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Posted August 23, 2016Today in Energy

North Carolina has more PURPA-qualifying solar facilities than any other state ›

North Carolina surpassed states with more favorable solar resources to become the state with the second-highest amount of installed utility-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity owned by independent power producers in 2015, behind only California. More

Source: EIA, Annual Electric Generator Data Form EIA-860


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WTI crude oil futures price

8/22/2016: $47.05/barrels

up$1.31 from week earlier
up$6.60 from year earlier

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8/22/2016: $2.679/MMBtu

up$0.089 from week earlier
up$0.003 from year earlier

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8/22/2016: $2.193/gal

up$0.044 from week earlier
down$0.444 from year earlier

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8/22/2016: $2.370/gal

up$0.060 from week earlier
down$0.191 from year earlier

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8/13/2016: 15.838 million tons

down0.082 million tons from week earlier
down2.834 million tons from year earlier


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