EIA Energy Price Snapshot May 20, 2016

The Midwest had the highest reported spot power price at $31.41/MWh.

The Northwest had the lowest reported spot power price at $16.00/MWh.

(Spot power prices were not listed for Northern and Southern California for the day).                                                                              

The Midwest had the nation’s highest spark spread at $19.02/MWh.

Regional spot natural gas prices ranged from $1.30/mmBtu in the Mid-Atlantic to $1.83/mmBtu in Northern California and Louisiana.

Nymex energy futures prices for June delivery of natural gas and coal were listed at $2.04/mmBtu and $43.63/ton respectively. 

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