TODAY IN ENERGY: Monday, April 2, 2012
Daily natural gas and power price differences in Mid-Atlantic region reflect constraints
Geographic price differences for U.S. natural gas and electricity prices can reflect transportation and/or transmission constraints between regional markets. A brief period of cold weather around January 4, 2012 drove increases in the price of natural gas and electricity across the East Coast. However, spot natural gas and power prices in western Pennsylvania were relatively unchanged (see map).