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Posted August 22, 2014Today in Energy

New England relying more on natural gas along with hydroelectric imports from Canada ›

Electric operators in New England have been both generating more electricity from natural gas and importing more hydroelectric generation from Quebec over the past decade. These two sources of electricity are displacing the use of coal and oil as generation fuels in New England. More


Source: EIA, from ISO New England

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8/21/2014: $93.96/bbl

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8/21/2014: $3.889/mmBtu

down$0.017 from week earlier
up$0.429 from year earlier

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8/16/2014: 19.631 million tons

up0.457 million tons from week earlier
down0.626 million tons from year earlier

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8/15/2014: 2,555 Bcf

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down500 Bcf from year earlier

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