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Posted September 27, 2016Today in Energy

Recent increases in global nuclear capacity led by Asia ›

Global nuclear capacity reached 383 gigawatts (GW) in 2015, driven primarily by nuclear additions in Asia. Currently, 31 countries have nuclear power programs, totaling 441 operating reactors. An additional 60 reactors are under construction in 15 countries, adding 59 GW of electricity generating capacity over the next decade. More

Source: EIA, Electric Power Monthly, and IAEA Power Reactor Information System


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WTI crude oil futures price

9/26/2016: $45.93/barrels

up$2.63 from week earlier
up$0.23 from year earlier

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9/26/2016: $2.997/MMBtu

up$0.063 from week earlier
up$0.433 from year earlier

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9/26/2016: $2.224/gal

down$0.001 from week earlier
down$0.098 from year earlier

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9/26/2016: $2.382/gal

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down$0.094 from year earlier

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9/17/2016: 16.103 million tons

up0.990 million tons from week earlier
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