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November 4, 2015

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

October 27, 2015

India likely to experience continued growth in electricity use for air conditioning

October 22, 2015

India aims to reduce high electricity transmission and distribution system losses

October 21, 2015

Exelon-Pepco merger could create largest U.S. electric utility

October 19, 2015

Indonesia has significant potential to increase geothermal electricity production

October 7, 2015

Nationwide, electricity generation from coal falls while natural gas rises

October 6, 2015

Household heating costs are expected to be lower than previous two winters

September 28, 2015

U.S. nuclear outages were less than 3% of capacity this summer

September 11, 2015

Natural gas use features two seasonal peaks per year

September 8, 2015

Electric generator capacity factors vary widely across the world

September 1, 2015

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

August 27, 2015

Domestic market for distributed wind turbines faces several challenges

August 25, 2015

India’s coal industry in flux as government sets ambitious coal production targets

August 17, 2015

Texas electric grid serves record-high power demand

August 5, 2015

Monthly power sector carbon dioxide emissions reach 27-year low in April

August 3, 2015

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

July 31, 2015

Electricity from natural gas surpasses coal for first time, but just for one month

July 27, 2015

Natural gas salt-facility storage serves special gas market needs

July 24, 2015

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

July 17, 2015

U.S. nuclear outages are low during summer peak electricity demand season

July 9, 2015

U.S.-Canada electricity trade increases

July 2, 2015

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

June 19, 2015

Europe aims for wider electricity market coordination

June 16, 2015

EIA’s mapping system highlights energy infrastructure across the United States

June 11, 2015

Efficiency moderates effects of higher electricity prices under proposed Clean Power Plan

June 5, 2015

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

June 3, 2015

Levelized cost comparisons help explain value of various electric generation technologies

May 27, 2015

Under the proposed Clean Power Plan, natural gas, then renewables, gain generation share

May 26, 2015

Proposed Clean Power Plan rule cuts power sector CO2 emissions to lowest level since 1980s

May 18, 2015

Nonpetroleum share of transportation energy at highest level since 1954

May 15, 2015

U.S. power sector CO2 emissions expected to increase through 2040

May 14, 2015

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

May 11, 2015

Projected electric capacity additions are below recent historical levels

May 6, 2015

EIA’s CBECS is the nation's only comprehensive survey of commercial buildings

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

April 9, 2015

California’s continued drought, reduced snowpack mean lower hydropower output

April 3, 2015

Nonhydro electricity storage increasing as new policies are implemented

March 24, 2015

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

March 16, 2015

Growth in residential electricity prices highest in 6 years, but expected to slow in 2015

March 13, 2015

Total energy subsidies decline since 2010, with changes in support across fuel types

March 10, 2015

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

March 6, 2015

Supply shortages lead to rolling power outages in the Philippines

February 19, 2015

Wind generates more than 10% of Texas electricity in 2014

February 2, 2015

New England generation fuel mix changes likely as Vermont Yankee nuclear plant retires

January 27, 2015

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

January 22, 2015

Northern Maine considers options to gain direct access to New England electric grid

January 20, 2015

NERC assessment examines winter power system reliability, fuel diversity

January 12, 2015

Wholesale power prices increase across the country in 2014

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 11, 2014

Several states are adding or increasing incentives for electric vehicle charging stations

December 10, 2014

California leads the nation in the adoption of electric vehicles

December 9, 2014

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

December 8, 2014

Almost all U.S. nuclear plants require life extension past 60 years to operate beyond 2050

November 19, 2014

Solar photovoltaic output depends on orientation, tilt, and tracking

November 18, 2014

European residential electricity prices increasing faster than prices in United States

November 13, 2014

Rail shipments of oil and petroleum products through October up 13% over year-ago period

November 7, 2014

After record injections, natural gas storage levels now within 7% of 5-year average

November 6, 2014

Coal stockpiles at coal-fired power plants smaller than in recent years

October 29, 2014

Nuclear Regulatory Commission resumes license renewals for nuclear power plants

October 24, 2014

Electricity distribution investments rose over the past two decades

October 23, 2014

Lower electricity-related CO2 emissions reflect lower carbon intensity and electricity use

