As Heat Wave Continues, So Does Power Demand | NECN

As Heat Wave Continues, So Does Power Demand

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    (NECN: Brad Puffer, Newton, Mass.) - Power companies are trying to keep up with high demand. Air conditioners are humming away as people try to stay cool, but not everyone has A/C, and people are finding those little boxes are a hot commodity.


    Power soared yesterday during the 100 degree heat, and certainly, the demand is surging again, today.

    Many people are searching everywhere for air conditioners -- stores are doing everything they can to keep up with demand.

    It's when everyone returns home from work in the afternoon that demand for power soars.