EIA Energy Price Snapshot Aug. 17, 2016

The Southwest had the highest reported spot power price at $56.00/MWh.

Houston had the lowest reported spot power price at $24.75/MWh.

The Southwest had the nation’s highest spark spread at $38.19/MWh.

Regional spot natural gas prices ranged from $1.37/mmBtu in the Mid-Atlantic to $4.00/mmBtu in New England.

Nymex energy futures prices for September delivery of natural gas and coal were listed at $2.62/mmBtu and $39.50/ton respectively. 

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