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November 2, 2015

Despite recent closures, U.S. nuclear capacity is scheduled to increase by 2020

October 5, 2015

U.S. reactor operators increase uranium purchases from Kazakhstan

September 28, 2015

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

August 12, 2015

Japan restarts first nuclear reactor under new safety rules

August 3, 2015

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

July 20, 2015

China will soon surpass South Korea, Russia, and Japan in nuclear generating capacity

July 17, 2015

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

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

May 4, 2015

Natural gas, renewables projected to provide larger shares of electricity generation

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

February 11, 2015

Japan plans to restart some nuclear plants in 2015 after Fukushima shutdown

February 2, 2015

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

December 19, 2014

Power sector employment declines, except for renewable electricity generators

December 8, 2014

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

October 29, 2014

Nuclear Regulatory Commission resumes license renewals for nuclear power plants

September 22, 2014

European nations are increasing electricity generation using no-carbon sources

September 4, 2014

Four states supply domestic uranium concentrate in 2013

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

February 24, 2014

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

February 4, 2014

U.S. uranium concentrate production rises as Megatons to Megawatts program ends

December 18, 2013

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

November 18, 2013

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

October 17, 2013

Global nuclear generation capacity totaled more than 370 gigawatts in 2012

September 24, 2013

Megatons to Megawatts program will conclude at the end of 2013

September 23, 2013

Renewable generation provides a growing share of California’s electricity

September 13, 2013

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

September 6, 2013

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

August 28, 2013

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

July 25, 2013

EIA projects world energy consumption will increase 56% by 2040

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 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

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 12, 2013

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

March 26, 2013

Extended nuclear plant outages raise Southern California wholesale power prices

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

January 9, 2013

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

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

November 14, 2012

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

November 2, 2012

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

September 21, 2012

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

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 30, 2012

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

July 17, 2012

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

July 11, 2012

New transmission project will help California meet summer electric demand

June 18, 2012

Negative wholesale electricity prices occur in RTOs

June 14, 2012

California's electric power market faces challenges heading into summer

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 17, 2012

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

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

March 9, 2012

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

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 23, 2012

Negative prices in wholesale electricity markets indicate supply inflexibilities

February 16, 2012

Ohio's fuel mix for power generation is changing

February 10, 2012

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

January 24, 2012

U.S. energy use projected to grow slowly and become less carbon-intensive

October 17, 2011

Nuclear outages back within typical range since July following springtime surge

August 25, 2011

Mid-Atlantic electricity market reacts to Tuesday's earthquake

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 1, 2011

Ranking of renewable energy and nuclear energy use varies by sector

July 29, 2011

Japanese power companies using more LNG to generate electricity

July 27, 2011

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

July 15, 2011

Nuclear power has a significant role in the European power generation mix

July 11, 2011

Over 90% of uranium purchased by U.S. commercial nuclear reactors is from outside the U.S.

July 7, 2011

Nuclear power plant outages above seasonal norm in spring of 2011

June 30, 2011

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

May 23, 2011

Nuclear power plants undergo seasonal scheduled outages

March 17, 2011

Japan depends significantly on nuclear power to meet its electricity needs

February 9, 2011

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

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