Con Edison Media Relations
OLD MAN WINTER LEADS TO HIGH GAS DEMAND, CON EDISON RESPONDS WITH A NEW RECORD
NEW YORK - Con Edison’s residential and business customers needed a record amount of natural gas to get through a cold, snowy January and the company delivered.
The company delivered 25.14 million dekatherms of gas to its distribution customers last month. That broke the company’s old record of 23.86 million dekatherms in January 2009.
December 2010 ranks third on the all-time Con Edison list. The company delivered 23.76 million dekatherms that month.
In addition, counting the delivery of natural gas to electric and steam generation facilities, Con Edison set monthly, daily and hourly records in January. The monthly delivery was 36.77 million dekatherms. The company set the daily record on Jan. 13 by delivering 1.34 million dekatherms and the hourly record at 8 a.m. Jan. 10 with the delivery of 66,431 dekatherms.
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Con Edison is a subsidiary of Consolidated Edison, Inc. [NYSE: ED], one of the nation’s largest investor-owned energy companies, with approximately $13 billion in annual revenues and $35 billion in assets. The utility provides electric, gas and steam service to more than three million customers in New York City and Westchester County, New York. For additional financial, operations and customer service information, visit us on the Web at www.conEd.com, at our green site, www.coned.com/thepowerofgreen, or find us on Facebook at Power of Green.