Tuesday, February 06, 2007

NEI Energy Markets Report (January 29th - February 2nd, 2007)

Here's a summary of what went on in the energy markets last week:

Electricity prices were mixed to increasing throughout the country last week (see pages 1 & 2). Gas prices rose at the Henry Hub increasing $0.59 to $7.53 / MMBtu (see page 4). Crude oil prices increased to $53.57 / barrel (see page 5).

From 2007-2011, the current capacities in the pipeline coming into operation are 50,982 MW for coal; 45,561 MW for natural gas; and 25,102 MW for wind (see page 8).

Nuclear plant capacity availability was 95% last week as seven reactors were down for maintenance (see pages 2 & 3).

For the podcast click here. For the report click here (pdf). It is also located on NEI's Nuclear Statistics webpage.

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