October 7, 2014

Less severe weather means lower expected household heating bills this winter

October 6, 2014

California drought leads to less hydropower, increased natural gas generation

September 30, 2014

California’s subhourly wholesale electricity market opens to systems outside its footprint

September 26, 2014

Minimum efficiency standards for electric motors will soon increase

September 25, 2014

Everywhere but Northeast, fewer homes choose natural gas as heating fuel

September 24, 2014

Saudi Arabia uses largest amount of crude oil for power generation since 2010

September 9, 2014

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

September 8, 2014

Geothermal resources used to produce renewable electricity in western states

September 3, 2014

Electricity transmission investments vary by region

September 2, 2014

Residential electricity prices are rising

August 26, 2014

Investment in electricity transmission infrastructure shows steady increase

August 19, 2014

Hawaii and U.S. Territories aim to increase fuel diversity with LNG imports

August 15, 2014

Reasons for projected natural gas-fired generation growth vary by region

August 13, 2014

Steam coal imports remain down sharply from historic high in 2007

August 1, 2014

Metal-based durables manufacturers are fueled by electricity and natural gas

July 16, 2014

EIA projects modest needs for new electric generation capacity

June 27, 2014

The Columbia River Basin provides more than 40% of total U.S. hydroelectric generation

June 25, 2014

California continues to set daily records for utility scale solar energy

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

June 20, 2014

NERC’s Summer Reliability Assessment highlights regional electricity capacity margins

June 17, 2014

Hydropower supplies more than three-quarters of Brazil’s electric power

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 30, 2014

Privately owned generators play a growing role in Mexico’s electricity supply

May 21, 2014

U.S. consumers’ energy spending rose this winter

May 20, 2014

Industrial onsite electricity concentrated in chemicals, oil, and paper manufacturing

May 19, 2014

Industrial facilities get most of their electricity from the grid

May 12, 2014

Many industrial electricity customers are farmers

April 29, 2014

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

April 28, 2014

Projected CO2 emissions vary with coal and nuclear power plant retirements

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

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 12, 2014

Heating fuel expenditures rise this winter, especially for propane-heated homes

February 20, 2014

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

February 18, 2014

Peak-to-average electricity demand ratio rising in New England and many other U.S. regions

February 13, 2014

Severe winter weather threatens East Coast energy infrastructure

February 11, 2014

Many newer power plants have cooling systems that reuse water

February 7, 2014

Reduced water supply forecast affects hydropower outlook in Pacific Northwest

February 6, 2014

Current drought reduces hydro generation forecast for California

January 31, 2014

NFL stadiums produce onsite energy with solar PV projects

January 27, 2014

States closer to western mines have lower coal costs

January 24, 2014

EIA now providing more detail on electric capacity additions and retirements

January 21, 2014

Northeast and Mid-Atlantic power prices react to winter freeze and natural gas constraints

January 16, 2014

Spot coal price trends vary across key basins during 2013

January 15, 2014

Monthly generator capacity factor data now available by fuel and technology

January 8, 2014

New England and Pacific Northwest had largest power price increases in 2013

December 20, 2013

U.S. electricity sales have decreased in four of the past five years

December 19, 2013

State Energy Profiles enhanced and renewables sections added

December 18, 2013

Petroleum's share of Florida's electric generation mix dwindles as natural gas grows

December 11, 2013

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

December 6, 2013

December natural gas prices spike in Boston

December 4, 2013

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

December 2, 2013

Renewable electricity production grows in Texas

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

November 14, 2013

2013 completions of large solar thermal power plants mark technology gains

November 12, 2013

Northeast grows increasingly reliant on natural gas for power generation

November 8, 2013

The mix of fuels used for electricity generation in the United States is changing

October 24, 2013

Midcontinent Independent System Operator adding four new electric territories in December

October 18, 2013

Electricity use by machine drives varies significantly by manufacturing industry

October 17, 2013

Global nuclear generation capacity totaled more than 370 gigawatts in 2012

October 8, 2013

Heating costs for most households are forecast to rise from last winter’s level

October 1, 2013

Natural gas-fired combustion turbines are generally used to meet peak electricity load

