NEW YORK, Sept. 5, 2002 – Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc. (Con Edison) said Wednesday that June, July and August set a record for a three-month electricity sendout of 17,491,313 MWh, nearly 4 percent above the prior record of 16,826,355 megawatt hours set during June, July and August, 2001.
This is more than the amount of electricity consumed in North Dakota and South Dakota combined for an entire year.
This summer, the utility had set a new two-month sendout record during July and August, a one-month sendout record for July, as well as establishing two weekend sendout records in August. In addition, five of the company’s 10 highest days of peak electricity demand, the greatest amount of energy being used at a given time, have been registered this summer. The Con Edison system delivers energy to approximately 9 million New York City and Westchester County residents.
Con Edison is a subsidiary of Consolidated Edison, Inc. [NYSE: ED], one of the nation’s largest investor-owned energy companies, with approximately $10 billion in annual revenues and $17 billion in assets. The utility provides electric, gas and steam service to more than three million customers in New York City and Westchester County, New York. For additional financial, operations and customer service information, visit Con Edison’s Web site at http://www.coned.com .
Source: Con Edison