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Posted February 5, 2016Today in Energy

California has nearly half of the nation's solar electricity generating capacity ›

The United States has slightly more than 20,000 megawatts (MW) of solar generating capacity, which includes utility-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) and solar thermal installations, as well as distributed generation solar PV systems, also known as rooftop solar. More

Source: EIA, Electric Power Monthly


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WTI crude oil futures price

2/4/2016: $31.72/bbl

down$1.50 from week earlier
down$16.73 from year earlier

Natural gas futures price

2/4/2016: $1.972/mmBtu

down$0.210 from week earlier
down$0.690 from year earlier

Weekly coal production

1/30/2016: 13.611 million tons

up0.550 million tons from week earlier
down6.837 million tons from year earlier

Natural gas inventories

1/29/2016: 2,934 Bcf

down152 Bcf from week earlier
up490 Bcf from year earlier

Crude oil inventories

1/29/2016: 502.7 mmbbl

up7.8 mmbbl from week earlier
up89.7 mmbbl from year earlier


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