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April 21, 2014

Extending residential energy policies affects some end uses more than others


April 16, 2014

Personal travel growth significantly influences projected transportation energy demand


April 2, 2014

Net energy imports in 2013 lowest in more than 20 years


March 25, 2014

Coal supplies at electric power plants drawn down in cold weather


March 19, 2014

LED bulb efficiency expected to continue improving as cost declines


March 18, 2014

Biofuels production drives growth in overall biomass energy use over past decade


February 28, 2014

Net crude and petroleum products imports fell relative to other major net import flows


February 25, 2014

Oil net imports have declined since 2011, with their value falling slower than volume


February 24, 2014

Energy trade is a key part of overall U.S. trade flows


January 28, 2014

Most homes have central thermostats on heating and cooling equipment


January 16, 2014

Spot coal price trends vary across key basins during 2013


January 14, 2014

U.S. boosts natural gas output and use since 2005, while OECD Europe scales back


December 19, 2013

State Energy Profiles enhanced and renewables sections added


December 16, 2013

Increased tight oil production, vehicle efficiency reduce petroleum and liquid imports


December 5, 2013

Gas furnace efficiency has large implications for residential natural gas use


December 4, 2013

Natural gas use for power generation falls as industrial sector's use continues to rise


December 3, 2013

Future world energy demand driven by trends in developing countries


October 25, 2013

Waste fuels are a significant energy source for U.S. manufacturers


September 27, 2013

Multiple factors push Western Europe to use less natural gas and more coal


August 26, 2013

World petroleum use sets record high in 2012 despite declines in North America and Europe


August 21, 2013

Glass manufacturing is an energy-intensive industry mainly fueled by natural gas


August 19, 2013

EIA publishes state fact sheets on residential energy consumption and characteristics


August 15, 2013

The South anchors growth in use of electricity for air conditioning since 1993


July 26, 2013

Coal market fundamentals changed, yet spot prices remained stable


July 25, 2013

EIA projects world energy consumption will increase 56% by 2040


July 15, 2013

Petroleum products demand data revised at regional level


July 5, 2013

Food and paper account for 3.4% of nation’s energy use


July 3, 2013

Energy sources have changed throughout the history of the United States


July 1, 2013

The cement industry is the most energy intensive of all manufacturing industries


June 26, 2013

Metallurgical industries are key parts of energy-intensive manufacturing


June 20, 2013

Industrial sector natural gas use rising


June 18, 2013

Apartments in buildings with 5 or more units use less energy than other home types


June 11, 2013

EIA’s 2013 Energy Conference next week will look at U.S. and global energy challenges


June 4, 2013

Bulk chemicals industry uses 5% of U.S. energy


May 3, 2013

Transportation fuel use is a key factor in the outlook for U.S. oil imports


April 30, 2013

Extending current energy policies would reduce U.S. energy use, carbon dioxide emissions


April 26, 2013

Sanctions reduced Iran's oil exports and revenues in 2012


April 18, 2013

Lower residential energy use reduces home energy expenditures as share of household income


April 17, 2013

Abundant U.S. supply, low demand could cut dependence on liquid fuel imports


April 12, 2013

Winter natural gas price spikes in New England spur generation from other fuels


April 10, 2013

Average summer gasoline prices expected to be slightly lower than in 2012


April 5, 2013

Energy-related carbon dioxide emissions declined in 2012


April 2, 2013

Sales of specialty incandescent bulbs decline despite exemption from efficiency standards


March 22, 2013

U.S. economy and electricity demand growth are linked, but relationship is changing


March 13, 2013

U.S. natural gas exports to Mexico reach record high in 2012


March 7, 2013

Heating and cooling no longer majority of U.S. home energy use


March 6, 2013

Two perspectives on household electricity use


March 1, 2013

U.S. energy intensity projected to continue its steady decline through 2040


February 15, 2013

EIA now delivers monthly electricity data in interactive data browser


February 12, 2013

Newer U.S. homes are 30% larger but consume about as much energy as older homes


February 4, 2013

U.S. household expenditures for gasoline account for nearly 4% of pretax income


January 29, 2013

China consumes nearly as much coal as the rest of the world combined


December 18, 2012

Energy Perspectives: Industrial and transportation sectors lead energy use by sector


December 14, 2012

Energy Perspectives: Fossil fuels dominate U.S. energy consumption


December 12, 2012

Energy Perspectives: The United States has a varied and complex energy flow chart


November 29, 2012

Canada Week: Canada is a declining market for U.S. coal


November 16, 2012

Population shifts across U.S. regions affect overall heating and cooling needs


November 6, 2012

Illinois coal production pushes Illinois Basin production above five-year range


October 22, 2012

Explore EIA’s new state energy portal


September 25, 2012

Industries consumed more than 30% of U.S. energy in 2011


September 21, 2012

Economic growth continues to drive China's growing need for energy


September 10, 2012

Energy-related carbon dioxide emissions down in 2011


September 7, 2012

Natural gas demand at power plants was high in summer 2012


August 24, 2012

Heating fuel choice shows electricity and natural gas roughly equal in newer homes


August 23, 2012

Large hospitals tend to be energy-intensive


August 16, 2012

Energy needed to produce aluminum


August 14, 2012

U.S. total motor gasoline exports down slightly from last year but still at high levels


