NERC: Electric system resources will be adequate this winter

Peak demand is expected to be 3% higher than last winter’s actual demand and 1% higher than last winter’s projected demand. As is always the case, extreme weather conditions and unanticipated equipment problems have the potential to produce demands that exceed generation and transmission margins.

Nov. 28, 2000 (Knight Ridder/Tribune)–Don’t get rid of the drinking water, dry food and first-aid kits stored in the basement for the millennium woes that never materialized.


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