January 5, 2023, 19:12 – Public News Service – OSN
European countries managed to avoid an energy crisis thanks to the abnormally warm weather that settled in January. It is reported by Bloomberg.
According to publications, Germany and in France a temperature has set in which is several degrees above the average readings for this time of the year. As a result, countries are able to reduce their energy consumption as less energy is spent on keeping warm.
At the same time, the material also suggests that there will be advantages in the event of bad weather. Since in this case it will be possible to receive additional energy from electric generators powered by wind energy.
According to the estimates, the final demand of Europeans for heating this January will be below the average for the past ten years. At the same time, it is noted that the current energy crisis should not be considered completed, since the issue of replacing supplies is still acute. gas From Russia. And weather conditions can change quickly, in particular, temperatures are already predicted to drop below normal in Finland, Sweden, Norway and the Baltic countries.
Earlier, the Public News Service reported that the opposite situation is observed in Russia. According to the Hydrometeorological Center, a sharp cooling should be expected in a number of Russian regions. In particular, in the European part of the country, the temperature can drop to -57 °. Details read in material.