The recent heat wave stressed the US grid, according to the United States Energy Information Administration (EIS). A mid-July heat wave extending from the Midwest to the Atlantic coast elevated electricity demand, peaking at 704 gigawatts (GW). That number was the highest since July 20, 2017, when electricity demand in the Lower 48 states hit 718 GW. Has your firm been impacted by the high temperatures? What advice should utilities follow in delivering services to their customers?
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