Utilities monitor rising megawatts not mercury during N.J. heat wave

Utilities monitor rising megawatts not mercury during N.J. heat wave (via NJ.com)

As New Jersey enters Day 6 of its punishing heat wave, electric utilities are keeping their eyes on the megawatts not the mercury. The summer scorcher, which touched 100 degrees in Newark Thursday, has brought increased power demand and scattered outages…