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December 2, 2016

Federal leasing for offshore wind grows as first U.S. offshore wind farm comes online


November 1, 2016

U.S. energy production, consumption has changed significantly since 1908


October 26, 2016

Wind generation share exceeded 10% in 11 states in 2015


October 19, 2016

Over past decade, Mountain region states have used less coal for electricity generation


September 20, 2016

EIA provides daily summary of Southern California energy conditions


September 7, 2016

Natural gas generation and electricity imports used to follow load in California


September 6, 2016

California is using more renewables and less natural gas in its summer electricity mix


August 29, 2016

District of Columbia raises renewable portfolio standard target to 50% by 2032


August 25, 2016

Monthly U.S. renewable electricity generation in 2016 surpasses previous years


August 23, 2016

North Carolina has more PURPA-qualifying solar facilities than any other state


August 17, 2016

Energy-related CO2 emissions from natural gas surpass coal as fuel use patterns change


August 11, 2016

Hydroelectric plants account for more than 70% of Brazil's electric generation


August 2, 2016

Renewables share of North America electricity mix expected to rise


July 21, 2016

Changing U.S. energy mix reflects growing use of natural gas, petroleum, and renewables


July 15, 2016

Several nonpowered dams along the Ohio River to be converted to hydroelectric dams in 2016


July 6, 2016

Clean Power Plan implementation choices by states could affect electricity generation mix


July 5, 2016

Mexico electricity market reforms attempt to reduce costs and develop new capacity


July 1, 2016

Fossil fuels still dominate U.S. energy consumption despite recent market share decline


June 17, 2016

Clean Power Plan accelerates the growth of renewable generation throughout United States


June 6, 2016

EIA publishes construction cost information for electric power generators


June 2, 2016

Higher renewable capacity additions in AEO2016 reflect policy changes and cost reductions


May 25, 2016

Southern states lead growth in biomass electricity generation


May 24, 2016

Germany’s renewables electricity generation grows in 2015, but coal still dominant


May 13, 2016

Carbon dioxide emissions from electricity generation in 2015 were lowest since 1993


May 12, 2016

EIA projects 48% increase in world energy consumption by 2040


May 4, 2016

Almost all U.S. gasoline is blended with 10% ethanol


April 22, 2016

Higher Oregon renewable portfolio standard targets likely to boost wind power


April 21, 2016

Wind generation growth slowed in 2015 as wind speeds declined in key regions


April 18, 2016

Total U.S. energy production increases for sixth consecutive year


April 11, 2016

U.S. biodiesel and renewable diesel imports increase 61% in 2015


March 24, 2016

EIA reviews and enhances data and projections for wind and solar electricity


March 23, 2016

Wind adds the most electric generation capacity in 2015, followed by natural gas and solar


March 10, 2016

U.S. ethanol exports exceed 800 million gallons for second year in a row


March 3, 2016

Crescent Dunes concentrating solar plant begins producing electricity


March 1, 2016

Solar, natural gas, wind make up most 2016 generation additions


February 5, 2016

California has nearly half of the nation’s solar electricity generating capacity


February 2, 2016

Electricity generation from renewable sources expected to grow 9% this year


December 2, 2015

EIA electricity data now include estimated small-scale solar PV capacity and generation


November 9, 2015

New biofuels eliminate need for blending with petroleum fuels


November 4, 2015

Texas expected to keep breaking records for wind generation as wind capacity grows


September 14, 2015

Global solar photovoltaic manufacturing production slows in recent years


September 1, 2015

Alaska increases wind power capacity in utility-scale and distributed-scale projects


August 20, 2015

Australia shifts investment from wind projects to other renewable sources


August 14, 2015

First offshore wind farm in the United States begins construction


August 11, 2015

West Coast wind patterns lead to below-normal wind generation capacity factors


August 3, 2015

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


July 24, 2015

Power-to-gas brings a new focus to the issue of energy storage from renewable sources


July 2, 2015

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


June 29, 2015

Hawaii and Vermont set high renewable portfolio standard targets


June 5, 2015

Proposed Clean Power Plan would accelerate renewable additions and coal plant retirements


May 28, 2015

Renewables share of U.S. energy consumption highest since 1930s


May 19, 2015

EIA launches redesigned International Energy Portal


May 14, 2015

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


May 13, 2015

Corn ethanol yields continue to improve


May 4, 2015

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


April 22, 2015

UK’s renewable energy targets drive increases in U.S. wood pellet exports


March 26, 2015

U.S. ethanol exports in 2014 reach highest level since 2011


March 24, 2015

California first state to generate more than 5% of electricity from utility-scale solar


March 20, 2015

U.S. biodiesel and renewable diesel imports decline 36% in 2014


March 10, 2015

Scheduled 2015 capacity additions mostly wind and natural gas; retirements mostly coal


February 25, 2015

Wind generation seasonal patterns vary across the United States


February 23, 2015

Higher RIN prices support continued ethanol blending despite lower gasoline prices


