Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Moose Jaw Times-Herald: SaskPower sets new power use record

Many ways for residents to reduce power usage and power bills 
Lisa Goudy/Times-Herald
A new power use record was set in Saskatchewan this week.

By Lisa Goudy

With frigid temperatures hitting the province, more power is being used and this week, SaskPower hit a new power use record.

The record was set this past Monday at 5:25 p.m. with peak power use at 3,710 megawatts, surpassing the previous record from Jan. 12, 2016 by 70 megawatts.

“So it’s a pretty substantial jump,” said Heather Johnson, spokesperson with SaskPower.

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