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
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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 Update, http://www.eia.gov/
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