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Air conditioning drains US power supply

Tuesday 14 Feb 17 9:00am

Time to cool off … sun over George Washington Bridge in the US | Stanley Zimny


By TIM RADFORD | America’s power supply could one day falter just when customers need it most.

New research suggests that although global warming will lower demand in some places in winter, in high summer on the hottest days the demand for air conditioning could at times be so great that the electricity supply grid would not cope.

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