KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Current forecasts are indicating an estimated peak electricity demand Thursday morning of more than 32,000 megawatts across TVA’s seven-state service area. Although the estimated peak will be below last January’s record-setting levels, TVA operators are responding by bringing all of TVA’s available electric generation resources on line to meet the potential of a 150 percent increase in power demand from levels seen during Sunday’s unseasonably mild weather.
Consumers can reduce their own electric use and save on upcoming power bills by taking a few common-sense steps:
Additional energy saving tips for both cold and warm weather can be found at www.energyright.com.
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