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September 21, 2015

U.S. propane inventories are at an all-time high

September 16, 2015

Recent statistical revisions suggest higher historical coal consumption in China

August 19, 2015

EIA lowers crude oil price forecast through 2016

August 3, 2015

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

July 21, 2015

Consensus process provides alternate approach to energy efficiency standard development

July 14, 2015

Summer gasoline prices are lowest in years

June 30, 2015

EIA celebrates 20 years on the Internet

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 15, 2015

EIA’s new energy visualization widget embeds interactive charts and maps on any website

June 11, 2015

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

June 1, 2015

EIA conference on current energy issues is two weeks away

May 22, 2015

U.S. retail gasoline prices lowest since 2009 heading into Memorial Day weekend

May 14, 2015

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

May 6, 2015

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

May 1, 2015

Alaska residents are paid a unique yearly dividend from state’s permanent fund

April 28, 2015

Projections show U.S. becoming a net exporter of natural gas

April 15, 2015

U.S. energy imports and exports to come into balance for first time since 1950s

April 14, 2015

EIA's Annual Energy Outlook will be released later today

April 10, 2015

U.S. household gasoline expenditures expected to fall in 2015

April 8, 2015

Summer gasoline prices to be down more than $1 from last summer

March 18, 2015

EIA launches new data add-in tool for Microsoft Excel for Windows

March 13, 2015

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

March 2, 2015

Voluntary agreement continues to reduce energy consumption of television set-top boxes

February 18, 2015

Energy efficiency improvements have largely offset effect of more, larger homes

February 17, 2015

Proposed efficiency standard may eliminate noncondensing gas furnaces

February 5, 2015

Defense Department energy use falls to lowest level since at least 1975

February 4, 2015

Energy consumption by U.S. government at lowest level since at least 1975

January 26, 2015

Lower 48 oil production outlook stable despite expected near-term reduction in rig count

January 14, 2015

Market expectations of oil price uncertainty have increased in recent months

November 26, 2014

U.S. gasoline prices this Thanksgiving are the lowest since 2009

November 12, 2014

Increased natural gas production would meet most demand from added LNG exports

November 7, 2014

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

October 30, 2014

Colder weather drives forecast of 2014 energy-related CO2 emissions 1.1% above 2013 level

October 21, 2014

Consumer energy expenditures are roughly 5% of disposable income, below long-term average

October 17, 2014

Energy for growing and harvesting crops is a large component of farm operating costs

October 10, 2014

Net energy imports as share of consumption at lowest level in 29 years

October 7, 2014

Less severe weather means lower expected household heating bills this winter

September 25, 2014

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

September 11, 2014

Despite decline in some regions, world oil consumption still seen rising

September 10, 2014

EIA's forecast of 2014 gasoline use has risen 2 billion gallons (1.6%) in past 10 months

August 21, 2014

Average Brent crude oil prices trade within $5 per barrel range for 13 months in a row

August 15, 2014

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

August 6, 2014

EIA mapping tool shows which U.S. energy facilities are in areas at risk of flooding

July 30, 2014

Oil prices drive projected enhanced oil recovery using carbon dioxide

July 29, 2014

As cash flow flattens, major energy companies increase debt, sell assets

July 22, 2014

Fuel economy and average vehicle cost vary significantly across vehicle types

July 18, 2014

Light-duty vehicles’ share of transportation energy use is projected to fall

July 16, 2014

EIA projects modest needs for new electric generation capacity

July 14, 2014

Flickr page and other tools make EIA data more accessible

June 26, 2014

Fuel economy standards drive down projected gasoline use; diesel use, product exports rise

June 13, 2014

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

June 9, 2014

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

June 4, 2014

NOAA predicts relatively quiet Atlantic hurricane season

May 7, 2014

EIA releases complete Annual Energy Outlook 2014 report

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 23, 2014

Projected bulk chemicals output varies across alternative energy price scenarios

April 21, 2014

Extending residential energy policies affects some end uses more than others

April 9, 2014

Summer average gasoline price expected to be close to last year's level

April 7, 2014

Tight oil-driven production growth reduces need for U.S. oil imports

March 19, 2014

LED bulb efficiency expected to continue improving as cost declines

March 13, 2014

EIA projects record natural gas storage injection in 2014 to boost stocks from 11-year low

February 19, 2014

Gas-to-liquids plants face challenges in the U.S. market

February 14, 2014

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

February 12, 2014

EIA releases assessment of short-term uncertainties for global oil supply

January 28, 2014

Most homes have central thermostats on heating and cooling equipment

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 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 3, 2013

