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July 8, 2014

Wyoming, Gulf of Mexico dominate fossil fuels production on federal and Indian lands


July 7, 2014

Production of fossil fuels from federal and Indian lands fell in 2013


June 13, 2014

Projected growth in natural gas-fired generation is influenced by resource availability


June 11, 2014

Railroad deliveries continue to provide the majority of coal shipments to the power sector


June 9, 2014

Power sector CO2 emissions sensitive to policy changes and natural gas supply


June 3, 2014

Recent trends in energy-related CO2 emissions vary across regions and states


May 14, 2014

China produces and consumes almost as much coal as the rest of the world combined


April 30, 2014

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


April 28, 2014

Projected CO2 emissions vary with coal and nuclear power plant retirements


April 24, 2014

Power plant coal stockpiles are expected to rebuild after heavy winter drawdown


April 8, 2014

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


March 28, 2014

Coal-fired power plant operators consider emissions compliance strategies


March 25, 2014

Coal supplies at electric power plants drawn down in cold weather


March 20, 2014

Planned coal-fired power plant retirements continue to increase


March 6, 2014

EIA now delivers coal data through new interactive browser


February 27, 2014

Dollar value of U.S. net coal exports has increased more than three-fold since 2005


February 24, 2014

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


February 14, 2014

AEO2014 projects more coal-fired power plant retirements by 2016 than have been scheduled


January 27, 2014

States closer to western mines have lower coal costs


January 16, 2014

Spot coal price trends vary across key basins during 2013


January 13, 2014

U.S. energy-related CO2 emissions in 2013 expected to be 2% higher than in 2012


January 6, 2014

Change in energy prices mixed in 2013 as prices of nonenergy commodities fell


December 19, 2013

State Energy Profiles enhanced and renewables sections added


December 11, 2013

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


November 25, 2013

Coal-fired electric generators continue to dominate electric supply in the central region


November 22, 2013

Use of coal-fired generators in the Southeast has been declining


November 18, 2013

Electricity in the Mid-Atlantic region is predominantly fueled by coal and nuclear sources


October 2, 2013

Top four U.S. coal companies supplied more than half of U.S. coal production in 2011


September 27, 2013

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


September 25, 2013

Natural gas generation lower than last year because of differences in relative fuel prices


September 16, 2013

Rapid increases in electricity demand challenge both generating unit and system operators


September 3, 2013

Transmission upgrades compensate for coal-fired retirements in Ohio electric region


August 12, 2013

Production of fossil fuel from federal and Indian lands fell in 2012


August 7, 2013

Wyoming dominates sales of coal produced from federal and Indian lands


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 18, 2013

Increased U.S. coal consumption met by burning through stockpiles


July 3, 2013

Energy sources have changed throughout the history of the United States


June 21, 2013

25% of U.S. coal exports go to Asia, but remain a small share of Asia’s total coal imports


June 19, 2013

U.S. coal exports set monthly record


June 11, 2013

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


May 23, 2013

Coal regains some electric generation market share from natural gas


April 23, 2013

Future power market shares of coal, natural gas generators depend on relative fuel prices


April 11, 2013

Year-to-date natural gas use for electric power generation is down from 2012


April 5, 2013

Energy-related carbon dioxide emissions declined in 2012


March 29, 2013

Two Wyoming mines accounted for 20% of U.S. coal production by tons in 2012


March 8, 2013

New electric generators typically come online at the start of summer or in December


February 20, 2013

Dark spreads measure returns over fuel costs of coal-fired generation


February 7, 2013

EIA begins posting daily energy prices on Today in Energy webpage


February 5, 2013

Rail traffic reflects more oil production, less coal-fired electricity generation


January 30, 2013

Stretches of Upper Mississippi River near record-low levels


January 29, 2013

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


January 25, 2013

Coal stockpiles at electric power plants were above average throughout 2012


January 14, 2013

2012 Brief: Coal prices and production in most basins down in 2012


January 7, 2013

2012 Brief: Coal and mid-continent crude oil prices declined during 2012


December 21, 2012

California’s first greenhouse gas emissions auction sells near minimum price


December 17, 2012

Energy Perspectives: United States energy imports decline while energy exports increase


