Monday, March 31, 2014

Nuclear Power Output Rises, Now Generating ~75GWh Above 2013

A wave of nuclear power reactors returned to service over the last three days, pushing output to levels well above 2013.  The surplus generation would theoretically equal more than 1/2 BCFD of natural gas displacement.  

The nuclear refueling season still has weeks to go before the fleet is operating at/near capacity to meet summer cooling requirements.

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