POV: Power Breakfast

Power Breakfast for Oct. 8, 2014

Texans use a lot of energy; mild winter heating costs predicted; electricity consumption, renewable sources expected to rise in 2015


POV: Power Breakfast

A nearly daily round-up of news for your consideration:

  • Texas consumers use more electricity than other states’ consumers and burn the second most gallons of vehicle fuel, Fuel Fix reports.
  • A milder winter, a rebound in gas stockpiles and lower oil prices should mean lower home heating costs for most of the country, the Energy Information Administration says.
  • The EIA also predicts that electricity from renewable sources will increase by 6 percent next year, while overall daily electricity consumption will increase 0.6 percent, Bloomberg reports.
  • Meanwhile, some utilities are fearing inconsistent rail deliveries of coal this winter, Businessweek reports.

 

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