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November 9, 2015

New biofuels eliminate need for blending with petroleum fuels

November 4, 2015

Texas expected to keep breaking records for wind generation as wind capacity grows

September 14, 2015

Global solar photovoltaic manufacturing production slows in recent years

September 1, 2015

Alaska increases wind power capacity in utility-scale and distributed-scale projects

August 20, 2015

Australia shifts investment from wind projects to other renewable sources

August 14, 2015

First offshore wind farm in the United States begins construction

August 11, 2015

West Coast wind patterns lead to below-normal wind generation capacity factors

August 3, 2015

Coal, nuclear, and renewables expected to boost Vietnam’s electricity capacity

July 24, 2015

Power-to-gas brings a new focus to the issue of energy storage from renewable sources

July 2, 2015

Fossil fuels have made up at least 80% of U.S. fuel mix since 1900

June 29, 2015

Hawaii and Vermont set high renewable portfolio standard targets

June 5, 2015

Proposed Clean Power Plan would accelerate renewable additions and coal plant retirements

May 28, 2015

Renewables share of U.S. energy consumption highest since 1930s

May 19, 2015

EIA launches redesigned International Energy Portal

May 14, 2015

Power generation from coal and natural gas expected to temporarily converge this spring

May 13, 2015

Corn ethanol yields continue to improve

May 4, 2015

Natural gas, renewables projected to provide larger shares of electricity generation

April 22, 2015

UK’s renewable energy targets drive increases in U.S. wood pellet exports

March 26, 2015

U.S. ethanol exports in 2014 reach highest level since 2011

March 24, 2015

California first state to generate more than 5% of electricity from utility-scale solar

March 20, 2015

U.S. biodiesel and renewable diesel imports decline 36% in 2014

March 10, 2015

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

February 25, 2015

Wind generation seasonal patterns vary across the United States

February 23, 2015

Higher RIN prices support continued ethanol blending despite lower gasoline prices

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

December 19, 2014

Power sector employment declines, except for renewable electricity generators

December 18, 2014

Wind power capacity additions expected to increase in last quarter of 2014

December 9, 2014

Increased solar and wind electricity generation in California are changing net load shapes

October 27, 2014

Increasing ethanol use has reduced the average energy content of retail motor gasoline

September 22, 2014

European nations are increasing electricity generation using no-carbon sources

September 8, 2014

Geothermal resources used to produce renewable electricity in western states

September 5, 2014

Commercial-scale cellulosic ethanol plant opens

August 22, 2014

New England relying more on natural gas along with hydroelectric imports from Canada

July 31, 2014

Nonhydro renewables now routinely surpass hydropower generation

July 25, 2014

Biofuels are included in latest U.S. Navy fuel procurement

July 10, 2014

EIA projections show hydro growth limited by economics not resources

May 22, 2014

U.S. wood pellet exports double in 2013 in response to growing European demand

May 5, 2014

U.S. ethanol imports from Brazil down in 2013

May 2, 2014

U.S. biomass-based diesel imports increase to record levels in 2013

April 30, 2014

Lower U.S. electricity demand growth would reduce fossil fuels’ projected generation share

April 29, 2014

Renewable electricity generation projections sensitive to cost, price, policy assumptions

April 18, 2014

Eleven states generated electricity from nonhydro renewables at double U.S. average

April 15, 2014

Twelve states produced 80% of U.S. wind power in 2013

March 7, 2014

E85 fueling station availability is increasing

March 5, 2014

Ethanol producers benefiting from higher margins for distillers grains

February 20, 2014

High cost, oil-fired generation creates potential for shift in Hawaiian electric sources

January 31, 2014

NFL stadiums produce onsite energy with solar PV projects

January 15, 2014

Monthly generator capacity factor data now available by fuel and technology

December 19, 2013

State Energy Profiles enhanced and renewables sections added

December 13, 2013

Abundant 2013 corn harvest boosts ethanol production

December 11, 2013

Existing resource base and policy decisions provide the West with electric fuel diversity

December 2, 2013

Renewable electricity production grows in Texas

November 21, 2013

EPA issues proposed rule for the 2014 Renewable Fuel Standard

November 14, 2013

2013 completions of large solar thermal power plants mark technology gains

October 7, 2013

Ethanol blending provides another proxy for gasoline demand

September 23, 2013

Renewable generation provides a growing share of California’s electricity

September 17, 2013

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

September 5, 2013

Higher wind generation in the Southwest Power Pool is reducing use of baseload capacity

August 16, 2013

Chinese investments play large role in Southeast Asia hydroelectric growth

August 14, 2013

EPA finalizes Renewable Fuel Standard for 2013; additional adjustments expected in 2014

July 31, 2013

U.S. biodiesel production reached a record level in May 2013

July 25, 2013

EIA projects world energy consumption will increase 56% by 2040

July 3, 2013

Energy sources have changed throughout the history of the United States

June 13, 2013

What caused the run-up in ethanol RIN prices during early 2013?

