Monthly Archives: February 2018

El Nino vs La Nina: Winter Weather Impacts on Energy Use

It may be strange to think that weather events in the eastern Pacific Ocean can have an impact on weather in places like North America. Yet El Nino or La Nina weather events can both interfere with hurricane formations and make winters incredibly cold across the north central United States, all while leaving states along the Gulf dry and temperate, or vice versa. This has a direct impact on our energy use. (more…)