Cold Weather

Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant

  Extreme cold weather has had a tight grip on much of the Northern U.S. this winter.  Boston recently saw its lowest temperature since 2004 and New York City had its coldest February morning in nearly three decades.  As millions of Americans endure these cold temperatures, the importance of electricity for heating our homes and… Keep reading →

Polar Vortex Weather System Brings Artic Temperatures Across Wide Swath Of U.S.

Near record low temperatures today in New York and Boston are driving up spot gas and power prices, as utilities struggle to obtain power generation fuel amid pipeline constraints caused by surging demand. Some East Coast generators have taken to burning oil in cases where they cannot source natural gas fast enough or in adequate… Keep reading →