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hydroelectric

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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