January’s Cold Weather Affects Electricity Generation Mix in Northeast, Mid-Atlantic

The bomb cyclone weather event in early January 2018 resulted in record levels of U.S. natural gas demand and elevated wholesale natural gas and power prices around the country as reported in a special EIA analysis. A constrained natural gas pipeline network led to a significant increase in oil-fired and dual-fuel generation in New England and New York, and, to a lesser extent, in the Mid-Atlantic.

Published in The Energy Collective, 27th January, 2018

January’s Cold Weather Affects Electricity Generation Mix in Northeast, Mid-Atlantic