Heat drives power usage

Heat drives power usage

There are 2 comments on the Asheville Citizen-Times story from Aug 8, 2007, titled Heat drives power usage. In it, Asheville Citizen-Times reports that:

The region's blistering heat wave pushed Progress Energy toward a record-breaking day for demand Wednesday, prompting the utility to reduce power to some businesses.

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I see stupid people

Asheville, NC

#1 Aug 9, 2007
Lets see how many in woodfin pitch a fit because they loose power now all because they didn't want a power plant built there to handle stuff like this. Let it begin.
In the dark

United States

#2 Aug 9, 2007
It's cool in my house, I use compact flourescent light bulbs.

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