August 13, 2012

Estimated U.S. gasoline consumption low compared to five-year average


August 9, 2012

Average spot natural gas prices declined during the first half of 2012


August 3, 2012

Fuel economy standards have affected vehicle efficiency


June 27, 2012

Extension and expansion of efficiency programs could reduce U.S. total energy usage


June 22, 2012

Significant potential for plug-in vehicles exists in U.S. housing stock


June 13, 2012

High airline jet fuel costs prompt cost-saving measures


June 6, 2012

Residential Energy Consumption Survey data show decreased energy consumption per household


June 1, 2012

Reserve electric generating capacity helps keep the lights on


May 31, 2012

Coal stockpiles above five-year range in first quarter of 2012


May 16, 2012

Natural gas consumption reflects shifting sectoral patterns


May 10, 2012

Over the past decade, lighting became more efficient across all sectors


April 26, 2012

U.S. summer gasoline demand expected to be at 11-year low


April 25, 2012

U.S. coal consumption fell while exports increased during the fourth quarter of 2011


April 18, 2012

Sulfur content of heating oil to be reduced in northeastern states


April 13, 2012

Price ratio of crude oil to natural gas continues to increase


April 12, 2012

Global natural gas consumption doubled from 1980 to 2010


March 29, 2012

EIA projects lower coal use by U.S. power sector in 2012


March 27, 2012

Nearly 69% of U.S. crude oil imports originated from five countries in 2011


March 8, 2012

U.S. household winter natural gas heating expenditures expected to be lowest since 2002-03


March 2, 2012

Electricity's share of U.S. delivered energy has risen significantly since 1950


March 1, 2012

Review of developments in crude oil and product markets over the past two months


February 24, 2012

Asia is the world's largest petroleum consumer


February 15, 2012

Warm weather, low natural gas prices hold down wholesale power prices this winter


February 13, 2012

U.S. coal production rises slightly in 2011 amid lower domestic demand and higher exports


January 26, 2012

Domestic supply of liquid fuels projected to increase, resulting in fewer imports


January 24, 2012

U.S. energy use projected to grow slowly and become less carbon-intensive


January 23, 2012

EIA issues AEO2012 Early Release


December 20, 2011

Rising Asian demand drives global coal consumption growth


December 16, 2011

Gas use for power generation leads increase in natural gas use in 2010


December 9, 2011

Residual fuel consumption in the U.S. continues to decline


December 6, 2011

Electricity demand changes in predictable patterns


December 2, 2011

Light bulb standards begin taking effect in 2012


November 28, 2011

Beyond natural gas and electricity; more than 10% of U.S. homes use heating oil or propane


November 21, 2011

Electric systems respond quickly to the sudden loss of supply or demand


November 17, 2011

Over half the cooling systems at U.S. electric power plants reuse water


November 14, 2011

Strong finish to 2011 natural gas storage injection season on Oct. 31


November 10, 2011

Renewable energy is used in all sectors of the U.S. economy


October 21, 2011

Flattening of per-capita residential energy consumption reflects multiple factors


September 14, 2011

Growth slows in U.S. ethanol production and consumption


September 12, 2011

Purchase of newer refrigerators slows during economic downturn


August 26, 2011

EIA updates mapping tool relating hurricane path to energy infrastructure


August 19, 2011

U.S. natural gas consumption for electric power tops industrial consumption


August 18, 2011

Mid-summer heat pushes up natural gas use at electric power plants


August 12, 2011

EIA's SEDS provides detailed data on energy use and expenditures by State


August 11, 2011

Consumption of alternative transportation fuels held steady in 2009


August 10, 2011

Number of alternative fuel vehicles in vehicle fleets increased in 2009


August 8, 2011

High temperatures drove record electricity demand and very high wholesale prices in Texas


August 3, 2011

Average wholesale natural gas prices mostly down during first-half of 2011


August 1, 2011

Ranking of renewable energy and nuclear energy use varies by sector


July 25, 2011

Four regional transmission organizations set new or nearly broke demand records last week


July 1, 2011

Natural gas consumption has two peaks each year


June 8, 2011

Electric generators' roles vary due to daily and seasonal variation in demand


May 6, 2011

U.S. households increase use of consumer electronics


May 3, 2011

Continuation and expansion of efficiency programs could mitigate carbon dioxide emissions


May 2, 2011

Additional appliance standards could significantly reduce residential energy use


April 25, 2011

Natural gas production/consumption retrospective 2010


April 21, 2011

Vehicle use varies across U.S. regions


April 19, 2011

Residential energy survey provides greater detail on many more States


April 13, 2011

The outlook for transportation fuel markets this summer


April 11, 2011

U.S. households are incorporating energy–efficient features


April 1, 2011

U.S. natural gas imports fall for third year in a row


March 23, 2011

Incandescent bulbs still play a role in the future of lighting


March 15, 2011

Advanced electric meter installations rising in homes and businesses


February 24, 2011

Gasoline product supplied may reflect snowstorm effects on driving


February 16, 2011

U.S. exports of coking coal were nearly triple U.S. consumption in 2010


February 15, 2011

Demand response can lower electric power load when needed


February 10, 2011

EIA projects rapid growth in unconventional vehicle sales


February 9, 2011

History of energy consumption in the United States, 1775–2009


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