Wednesday, April 16, 2008

EarthSat predicts summer in U.S. to be coolest since 2004

Not the best news for natural gas or the utilities.
From Reuters:

MDA EarthSat Energy Weather said on Tuesday this summer will be the coolest in the United States since 2004, and 8 percent cooler than last year....

...Measured in daily averages for temperature weighted for high density population areas -- to better measure air-conditioning that increases energy consumption -- this summer nationwide will be 8 percent cooler than last year and 3 percent cooler than the 10-year average but 4 percent higher than the 30-year normal, EarthSat said....MORE