September 26, 2013

Variability in electricity demand highlights potential roles for electricity storage

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 16, 2013

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

September 13, 2013

Nuclear outages begin to increase with the start of the fall refueling season

September 9, 2013

Cooler-than-normal August relieves strain on Texas electricity market

September 6, 2013

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

September 5, 2013

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

September 3, 2013

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

August 28, 2013

The U.S. relies on foreign uranium, enrichment services to fuel its nuclear power plants

August 27, 2013

Electricity demand patterns matter for valuing electricity supply resources

August 16, 2013

Chinese investments play large role in Southeast Asia hydroelectric growth

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 23, 2013

Wholesale electricity prices rose across the United States

July 19, 2013

Short-term, real-time power prices reflect system strain during Northeast heat wave

July 18, 2013

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

July 11, 2013

New EIA inventory tracks state energy efficiency programs

July 8, 2013

Pumped storage provides grid reliability even with net generation loss

July 3, 2013

Energy sources have changed throughout the history of the United States

July 2, 2013

Lower power prices and high repair costs drive nuclear retirements

June 25, 2013

Average U.S. residential summer 2013 electric bill expected to be lowest in four years

June 24, 2013

Electric supply additions are not keeping pace with increased peak-hour demand in Texas

June 12, 2013

Federal Power Marketing Administrations operate across much of the United States

June 11, 2013

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

June 7, 2013

New generators help California meet summer challenges to electric reliability

June 6, 2013

Electricity reliability report released; Texas and California raise concerns for summer

May 30, 2013

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

May 23, 2013

Coal regains some electric generation market share from natural gas

May 22, 2013

Extended tax credits could raise projected renewable electricity capacity and generation

May 17, 2013

Mexico Week: U.S.-Mexico electricity trade is small, with tight regional focus

May 13, 2013

Mexico Week: U.S. is Mexico’s primary energy trade partner amid shifting trade dynamics

May 8, 2013

Industrial sector drives increase in North Dakota electricity sales

May 7, 2013

President’s proposed budget calls for strategic review of government’s role in TVA

April 25, 2013

Long-term outlook for nuclear generation depends on lifetime of existing capacity

April 24, 2013

Lower wholesale power prices reduce quark spreads available to nuclear plant operators

April 23, 2013

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

April 18, 2013

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

April 12, 2013

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

April 11, 2013

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

March 28, 2013

Solar activity can affect transmission grid, but 2013 activity less than anticipated

March 26, 2013

Extended nuclear plant outages raise Southern California wholesale power prices

March 22, 2013

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

March 15, 2013

Japan’s fossil-fueled generation remains high because of continuing nuclear plant outages

March 14, 2013

Above-normal outages of U.S. nuclear capacity persist at the start of 2013

March 8, 2013

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

March 6, 2013

Two perspectives on household electricity use

March 4, 2013

Homes show greatest seasonal variation in electricity use

February 27, 2013

Power plant emissions of sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxides continue to decline in 2012

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

February 20, 2013

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

February 15, 2013

EIA now delivers monthly electricity data in interactive data browser

February 11, 2013

Wind industry installs almost 5,300 MW of capacity in December

February 8, 2013

An introduction to spark spreads

February 7, 2013

EIA begins posting daily energy prices on Today in Energy webpage

February 6, 2013

Stadiums and arenas use efficient, high wattage lamps

February 5, 2013

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

January 25, 2013

Coal stockpiles at electric power plants were above average throughout 2012

January 24, 2013

New aggregation programs drive consumer participation in Illinois electricity choice

January 23, 2013

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

January 16, 2013

Large mergers drive changes in ownership of electric generating capacity in 2012

January 14, 2013

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

January 9, 2013

2012 Brief: Average wholesale electricity prices down compared to last year

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 19, 2012

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

December 18, 2012

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

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 27, 2012

Canada Week: Integrated electric grid improves reliability for United States, Canada

November 26, 2012

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

November 21, 2012

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

November 19, 2012

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

November 14, 2012

San Onofre nuclear outage contributes to Southern California’s changing generation profile

November 13, 2012

Despite customer outages, wholesale electric markets operated during Hurricane Sandy

