New England’s power grid manager says the region should have enough electricity to meet consumer demand this summer.
But Holyoke-based ISO New England also cautions that consumers in the region could set a record for peak electricity usage if hot and humid weather prevails.
ISO Chief Operating Officer Stephen Whitley says conservation efforts will play a critical role in ensuring adequate supply.
New England consumers set an all-time record for electricity on August 2nd last year amid a heat wave.
Oil and gas fuel a large portion of New England’s electricity-generating plants.