Tuesday, July 29, 2014

May 2014 Electric Power Monthly

US power generation in May was comparable to last year, at 10.42 vs 10.39 GWhD.  Weather was comparable, as '14 had +9CDD and -10HDD vs '13.
Electric Power Monthly

By feedstock, there were slight absolute losses for coal, and a 5% gain for natural gas.  Nuclear was off slightly, as were renewables.

Hydropower fell to a 4 year low, down 8% over '13, and solar hit another high in what should be another year of uninterrupted monthly records.