Cushion

MPSC Sees Adequate Supplies for Summer Demand

Electric generating capacity and purchases from out-of-state should provide enough of a cushion to assure adequate power supplies to meet Michigan’s peak air-conditioning load this summer, according to a report recently issued by the Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC).

May 14, 2001

MPSC Sees Adequate Supplies for Summer Demand

Electric generating capacity and purchases from out-of-state should provide enough of a cushion to assure adequate power supplies to meet Michigan’s peak air-conditioning load this summer, according to a report recently issued by the Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC).

May 8, 2001

CA Gas Infrastructure Could Be Overloaded

Compression upgrades on parts of the Southern California Gas Co. pipeline infrastructure along with using cushion gas from several storage fields, including SoCal’s idle Montebello field, may be the last and best hope of avoiding a meltdown in California’s natural gas transmission pipeline infrastructure this summer under the weight of heavy demand from electric generators, a state energy expert told California legislators last Wednesday.

April 2, 2001

CA Gas Infrastructure Could Be Overloaded

Temporary compression upgrades on parts of the SouthernCalifornia Gas Co. pipeline infrastructure along with using cushiongas from its idle Montebello underground storage field may be thelast and best hope of avoiding a meltdown in California’s naturalgas transmission pipeline infrastructure this summer under theweight of heavy demand from electric generators, a state energyexpert told California legislators Wednesday.

March 30, 2001

Texas Electricity Generation to Cushion Demand

Here’s the opening line by the Texas Chamber of Commerce in anybids to lure West Coast business: by this summer, the completionand continued construction of new generation plants in Texas willcreate an electricity supply about 23% higher than peak demand.

February 5, 2001

Texas Electricity Generation to Cushion Demand

Here’s the opening line by the Texas Chamber of Commerce in anybids to lure West Coast business: by this summer, the completionand continued construction of new generation plants in Texas willcreate an electricity supply about 23% higher than peak firmdemand.

February 5, 2001