Monday, May 8, 2017

Nuclear Power Output Lagging 2016 by 1 BCFE

As the maintenance and refueling season approaches an inflection point this week, output from reactors is currently about 1 BCF-gas-equivalent  below last year.  As the graph indicates, reactors were rapidly returning to service in May 2016.  The same directional trend is evident this year, month-to-date.