Here's a summary of what went on in the energy markets last week:
For the report click here (pdf). It is also located on NEI's Nuclear Statistics webpage.
Electricity prices increased in all parts of the country except for the West. Prices spiked over $200/MWh at the PJM West hub (see pages 1 & 2). Gas prices at the Henry Hub rose $1.45 to $7.97/MMBtu (see page 4).
Nuclear capacity availability was at 97 percent last week. Three units (Fermi 2, D.C. Cook 1 and Watts Bar 1) were each down several days (see pages 2 & 3).
From 2006-2010, the current capacities in the pipeline coming into operation are 44,681 MW for natural gas, 42,402 MW for coal, and 20,049 MW for wind (see page 8).
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