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December 5, 2016

Thanksgiving holiday causes unique electricity usage patterns across the country

November 2, 2016

U.S. summer gasoline consumption sets new high

September 20, 2016

EIA provides daily summary of Southern California energy conditions

July 25, 2016

Hourly information on U.S. electricity supply, demand, and flows is now available

July 22, 2016

Electric grid operators forecast load shapes to plan electricity supply

April 28, 2016

Power sector coal demand has fallen in nearly every state since 2007

April 5, 2016

Mild weather, ample natural gas supply curb Northeast winter power and natural gas prices

February 8, 2016

Demand response saves electricity during times of high demand

August 17, 2015

Texas electric grid serves record-high power demand

July 23, 2015

Average diesel retail price below gasoline price for first time in six years

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

April 29, 2015

U.S. energy demand slows except for industrial, commercial sectors

December 15, 2014

Gasoline prices tend to have little effect on demand for car travel

October 23, 2014

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

October 8, 2014

Lower demand, higher supply drive oil prices to lowest level since 2012

June 2, 2014

Domestic production satisfies 84% of total U.S. energy demand in 2013

May 19, 2014

Industrial facilities get most of their electricity from the grid

March 19, 2014

LED bulb efficiency expected to continue improving as cost declines

February 18, 2014

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

January 21, 2014

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

December 20, 2013

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

December 12, 2013

Propane demand hits a record high for November

September 26, 2013

Variability in electricity demand highlights potential roles for electricity storage

September 16, 2013

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

September 9, 2013

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

September 5, 2013

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

August 27, 2013

Electricity demand patterns matter for valuing electricity supply resources

July 22, 2013

U.S. natural gas spot prices increased during first-half 2013

July 15, 2013

Petroleum products demand data revised at regional level

July 3, 2013

Energy sources have changed throughout the history of the United States

June 25, 2013

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

June 6, 2013

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

March 22, 2013

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

March 7, 2013

Heating and cooling no longer majority of U.S. home energy use

March 1, 2013

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

January 23, 2013

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

November 29, 2012

Canada Week: Canada is a declining market for U.S. coal

November 16, 2012

Population shifts across U.S. regions affect overall heating and cooling needs

November 6, 2012

Illinois coal production pushes Illinois Basin production above five-year range

September 7, 2012

Natural gas demand at power plants was high in summer 2012

August 6, 2012

Biodiesel demand estimates now provided in petroleum supply and demand balances

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 12, 2012

Eastern electric systems tested during first summer 2012 heat wave

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 28, 2012

AEO2012 considers three cases for the future of world oil prices

June 19, 2012

Most U.S. coal exports went to European and Asian markets in 2011

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 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

April 26, 2012

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

April 19, 2012

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

April 12, 2012

Global natural gas consumption doubled from 1980 to 2010

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 21, 2012

Updated weekly gasoline export estimates affect year-over-year gasoline demand comparisons

March 1, 2012

Review of developments in crude oil and product markets over the past two months

February 24, 2012

Asia is the world's largest petroleum consumer

February 15, 2012

Warm weather, low natural gas prices hold down wholesale power prices this winter

February 9, 2012

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

January 23, 2012

EIA issues AEO2012 Early Release

January 18, 2012

Liquefied natural gas meets a quarter of New England's average natural gas needs

December 20, 2011

Rising Asian demand drives global coal consumption growth

December 19, 2011

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

December 14, 2011

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

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

December 2, 2011

Light bulb standards begin taking effect in 2012

November 21, 2011

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

November 14, 2011

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

November 10, 2011

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

October 21, 2011

Flattening of per-capita residential energy consumption reflects multiple factors

September 14, 2011

Growth slows in U.S. ethanol production and consumption

September 12, 2011

Purchase of newer refrigerators slows during economic downturn

August 26, 2011

EIA updates mapping tool relating hurricane path to energy infrastructure

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 12, 2011

EIA's SEDS provides detailed data on energy use and expenditures by State

August 11, 2011

Consumption of alternative transportation fuels held steady in 2009

August 10, 2011

Number of alternative fuel vehicles in vehicle fleets increased in 2009

August 8, 2011

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

August 3, 2011

Average wholesale natural gas prices mostly down during first-half of 2011

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 1, 2011

Natural gas consumption has two peaks each year

June 8, 2011

Electric generators' roles vary due to daily and seasonal variation in demand

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 25, 2011

Natural gas production/consumption retrospective 2010

April 13, 2011

The outlook for transportation fuel markets this summer

April 1, 2011

U.S. natural gas imports fall for third year in a row

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

March 15, 2011

Advanced electric meter installations rising in homes and businesses

February 24, 2011

Gasoline product supplied may reflect snowstorm effects on driving

February 16, 2011

U.S. exports of coking coal were nearly triple U.S. consumption in 2010

February 15, 2011

Demand response can lower electric power load when needed

February 10, 2011

EIA projects rapid growth in unconventional vehicle sales

February 9, 2011

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

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