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Strong El Niño helps reduce U.S. winter heating demand and fuel prices

Strong El Niño helps reduce U.S. winter heating demand and fuel prices Above-normal temperatures during the 2015-16 winter were a key factor in lowering heating demand and winter fuel expenditures. Compared with the 2014-15 winter, propane and heating oil demand decreased by 16% and 18%, respectively, and residential electricity demand decreased by 6%. The 2015-16 … Continue reading Strong El Niño helps reduce U.S. winter heating demand and fuel prices