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generation capacity

September 8, 2015

Electric generator capacity factors vary widely across the world

August 14, 2015

First offshore wind farm in the United States begins construction

May 11, 2015

Projected electric capacity additions are below recent historical levels

March 10, 2015

Scheduled 2015 capacity additions mostly wind and natural gas; retirements mostly coal

February 19, 2015

Wind generates more than 10% of Texas electricity in 2014

January 27, 2015

Hawaii’s electric system is changing with rooftop solar growth and new utility ownership

January 20, 2015

NERC assessment examines winter power system reliability, fuel diversity

September 9, 2014

Natural gas, solar, and wind lead power plant capacity additions in first-half 2014

July 16, 2014

EIA projects modest needs for new electric generation capacity

June 24, 2014

Fewer wind curtailments and negative power prices seen in Texas after major grid expansion

June 23, 2014

Texas hits new peak wind output

April 8, 2014

Half of power plant capacity additions in 2013 came from natural gas

January 31, 2014

NFL stadiums produce onsite energy with solar PV projects

November 14, 2013

2013 completions of large solar thermal power plants mark technology gains

October 17, 2013

Global nuclear generation capacity totaled more than 370 gigawatts in 2012

September 17, 2013

Most new residential solar PV projects in California program are not owned by homeowners

September 6, 2013

Vermont Yankee nuclear plant closure in 2014 will challenge New England energy markets

July 8, 2013

Pumped storage provides grid reliability even with net generation loss

January 23, 2013

How much electric supply capacity is needed to keep U.S. electricity grids reliable?

November 21, 2012

Wind energy tax credit set to expire at the end of 2012

November 2, 2012

Extended outages at several nuclear plants led to high outage levels in 2012

October 4, 2012

Combined heat and power technology fills an important energy niche

September 17, 2012

Municipal solid waste plants convert garbage to electricity

September 7, 2012

Natural gas demand at power plants was high in summer 2012

September 6, 2012

NRG-GenOn acquisition plan would create the largest independent power producer

August 17, 2012

Electric generator dispatch depends on system demand and the relative cost of operation

July 31, 2012

Projected retirements of coal-fired power plants

July 9, 2012

Texas electricity market faces summer challenges

June 14, 2012

California's electric power market faces challenges heading into summer

May 17, 2012

Global generation capacity for nuclear power has grown to over 346 gigawatts since 1955

May 15, 2012

Participation in electric net-metering programs increased sharply in recent years

May 9, 2012

Policies for compensating behind-the-meter generation vary by State

May 8, 2012

U.S. nuclear outages back within five-year range

March 12, 2012

U.S. wind generation increased 27% in 2011

February 10, 2012

Natural gas and renewable shares of electricity generation to grow, coal still largest

November 17, 2011

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

August 2, 2011

Wind generating capacity is distributed unevenly across the United States

July 6, 2011

Natural gas use in the electric power sector is growing

July 5, 2011

Most electric generating capacity additions in the last decade were natural gas-fired

June 8, 2011

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

June 7, 2011

Recent mix of electric generating capacity additions more diverse

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