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Posted July 24, 2017Today in Energy

California wholesale electricity prices are higher at the beginning and end of the day ›

Comparisons of January through June electricity prices over the past three years suggest a growing premium for day-ahead hourly prices in the California Independent System Operator (CAISO) energy market for certain morning and evening hours relative to prices for midday hours. More


Source: EIA, based on ABB Energy Velocity

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Retail gasoline price

7/24/2017: $2.312/gal

up$0.034 from week earlier
up$0.130 from year earlier

Retail diesel price

7/24/2017: $2.507/gal

up$0.016 from week earlier
up$0.128 from year earlier

WTI crude oil futures price

7/21/2017: $45.77/barrels

down$0.77 from week earlier
up$1.02 from year earlier

Natural gas futures price

7/21/2017: $2.970/MMBtu

down$0.010 from week earlier
up$0.278 from year earlier

Weekly coal production

7/15/2017: 15.254 million tons

up1.814 million tons from week earlier
up3.130 million tons from year earlier

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