Future world energy demand driven by trends in developing countries

November 21, 2013

EPA issues proposed rule for the 2014 Renewable Fuel Standard

October 25, 2013

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

October 18, 2013

Electricity use by machine drives varies significantly by manufacturing industry

October 8, 2013

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

October 3, 2013

Nearly 80% of EIA’s website users come from outside the energy industry

September 4, 2013

Trends in natural gas storage capacity utilization vary by region

August 19, 2013

EIA publishes state fact sheets on residential energy consumption and characteristics

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

August 9, 2013

China poised to become the world’s largest net oil importer later this year

July 25, 2013

EIA projects world energy consumption will increase 56% by 2040

July 9, 2013

EIA releases energy infrastructure map with real-time storm information

June 20, 2013

Industrial sector natural gas use rising

June 14, 2013

U.S. crude oil production could reach 10 million barrels per day by 2040

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 4, 2013

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

June 3, 2013

RINs and RVOs are used to implement the Renewable Fuel Standard

May 22, 2013

Extended tax credits could raise projected renewable electricity capacity and generation

May 13, 2013

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

May 3, 2013

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

May 2, 2013

U.S. exports of liquefied petroleum gases projected to continue through 2040

April 30, 2013

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

April 25, 2013

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

April 23, 2013

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

April 17, 2013

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

April 15, 2013

EIA releases additional Annual Energy Outlook 2013 content

April 10, 2013

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

April 1, 2013

India’s economic growth is driving its energy consumption

March 22, 2013

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

March 21, 2013

Pennsylvania natural gas production rose 69% in 2012 despite reduced drilling activity

March 1, 2013

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

February 12, 2013

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

February 6, 2013

Stadiums and arenas use efficient, high wattage lamps

December 20, 2012

U.S. could become the world’s top liquid fuels producer, but how much does it matter?

December 18, 2012

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

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 12, 2012

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

December 7, 2012

EIA projections for carbon dioxide emissions reflect changes in key drivers

December 5, 2012

EIA projections show U.S. energy production growing faster than consumption through 2040

December 3, 2012

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

October 23, 2012

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

October 16, 2012

ENERGY STAR homes accounted for 26% of new construction in 2011

October 15, 2012

Adoption of ENERGY STAR equipment varies among appliances

October 10, 2012

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

October 2, 2012

Regulators approve first commercial hydrokinetic projects in the United States

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 14, 2012

Projected Alaska North Slope oil production at risk beyond 2025 if oil prices drop sharply

August 27, 2012

Projected natural gas prices depend on shale gas resource economics

August 9, 2012

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

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 20, 2012

Geology and technology drive estimates of technically recoverable resources

July 2, 2012

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

June 28, 2012

AEO2012 considers three cases for the future of world oil prices

June 27, 2012

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

June 25, 2012

AEO2012 has energy projections and analyses of legislation, regulations, and side cases

June 22, 2012

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

June 6, 2012

Residential Energy Consumption Survey data show decreased energy consumption per household

April 26, 2012

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

March 29, 2012

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

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 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 9, 2012

U.S. natural gas inventories at end of winter heating season expected highest since 1983

February 8, 2012

Tight oil, Gulf of Mexico deepwater drive projected increases in U.S. crude oil production

February 3, 2012

Most states have Renewable Portfolio Standards

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 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 14, 2011

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

October 25, 2011

High heating oil prices discourage heating oil supply contracts for the upcoming winter

October 21, 2011

Flattening of per-capita residential energy consumption reflects multiple factors

October 12, 2011

EIA projects record winter household heating oil prices in the Northeast

September 28, 2011

Renewable energy shows strongest growth in global electric generating capacity

September 19, 2011

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

September 12, 2011

Purchase of newer refrigerators slows during economic downturn

July 14, 2011

Colombia's oil production at highest level since 1999

May 27, 2011

AEO Issues in Focus: Effects of different oil price paths

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 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

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 26, 2011

Annual Energy Outlook 2011 contains extensive analysis of side cases

April 19, 2011

Residential energy survey provides greater detail on many more States

April 11, 2011

U.S. households are incorporating energy–efficient features

March 24, 2011

Electric grid planners: demand response and energy efficiency to increase

March 23, 2011

Incandescent bulbs still play a role in the future of lighting

February 10, 2011

EIA projects rapid growth in unconventional vehicle sales

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