The Tennessee Valley Authority has had its two highest days of electricity demand in nine years, since 2012, on Wednesday and Thursday.
Thursday’s preliminary peak power demand was 30,340 megawatts at 6 p.m. Eastern time at a regional average temperature of 92 degree Fahrenheit, TVA said.
Wednesday and Thursday were the highest peak demands since July 26, 2012, TVA said.
The public utility said it plans for situations like this heat wave and tries to provide constant power.[Read more…]