Entries in monthly prices (19)

Tuesday
Aug272019

Monthly wholesale electricity prices and demand in New England, July 2019

Real-time and day-ahead prices fell in July, natural gas prices 10th lowest since 2013

Average wholesale power prices in July 2019 were down 13.3% in the Real-Time Energy Market when compared to the previous year, falling to $29.18 per megawatt-hour (MWh)*. Prices were also down by 9.5% in the Day-Ahead Energy Market when compared to July 2019, averaging $29.78/MWh.

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Monday
Jul292019

Monthly wholesale electricity prices and demand in New England, June 2019

Real-time prices fell in June were lowest sixth-lowest monthly average

Average wholesale power prices in June 2019 were down 13.8% in the Real-Time Energy Market when compared to the previous year, falling to $22.43 per megawatt-hour (MWh)*- the sixth-lowest average since March 2003. Prices were also down by 17.6% in the Day-Ahead Energy Market when compared to June 2019, averaging $22.09/MWh.

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Friday
Jun282019

Monthly wholesale electricity prices and demand in New England, May 2019

Real-time prices fell in May to 7th lowest monthly average

Average wholesale power prices in May 2019 were down 4.2% in the Real-Time Energy Market when compared to the previous year, falling to $22.89 per megawatt-hour (MWh)*- the seventh-lowest average since March 2003. Prices were up slightly, 0.7%, in the Day-Ahead Energy Market when compared to May 2019, averaging $24.21/MWh.

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Thursday
May302019

Monthly wholesale electricity prices and demand in New England, April 2019

Day-ahead and real-time prices down significantly in April

Lower natural gas prices and consumer demand for electricity led to average wholesale power prices in April 2019 that were down 40.1% in the Day-Ahead Energy Market and down 38.2% in the Real-Time Energy Market when compared to the previous year. The day-ahead energy price was $26.97 per megawatt-hour (MWh)* and the real-time energy price was $26.80/MWh in April.

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Friday
Apr262019

Monthly wholesale electricity prices and demand in New England, March 2019

Day-ahead and real-time prices up in March

Average wholesale power prices in March 2019 were up 7.6% in the Day-Ahead Energy Market and up 12.3% in the Real-Time Energy Market when compared to the previous year. The day-ahead energy price was $38.07 per megawatt-hour (MWh)* and the real-time energy price was $36.92/MWh in March.

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Wednesday
Mar272019

Monthly wholesale electricity prices and demand in New England, February 2019

Day-ahead prices down in February, real-time prices flat

Average wholesale power prices in February 2019 were down 10% in the Day-Ahead Energy Market and flat in the Real-Time Energy Market when compared to the previous year. The day-ahead energy price was $35.62 per megawatt-hour (MWh)* and the real-time energy price was $36.92/MWh in February.

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