Direct Energy’s latest Energy Market Update lays out the upcoming nuclear maintenance schedule and discusses how it impacts natural gas sales.

Why Is This Important for Energy Brokers?

Simply put: when nuclear plants get maintenance, they usually go offline. According to Direct Energy, when these nuclear power plants go offline, natural gas-fired generation can increase.

Regional Natural Gas Prices

Another reason to make sure you watch Direct Energy’s report is its 2018 & 2019 Regional Natural Gas Prices Report. This breaks out the highest natural gas prices by region—currently NE Algonquin remains the highest.

If you haven’t already, be sure to check it out.