Copernicus: Europe Will Have Abnormally Warm Winter
According to a seasonal forecast from the think tank Copernicus (funded by the European Union and studies the environment), this winter will see temperatures in Europe that are far above average. Abnormal warming is anticipated in every region of Europe.
« In the previous month, optimism for warmer weather has risen. Unusual high temperatures could lower natural gas demand, » Bloomberg analysts commented.
It states that even with an unlikely « cold » start to 2023, there will be enough energy supplies in place in Europe by the end of 2022 to supply domestic demand. As of November 13, European storage facilities were almost 95.5% full, according to Gas Infrastructure Europe.