Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Nuclear Power Plant Refueling Begins, Output Falling but Remains Above 2013

With nuclear power output declining in earnest due to scheduled refueling, a further loss of 8-10% of output is expected over the next 8 weeks.  The graph shows 431 GWh more output than in '13 over the trailing 7 days, a natural gas equivalent of about 3 BCF in total.