December 14, 2012

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


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


December 6, 2012

Cheaper natural gas alters generation dispatch in Southeast


December 3, 2012

EIA projects little change in U.S. coal production in 2013


November 29, 2012

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


November 26, 2012

Canada Week: The United States and Canada share the world’s most significant energy trade


November 19, 2012

Cost of transporting coal to power plants rose almost 50% in decade


November 15, 2012

Europe and Asia are the leading destinations for U.S. coal exports in 2012


November 6, 2012

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


October 23, 2012

U.S. coal exports on record pace in 2012, fueled by steam coal growth


October 19, 2012

Electricity generation from coal and natural gas both increased with summer heat


September 21, 2012

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


September 20, 2012

Central Appalachian (CAPP) coal spot prices affect markets for coal and electric power


September 19, 2012

Trading Point: Central Appalachian (CAPP) is the nation's benchmark price for eastern coal


September 7, 2012

Natural gas demand at power plants was high in summer 2012


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 31, 2012

Projected retirements of coal-fired power plants


July 30, 2012

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


July 27, 2012

27 gigawatts of coal-fired capacity to retire over next five years


July 13, 2012

Competition among fuels for power generation driven by changes in fuel prices


July 6, 2012

Monthly coal- and natural gas-fired generation equal for first time in April 2012


June 19, 2012

Most U.S. coal exports went to European and Asian markets in 2011


June 5, 2012

U.S. coal’s share of total net generation continues to decline


May 31, 2012

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


May 30, 2012

Japan’s use of thermal generation is up since March 2011 due to nuclear plant outages


May 18, 2012

Warm weather and low natural gas prices dampen spot electricity prices this winter


May 4, 2012

A Clean Energy Standard could reduce power sector carbon dioxide emissions


April 25, 2012

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


April 16, 2012

U.S. rail carloads of coal in first quarter of 2012 lowest since 1994


March 29, 2012

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


March 23, 2012

U.S. coal production in 2012 falls below five-year range


March 16, 2012

Dry sorbent injection may serve as a key pollution control technology at power plants


March 9, 2012

Coal's share of total U.S. electricity generation falls below 40% in November and December


March 2, 2012

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


February 27, 2012

Eastern U.S. coal futures prices down in early 2012


February 16, 2012

Ohio's fuel mix for power generation is changing


February 13, 2012

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


February 10, 2012

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


February 2, 2012

Emissions allowance prices for SO2 and NOX remained low in 2011


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 9, 2012

2011 Brief: Energy commodity price trends varied widely during 2011


December 21, 2011

Coal plants without scrubbers account for a majority of U.S. SO2 emissions


December 20, 2011

Rising Asian demand drives global coal consumption growth


December 13, 2011

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


December 7, 2011

Asia leads growth in global coal production since 1980


November 25, 2011

Australia world's largest coal exporter, fourth-largest liquefied natural gas exporter


November 15, 2011

Pennsylvania's use of natural gas for power generation has grown rapidly


November 8, 2011

Six seaports account for 94% of U.S. coal exports, which are dominated by coking coal


November 4, 2011

U.S. coal stockpile levels at electric power plants approach five-year low


October 4, 2011

China dominates global coal production


September 19, 2011

China and India account for half of global energy growth through 2035


September 8, 2011

EPA rule requires SO2 emissions reduction from Texas coal power plants in 2012


September 2, 2011

United States leads world in coal reserves


August 23, 2011

Wyoming produces almost as much coal as the next seven states combined


August 17, 2011

Electric generating capacity additions in the first half of 2011


August 16, 2011

Subbituminous and bituminous coal dominate U.S. coal production


August 9, 2011

Cross State Air Pollution Rule requires emissions reductions from Eastern U.S. powerplants


July 27, 2011

First-quarter 2011 coal share of power generation lowest in over 30 years


June 28, 2011

Most coal-fired electric capacity was built before 1980


June 22, 2011

U.S. coal exports at highest levels since 1992


May 31, 2011

Coal stocks at power plants are likely sufficient despite river flooding


May 26, 2011

Coal likely to remain most prevalent fuel for electricity generation


May 12, 2011

Spot price for Central Appalachian coal up since early 2010


February 16, 2011

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


February 9, 2011

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


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