Thursday, January 5, 2017

Western US Hydro Power Generation: CA & WA Maintaining High Output in January

Hydro output remains strong in the Pacific Northwest, but it isn't exceeding last year by much in January.  Last year was also a high output year:

In California, where capacity is much lower, hydro output is about 1 GW above last year so far in January.  Thusfar it is averaging 2.54 GW, against last year's 1.42 GW for the full month of January: