|2019-11-29 来源： 中国石化新闻网|
李峻 编译自 全球能源新闻
US coal-fired power generation falls 11.2% on year to 85.9 TWh in September
US coal-fired power generation totaled 85.9 TWh in September, down 8.8% from August, US Energy Information Administration data showed Tuesday.
From the year-ago month coal generation was down 11.2%, the smallest drop year on year in seven weeks.
From the five-year average of about 110 TWh produced in September, generation was at a 22.3% deficit this year, the lowest deficit in seven weeks, as well.
Out of total power generation, coal took a 23.9% share, up 0.4 percentage points from August.
Natural gas contributed 150 TWh in September, down 14.6% the month before and up 5.6% from the year-ago month.
Gas also took a 42% share of power generation, down two percentage points from August.
From the five-year average of about 123 TWh in September, gas was up 22.3%.
The capacity factor for gas plants was 63.9%, down from 70.9% in August and down slightly from 66.3% in the year-ago month.
Total renewable generation, including hydro, was 53.6 TWh, down 3% from August and up 14.9% from the year-ago month.