Net Energy for Load (NEL) is the electric energy produced by generation and imports to satisfy all residential, commercial, and industrial customer demand. Below is the breakdown of generation by fuel type plus imports and exports over individual tie lines that make up New England's NEL for 2012. This information is also available in a spreadsheet [XLS], which provides the data by month and by year dating back to 2000.
|GWh (a)||% of Generation||% of NEL|
|TOTAL GENERATION (b)||116,935||
|Hydro: Run of River & Pondage||6,692||
|Hydro: Pumped Storage||1,129||
|NET FLOW OVER EXTERNAL TIES (c)||-12,580||9.83%|
|PUMPING LOAD (d)||1,509||-1.18%|
|NET ENERGY FOR LOAD (e)||128,007||100%|
(a) GWh stands for gigawatt-hour. Numbers are preliminary pending 90-day resettlement.
(b) Data are not available for the amount of generation by individual fuels in dual fuel units such as oil/gas.
(c) Imports are negative; exports are positive.
(d) The energy used to operate pumped storage plants.
(e) Generation + net interchange - pumping load.