U.S. Reduces Estimate for Electricity Demand in 2012

U.S. electricity demand in 2012 will average 10.63 billion kilowatt hours a day, down 0.3 percent from 10.66 billion estimated in January, the Energy Department said in its monthly Short-Term Energy Outlook.

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