Here's a summary of what went on in the energy markets last week: Electricity prices experienced large drops in the East, Southeast and Midwest as prices were mostly decreasing throughout the country last week (see pages 1 & 2). Gas prices fell at the Henry Hub $0.49 to $7.83 / MMBtu (see page 4). Nuclear plant capacity availability was 94% last week as three reactors were down for maintenance and three reactors were down for refueling outages (see pages 2 & 3). Crystal River 3 was down after a “failed circuit card resulted in the unit automatically coming offline.” Palo Verde 2 was down to “repair a small oil leak in a high pressure safety injection pump bearing.” Browns Ferry 2 began its refueling outage on February 20th. For the report click here (pdf). It is also located on NEI's Nuclear Statistics webpage .