September 19, 2011

California Electricity Demand on a Hot September Day, 38,054 MW

Does it feel like a hot summer day in California today? Does California’s electricity demand reflect the temperatures? California Electricity Demand on a hot September day, 38,054 MW.
 

California Electricity Demand on Sep 19 2011 via California ISO

Compare this with a demand of 43,173 MW on September 28, 2010.

A look at California’s temperature map for today, which is generating this demand - red everywhere.


California Temperature Map, Sep 19 2011 via Wunderground