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Electric Power Monthly & Electricity Monthly Update – August 2012

The Electricity Monthly Update, August 2012 edition presenting June 2012 data, has been released.  Highlights include:

  • For the first month since October 2011, the monthly average spot price for Henry Hub natural gas ($2.53 / MMBtu) was higher than the monthly average spot price for Central Appalachian coal ($2.46 / MMBtu).
  • Coal stocks decreased for the second month in a row, after increasing for eight straight months from August 2011 to April 2012.
  • Twenty-nine States had as many or more cooling degree days than June of last year, and 42 had more than the 30-year normal.
  • This issue contains a feature article that explains how major weather events cause a majority of the reported electricity outages.

See the full Electricity Monthly Update report at:

http://www.eia.gov/electricity/monthly/update/

The Electric Power Monthly, August 2012 edition presenting June 2012 data, has been released.  Highlights include:

•             In June 2012, net generation in the United States was down 1.7 percent from June 2011.

•             Retail sales of electricity were down 0.7 percent from June 2011.

•             The average U.S. retail price of electricity in June 2012 was down 1.6 percent from June 2011.

See the full Electric Power Monthly report at:

http://www.eia.gov/electricity/monthly/

Contact: Electricity Data Experts

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