Electric Power Monthly & Electricity Monthly Update – August 2015
The Electricity Monthly Update, August 2015 edition presenting June 2015 data, has been released. Highlights include:
- Daily peak electricity demand was high in many parts of the country during one of the warmest Junes on record for many states.
- Wholesale electricity prices remained moderate despite higher demand levels because of low natural gas prices, which approached $1/MMBtu at many locations during the month.
- Hawaii's average revenue per kilowatthour was down 23%, the sixth month in a row Hawaii has had the largest decline of any state.
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The Electric Power Monthly, August 2015 edition presenting June 2015 data, has been released. Highlights include:
- In June 2015, net generation in the United States was up 0.9 percent compared to June 2014.
- Consumption of coal for the generation of electric power was down 7.0 percent from June 2014.
- The average U.S. retail residential price of electricity in June 2015 was down 0.4 percent compared to June 2014.
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