Monday, May 19, 2014

Nuclear Power Plant Refueling Outages Decrease as Summer Approaches

The spring refueling outages in 2014 are comparable to 2013, and plants are returning to active status without any significant surprises.  However, the daily differences in output between '13 and '14 have recently resulted in some anomalies that are large enough to affect the EIA Natural Gas Storage Report.  In the last ten days, 2014 nuclear output has exceeded '13 by a natural gas equivalent of around 0.5 BCFD, or 3.5 BCF per week.
Nuclear Power Report