U.S. Lowers 2012 Electricity Demand Forecast by 0.2%

U.S. power demand in 2012 will average 10.46 billion kilowatt-hours a day, down from 10.48 billion estimated in November, the Energy Department said in its monthly Short-Term Energy Outlook.

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