Weekly Observations (data for week of 11/19/2021)

  • US electricity demand was about flat this week, but the bigger story was…
  • …wind, which was up nicely w/w and is now tracking flat y/y this quarter
  • Wind supplied 14% of US power demand this week
  • Gas and Coal stepped back as wind picked up
  • YTD, solar has had the biggest percentage gains y/y followed by gas.
  • Regionally, ERCOT and CAISO had the biggest gains this week (+1.7% and +3.1%) while NE/Atlantic and Southeast dipped

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About Lium's Weekly Powershot

This exercise synthesizes data from a wide range of sources in the US power generation market to show how the electricity consumed this week was generated. The weekly snapshot also provides historical context for this week’s power consumption in the US relative to prior periods.

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