June 5, 2013

U.S. ethanol production and the Renewable Fuel Standard RIN bank

June 3, 2013

RINs and RVOs are used to implement the Renewable Fuel Standard

May 30, 2013

Feed-in tariff: A policy tool encouraging deployment of renewable electricity technologies

May 22, 2013

Extended tax credits could raise projected renewable electricity capacity and generation

May 20, 2013

Ethanol production capacity little changed in past year

March 11, 2013

Ethanol producers respond to market conditions

February 26, 2013

Cellulosic biofuels begin to flow but in lower volumes than foreseen by statutory targets

February 22, 2013

California hydro forecast declines on dry weather

February 21, 2013

Dry January lowers the Pacific Northwest water supply forecast for April through September

January 31, 2013

2012 Brief: U.S. ethanol prices and production lower compared to 2011

December 19, 2012

Planned wind turbine additions rise in advance of scheduled expiration of wind tax credit

December 13, 2012

Energy Perspectives: For most fuel sources, domestic production has been increasing

December 7, 2012

EIA projections for carbon dioxide emissions reflect changes in key drivers

November 21, 2012

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

October 31, 2012

Utility-scale installations lead solar photovoltaic growth

October 26, 2012

Industrial onsite generation increasingly relies on natural gas

October 24, 2012

New EIA data show total grid-connected photovoltaic solar capacity

October 18, 2012

Biofuels markets face blending constraints and other challenges

October 2, 2012

Regulators approve first commercial hydrokinetic projects in the United States

September 21, 2012

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

September 18, 2012

More recycling raises average energy content of waste used to generate electricity

August 31, 2012

Drought increases price of corn, reduces profits to ethanol producers

August 30, 2012

Drought has significant effect on corn crop condition, projected ethanol production

August 20, 2012

Natural gas, renewables dominate electric capacity additions in first half of 2012

August 17, 2012

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

July 30, 2012

Fuel used in electricity generation is projected to shift over the next 25 years

July 11, 2012

New transmission project will help California meet summer electric demand

June 18, 2012

Negative wholesale electricity prices occur in RTOs

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 7, 2012

EIA publishes monthly biodiesel production data for 2010 and 2011

May 4, 2012

A Clean Energy Standard could reduce power sector carbon dioxide emissions

May 3, 2012

Renewable utility-scale electricity production differs by fuel among states

May 2, 2012

Electricity generation from non-hydro renewable sources varies by state

April 9, 2012

Shares of electricity generation from renewable energy sources up in many states

March 12, 2012

U.S. wind generation increased 27% in 2011

March 2, 2012

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

February 28, 2012

EIA projects U.S. non-hydro renewable power generation increases, led by wind and biomass

February 22, 2012

Pacific Northwest water supply forecast to be near or below normal for 2012

February 10, 2012

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

February 6, 2012

Renewable electricity generation in California includes variable and non-variable sources

February 3, 2012

Most states have Renewable Portfolio Standards

January 30, 2012

DOE provides detailed offshore wind resource maps

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

January 19, 2012

DOE provides detailed onshore wind resource map

December 13, 2011

Most generator retirements over the past decade were older natural gas-fired units

December 8, 2011

Gasoline with higher ethanol content getting closer to U.S. drivers' fuel tanks

November 30, 2011

EIA releases U.S. fuel ethanol production capacity data

November 18, 2011

U.S. has large geothermal resources, but recent growth is slower than wind or solar

November 10, 2011

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

November 9, 2011

Use of U.S. wind and biofuels on the rise

October 28, 2011

Household heating fuels vary across the country

October 18, 2011

Summer 2011 electricity prices were mostly down compared to summer 2010

September 28, 2011

Renewable energy shows strongest growth in global electric generating capacity

September 14, 2011

Growth slows in U.S. ethanol production and consumption

August 17, 2011

Electric generating capacity additions in the first half of 2011

August 15, 2011

U.S. hydropower output varies dramatically from year to year

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 5, 2011

European Union countries reach for higher renewable electricity generation

August 2, 2011

Wind generating capacity is distributed unevenly across the United States

August 1, 2011

Ranking of renewable energy and nuclear energy use varies by sector

July 13, 2011

U.S. wind capacity takes off after 2005

July 8, 2011

Hydropower has a long history in the United States

June 20, 2011

Strong Pacific Northwest hydro conditions affect natural gas used for power generators

June 15, 2011

BPA curtails wind power generators during high hydropower conditions

June 10, 2011

Hydroelectric power resources form regional clusters

May 17, 2011

Wind capacity additions slowed during 2010

May 13, 2011

Electricity resource planners credit only a fraction of potential wind capacity

May 3, 2011

Continuation and expansion of efficiency programs could mitigate carbon dioxide emissions

March 31, 2011

Reduced carbon intensity of corn ethanol may increase its consumption in California

March 25, 2011

Electricity systems adjust operations to growing wind power output

March 22, 2011

Increasing wind capacity requires new approaches to electricity planning and operations

March 16, 2011

Concentrating solar power technologies offer utility-scale power production

March 10, 2011

Solar shipments up, prices down

March 9, 2011

Growth in liquids production puts Brazil on world energy stage

March 8, 2011

Plentiful water and low natural gas prices cut Northwest wholesale power prices in half

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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