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Eric Wieser has covered the wholesale power markets for S&P Global Platts for over 13 years based in the Washington, DC office. Full Bio
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May 2018
  • Electric Power

Summer peakloads could put stress on some US power markets as heat pushes up demand

Memorial Day Weekend is upon us, and with it the unofficial start of summer in the US. Power markets have been prepping for the hot weather over past several weeks, with stakeholders studying the summer outlooks of grid operators and reliability coordinators

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Dec 2016
  • Electricity
  • Electric Power

Up go the holiday lights, up goes the electric power demand

We all know the scene in the National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation movie where the switch is finally flipped on and Clark W. Griswold's 250 strands of bulbs burst into light causing a rolling blackout

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Oct 2016
  • Electric Power
  • Natural Gas
  • Fuel Oil

Northeast US power gen mix still malleable as winter approaches

Winter is around the corner and for regions like the Northeast it can mean a shifting power generation picture. And because the Northeast has increasingly turned to natural gas for its generation needs as older power plants have retired, it further puts...

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