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Posted February 8, 2016Today in Energy

Demand response saves electricity during times of high demand ›

Demand response in the electricity market involves the targeted reduction of electricity use during times of high demand. In response, customers receive incentives for these reductions. A recent Supreme Court ruling is expected to result in faster growth in demand response in the wholesale electricity markets that cover about 60% of U.S. power supply. More


Source: EIA, Form EIA-861

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2/5/2016: $30.89/bbl

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1/30/2016: 13.611 million tons

up0.550 million tons from week earlier
down6.837 million tons from year earlier

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1/29/2016: 2,934 Bcf

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