From the U.S. Energy Information ASdministartion earlier this week:











Source:U.S. Energy Information Administration, Electric Power Monthly

Note:The rolling 4-year range for each fuel source represents the maximum and minimum amount of each fuel source that is consumed for electricity generation for the same month during the previous four years.


Total natural gas use for power generation in the United States was down 14% during the first seven months of 2013 compared to the same period in 2012 (see chart), mostly because ofhigher natural gas pricesrelative to coal prices.






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