November 9, 2012

Electricity restored to many in the Northeast but outages persist

November 2, 2012

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

November 1, 2012

Smart meter deployments continue to rise

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 19, 2012

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

October 10, 2012

U.S. households forecast to use more heating fuels this winter compared with last winter

October 4, 2012

Combined heat and power technology fills an important energy niche

October 3, 2012

Key New England natural gas pipeline reflects seasonal flow changes

October 2, 2012

Regulators approve first commercial hydrokinetic projects in the United States

September 20, 2012

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

September 18, 2012

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

September 17, 2012

Municipal solid waste plants convert garbage to electricity

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

September 6, 2012

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

September 4, 2012

Electric grid operators monitoring drought conditions

August 29, 2012

Hurricane Isaac affects U.S. Gulf Coast energy infrastructure

August 24, 2012

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

August 22, 2012

Merger of Progress Energy and Duke Energy created largest U.S. electric utility

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

August 16, 2012

Energy needed to produce aluminum

August 10, 2012

Wholesale electricity prices are lower during the first half of 2012

August 9, 2012

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

August 8, 2012

Low U.S. injections reflect already high natural gas storage inventories

August 7, 2012

EIA has updated Gulf of Mexico energy statistics

August 1, 2012

U.S. energy-related CO2 emissions in early 2012 lowest since 1992

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 25, 2012

Power outages often spur questions around burying power lines

July 17, 2012

Uprates can increase U.S. nuclear capacity substantially without building new reactors

July 13, 2012

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

July 12, 2012

Eastern electric systems tested during first summer 2012 heat wave

July 11, 2012

New transmission project will help California meet summer electric demand

July 9, 2012

Texas electricity market faces summer challenges

July 6, 2012

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

July 2, 2012

EIA’s AEO2012 includes analysis of breakthroughs in vehicle battery technology

June 29, 2012

Electricity storage: Location, location, location … and cost

June 22, 2012

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

June 18, 2012

Negative wholesale electricity prices occur in RTOs

June 14, 2012

California's electric power market faces challenges heading into summer

June 7, 2012

Northeast electricity markets react to hot weather in late May

June 5, 2012

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

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 30, 2012

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

May 29, 2012

Seasonal hydroelectric output drives down wholesale electricity prices in the West

May 22, 2012

Electricity storage can smooth out moment-to-moment variations in electricity demand

May 21, 2012

Electricity storage can take advantage of daily price variations

May 18, 2012

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

May 17, 2012

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

May 16, 2012

Natural gas consumption reflects shifting sectoral patterns

May 15, 2012

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

May 14, 2012

State electric retail choice programs are popular with commercial and industrial customers

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

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

May 1, 2012

Wholesale electricity prices spike in Texas

April 30, 2012

Access to alternative transportation fuel stations varies across the lower 48 states

April 25, 2012

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

April 19, 2012

Natural gas prices near 10-year low amid mild weather, higher supplies in winter 2011-12

April 16, 2012

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

April 9, 2012

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

April 5, 2012

Spot crude prices near 12-month high; natural gas and power prices near 12-month low

April 2, 2012

Daily natural gas and power price differences in Mid-Atlantic region reflect constraints

March 30, 2012

New technology can improve electric power system efficiency and reliability

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 12, 2012

U.S. wind generation increased 27% in 2011

March 9, 2012

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

March 8, 2012

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

March 5, 2012

Nuclear Regulatory Commission approves construction of first nuclear units in 30 years

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 27, 2012

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

February 23, 2012

Negative prices in wholesale electricity markets indicate supply inflexibilities

February 22, 2012

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

February 21, 2012

Northwest hydroelectric output above five-year range for much of 2011

February 16, 2012

Ohio's fuel mix for power generation is changing

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

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

February 2, 2012

Emissions allowance prices for SO2 and NOX remained low in 2011

January 30, 2012

DOE provides detailed offshore wind resource maps

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

January 11, 2012

2011 Brief: Wholesale electricity prices mostly lower in 2011

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 19, 2011

A quarter of California's electricity comes from outside the state

December 16, 2011

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

December 14, 2011

Electricity storage technologies can be used for energy management and power quality

