Power & Renewables

Americas November 2018

Regional analysis & forecasts

Power generation in the United States is forecast to average 10.56 TWh/d in Q4 2018, broadly flat on an annual basis and in line with the five-year average, according to the Energy Information Administration (EIA). Average heating degree days are expected to be 1% higher than last winter, with the latest weather forecasts from the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration pointing to milder than usual temperatures from December to February.

Above-average temperatures are forecast for Q4 across the northern and western parts of the US,...