(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.