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October 29, 2015

Beyond China, other Southeast Asian countries plan for significant hydroelectric additions

July 6, 2015

California grid expected to maintain reliability despite drought

July 2, 2015

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

May 14, 2015

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

April 9, 2015

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

October 6, 2014

California drought leads to less hydropower, increased natural gas generation

September 9, 2014

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

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 10, 2014

EIA projections show hydro growth limited by economics not resources

June 27, 2014

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

June 17, 2014

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

April 18, 2014

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

February 7, 2014

Reduced water supply forecast affects hydropower outlook in Pacific Northwest

February 6, 2014

Current drought reduces hydro generation forecast for California

December 19, 2013

State Energy Profiles enhanced and renewables sections added

August 16, 2013

Chinese investments play large role in Southeast Asia hydroelectric growth

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

June 12, 2013

Federal Power Marketing Administrations operate across much of the United States

May 7, 2013

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

April 12, 2013

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

March 8, 2013

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

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

December 14, 2012

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

September 4, 2012

Electric grid operators monitoring drought conditions

August 17, 2012

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

August 10, 2012

Wholesale electricity prices are lower during the first half of 2012

July 13, 2012

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

June 18, 2012

Negative wholesale electricity prices occur in RTOs

June 14, 2012

California's electric power market faces challenges heading into summer

June 5, 2012

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

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 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 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 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 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

January 11, 2012

2011 Brief: Wholesale electricity prices mostly lower in 2011

December 19, 2011

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

November 9, 2011

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

October 18, 2011

Summer 2011 electricity prices were mostly down compared to summer 2010

August 15, 2011

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

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 10, 2011

Hydroelectric power resources form regional clusters

March 8, 2011

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

February 9, 2011

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

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