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Electric Power Monthly & Electricity Monthly Update - April 2012


The Electricity Monthly Update presents February 2012 data.  Highlights include:


•             Warm temperatures across much of the U.S. led to lower retail sales of electricity during February 2012.

•             Natural gas-fired generation increased in every region of the United States when compared to February 2011.

•             Wholesale electricity prices remained in the low end of the annual range for most wholesale markets due to low demand and depressed natural gas prices.

•             A feature article on the participation levels in retail electric choice programs among different customer classes by State.


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The Electric Power Monthly releases February 2012 data.  Highlights include:


•             In February 2012, net generation in the United States fell 1.0 percent from the February 2011 level.

•             Consumption of coal for power generation fell 14.6 percent compared to February 2011.

•             Average retail price of electricity for January 2012 was 9.64 cents per kilowatthour, the same as it had been in February 2011.


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