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Electric Power Monthly & Electricity Monthly Update – April 2015



The Electricity Monthly Update, April 2015 edition presenting February 2015 data, has been released.  Highlights include:

  • Extreme temperature variations were present from East to West across the country, with cold weather causing high demand levels in the East, while warm weather caused low demand levels in the West
  • The natural gas price for New York City (Transco Zone 6 NY) saw a significant increase in price from the previous month, going from $8.66/MMBtu in January 2015 to $15.40/MMBtu in February 2015Coal stockpiles increased 2% from the previous month.
  • Hawaii's average revenues per kilowatthour has fallen over 20% since September, in conjunction with a large drop in world oil prices.Southern Company set twelve-month maximum and reached 94% of all-time peak demand on January 8, 2015.
  • A feature article on how the number of electric smart meters operating in two-way mode has surpassed the number of one-way smart meters.

See the full Electricity Monthly Update report at:


The Electric Power Monthly, April 2015 edition presenting 2015 data, has been released.  Highlights include:

  • In February 2015, net generation in the United States was up 3.3 percent compared to February 2014.
  • Consumption of coal for the generation of electric power was down 11.9 percent from February 2014.
  • The average U.S. retail residential price of electricity in February 2015 was up 0.3 percent compared to February 2014.

See the full Electric Power Monthly report at:



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