reason to gild the lily.
Biggie BC

Mentor, OH

#9 Aug 15, 2010
One of the hottest summers in recent memory. I hate to think about my next electric bill.

We got spoiled last summer when it was cool.

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