Published on 26. Dec 2010
The average residential retail price of electricity rose by very slightly year-over-year, in September, but decreased compared to the previous month, the u.s. Energy Information Administration monthly report.
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The average households pay 11.97 cents per kilowatt-hour September 2010, 0.2% of the price for the month of September 2009. The average price of housing was 0.6% of the average Administration announced August 2010 at the latest, a report said.
10. September 2010, 55 cents per kilowatt-hour, on average, the commercial retail price was unchanged in September 2009. The price was 1.2% lower than it would have been in the past month.
Industrial users September 2010, the average price was 7.07 cents per kilowatt-hour, said the Administration, a 4% increase in September 2009. Industry price was 1.9% less than in August 2010.
The country-wide net-generation from all sources rose by 5.4% in September 2010, compared with the same month in 2009. The largest source of coal fired generation, was 8.4% of the total number of years earlier and nuclear generation also increased.
The wind energy production continued to rise dramatically, megawatt-hours of 52% in September 2010, compared with the same month a year earlier, as long as the total. Iowa and Texas, wind, the Chief State had the largest increase, but the Administration said the wind energy generation for only four of the 36 States that have been advised of the possibility of this form of electricity production decreased.
Sun generation power plants was established on the basis of every year, but decreased in August compared with the monthly. Solar electricity production varies seasonally, less the average hours of sunshine and, such as summer Fades.
The production of solar electricity together in September 2010, approximately 146,000 megawatt-hours, compared to approximately 95,000 megawatt-hours of September 2009. Approximately 54% of the increase was represented by its mainly other solar power plants, which have gone forth out of the online California, Nevada and Florida.
Electric utilities replied megawatt-hours of 15 000 September 2010, more than a total of approximately 1,000 megawatt-hours before the start of the year. As well as independent power producers If approximately 131,000 megawatt-hours of September 2010, compared to approximately 94,000 megawatt-hours of September 2009.
Year-to-date basis from January through September, the solar power generation was about 47.1% by 2010 compared with the same nine-month period, 2009. Reporting to the solar electricity generation at least 1,000 megawatt-hours of power plants (11) provides for a 10-year rise in more than one year, revealed a striking degree of convergence.
Solar, wind and other renewable power generation, although fast, is still a small part of the total amount of the United States, offers approximately 4.2% in 2010, nationwide supply. Coal fired power plants have produced approximately 45% of the country’s electricity this year will be created around 24.2% of natural gas plants. The third largest vendor has been in the past 19.3% of the conventional hydroelectric sources, such as the Hoover Dam and the Grand Coulee Dam, 6.3% of the stern.