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Electric Power Monthly Update (Feb. 2012)


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The reports include December 2011 data and several new features.

New features now in the Electric Power Monthly allow you to:

•             Create interactive charts of Electric Power Monthly data by month or year

•             View dynamic html tables from Excel files

Next month, after you’ve had a chance to try out these new features, we will ask for your feedback. 

Electric Power Monthly data highlights, comparing December 2010 and December 2011 include:

•             Net generation in the United States was down 7.1 percent

•             Retail sales of electricity were down 6.1 percent

•             The average U.S. retail price of electricity were up 1.3 percent.

Electricity Monthly Update highlights:

•             Warm temperatures across the Eastern half of the continental U.S. led to lower retail sales of electricity during December 2011.

•             Coal-fired generation decreased in every region of the United States when compared to December 2010.

With a feature article on the changing roles of natural gas combined cycle plants in Ohio.

See the reports:

Electric Power Monthly, http://www.eia.gov/electricity/monthly/

Electricity Monthly Update, http://www.eia.gov/electricity/monthly/update/

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