December 13, 2011

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

December 12, 2011

Electricity tends to flow south in North America

December 9, 2011

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

December 6, 2011

Electricity demand changes in predictable patterns

November 21, 2011

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

November 18, 2011

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

November 17, 2011

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

November 15, 2011

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

November 10, 2011

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

November 4, 2011

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

October 28, 2011

Household heating fuels vary across the country

October 26, 2011

EIA launches new electricity-focused web page

October 18, 2011

Summer 2011 electricity prices were mostly down compared to summer 2010

October 17, 2011

Nuclear outages back within typical range since July following springtime surge

September 28, 2011

Renewable energy shows strongest growth in global electric generating capacity

September 27, 2011

California electricity market reacted to the recent San Diego blackout

September 26, 2011

Transmission congestion drives power price division between upstate and downstate New York

September 20, 2011

Wholesale power price maps reflect real-time constraints on transmission of electricity

September 9, 2011

Texas Heat Wave, August 2011: Nature and Effects of an Electricity Supply Shortage

September 8, 2011

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

August 26, 2011

EIA updates mapping tool relating hurricane path to energy infrastructure

August 25, 2011

Mid-Atlantic electricity market reacts to Tuesday's earthquake

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 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 8, 2011

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

August 5, 2011

European Union countries reach for higher renewable electricity generation

August 4, 2011

Wholesale electricity price changes diverge across regions during first-half of 2011

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 25, 2011

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

July 22, 2011

Wholesale electricity prices in New York City are the highest in the contiguous U.S.

July 18, 2011

Minimal petroleum-fired electric capacity has been added in recent years

July 13, 2011

U.S. wind capacity takes off after 2005

July 8, 2011

Hydropower has a long history in the United States

July 7, 2011

Nuclear power plant outages above seasonal norm in spring of 2011

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

July 1, 2011

Natural gas consumption has two peaks each year

June 30, 2011

U.S. commercial nuclear capacity comes from reactors built primarily between 1970 and 1990

June 28, 2011

Most coal-fired electric capacity was built before 1980

June 27, 2011

Carbon dioxide emissions grow in the residential sector

June 20, 2011

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

June 16, 2011

Age of electric power generators varies widely

June 15, 2011

BPA curtails wind power generators during high hydropower conditions

June 10, 2011

Hydroelectric power resources form regional clusters

June 9, 2011

Average utilization of the nation's natural gas combined-cycle power plant fleet is rising

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

June 1, 2011

PJM shows how smart appliances could help stabilize power systems

May 26, 2011

Coal likely to remain most prevalent fuel for electricity generation

May 24, 2011

Capital costs have major impact on projected power sector investments

May 23, 2011

Nuclear power plants undergo seasonal scheduled outages

May 19, 2011

Participation lags in most electricity retail choice States

May 18, 2011

Electricity retail choice is mandated in Texas and growing in three States

May 17, 2011

Wind capacity additions slowed during 2010

May 13, 2011

Electricity resource planners credit only a fraction of potential wind capacity

May 6, 2011

U.S. households increase use of consumer electronics

May 5, 2011

Decoupling treatment of electric and gas utilities can differ within a State

May 4, 2011

State programs encourage energy efficiency programs by adjusting utilities' cost recovery

April 22, 2011

Seasonal maintenance helps keep power online during summer and winter peaks

April 11, 2011

U.S. households are incorporating energy–efficient features

April 6, 2011

Demand for electricity changes through the day

April 4, 2011

About 60% of the U.S. electric power supply is managed by RTOs

March 25, 2011

Electricity systems adjust operations to growing wind power output

March 24, 2011

Electric grid planners: demand response and energy efficiency to increase

March 22, 2011

Increasing wind capacity requires new approaches to electricity planning and operations

March 17, 2011

Japan depends significantly on nuclear power to meet its electricity needs

March 16, 2011

Concentrating solar power technologies offer utility-scale power production

March 15, 2011

Advanced electric meter installations rising in homes and businesses

March 10, 2011

Solar shipments up, prices down

March 4, 2011

Average wholesale electric power prices rose in 2010

February 15, 2011

Demand response can lower electric power load when needed

February 11, 2011

New Texas wholesale power market weathers extreme cold

February 9, 2011

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

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