February 19, 2015

Wind generates more than 10% of Texas electricity in 2014


January 27, 2015

Hawaii’s electric system is changing with rooftop solar growth and new utility ownership


December 19, 2014

Power sector employment declines, except for renewable electricity generators


December 18, 2014

Wind power capacity additions expected to increase in last quarter of 2014


December 9, 2014

Increased solar and wind electricity generation in California are changing net load shapes


October 27, 2014

Increasing ethanol use has reduced the average energy content of retail motor gasoline


September 22, 2014

European nations are increasing electricity generation using no-carbon sources


September 8, 2014

Geothermal resources used to produce renewable electricity in western states


September 5, 2014

Commercial-scale cellulosic ethanol plant opens


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 25, 2014

Biofuels are included in latest U.S. Navy fuel procurement


July 10, 2014

EIA projections show hydro growth limited by economics not resources


May 22, 2014

U.S. wood pellet exports double in 2013 in response to growing European demand


May 5, 2014

U.S. ethanol imports from Brazil down in 2013


May 2, 2014

U.S. biomass-based diesel imports increase to record levels in 2013


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 18, 2014

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


April 15, 2014

Twelve states produced 80% of U.S. wind power in 2013


March 7, 2014

E85 fueling station availability is increasing


March 5, 2014

Ethanol producers benefiting from higher margins for distillers grains


February 20, 2014

High cost, oil-fired generation creates potential for shift in Hawaiian electric sources


January 31, 2014

NFL stadiums produce onsite energy with solar PV projects


January 15, 2014

Monthly generator capacity factor data now available by fuel and technology


December 19, 2013

State Energy Profiles enhanced and renewables sections added


December 13, 2013

Abundant 2013 corn harvest boosts ethanol production


December 11, 2013

Existing resource base and policy decisions provide the West with electric fuel diversity


December 2, 2013

Renewable electricity production grows in Texas


November 21, 2013

EPA issues proposed rule for the 2014 Renewable Fuel Standard


November 14, 2013

2013 completions of large solar thermal power plants mark technology gains


October 7, 2013

Ethanol blending provides another proxy for gasoline demand


September 23, 2013

Renewable generation provides a growing share of California’s electricity


September 17, 2013

Most new residential solar PV projects in California program are not owned by homeowners


September 5, 2013

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


August 16, 2013

Chinese investments play large role in Southeast Asia hydroelectric growth


August 14, 2013

EPA finalizes Renewable Fuel Standard for 2013; additional adjustments expected in 2014


July 31, 2013

U.S. biodiesel production reached a record level in May 2013


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


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 3, 2013

RINs and RVOs are used to implement the Renewable Fuel Standard


May 30, 2013

Feed-in tariff: A policy tool encouraging deployment of renewable electricity technologies


May 22, 2013

Extended tax credits could raise projected renewable electricity capacity and generation


May 20, 2013

Ethanol production capacity little changed in past year


March 11, 2013

Ethanol producers respond to market conditions


February 26, 2013

Cellulosic biofuels begin to flow but in lower volumes than foreseen by statutory targets


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


January 31, 2013

2012 Brief: U.S. ethanol prices and production lower compared to 2011


December 19, 2012

Planned wind turbine additions rise in advance of scheduled expiration of wind tax credit


December 13, 2012

Energy Perspectives: For most fuel sources, domestic production has been increasing


December 7, 2012

EIA projections for carbon dioxide emissions reflect changes in key drivers


November 21, 2012

Wind energy tax credit set to expire at the end of 2012


October 31, 2012

Utility-scale installations lead solar photovoltaic growth


October 26, 2012

Industrial onsite generation increasingly relies on natural gas


October 24, 2012

New EIA data show total grid-connected photovoltaic solar capacity


October 18, 2012

Biofuels markets face blending constraints and other challenges


October 2, 2012

Regulators approve first commercial hydrokinetic projects in the United States


September 21, 2012

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


September 18, 2012

More recycling raises average energy content of waste used to generate electricity


August 31, 2012

Drought increases price of corn, reduces profits to ethanol producers


August 30, 2012

Drought has significant effect on corn crop condition, projected ethanol production


August 20, 2012

Natural gas, renewables dominate electric capacity additions in first half of 2012


August 17, 2012

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


July 30, 2012

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


July 11, 2012

New transmission project will help California meet summer electric demand


June 18, 2012

Negative wholesale electricity prices occur in RTOs


May 15, 2012

Participation in electric net-metering programs increased sharply in recent years


May 9, 2012

Policies for compensating behind-the-meter generation vary by State


May 7, 2012

EIA publishes monthly biodiesel production data for 2010 and 2011


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 12, 2012

U.S. wind generation increased 27% in 2011


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 22, 2012

Pacific Northwest water supply forecast to be near or below normal for 2012


February 10, 2012

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


February 6, 2012

Renewable electricity generation in California includes variable and non-variable sources


February 3, 2012

Most states have Renewable Portfolio Standards


January 30, 2012

DOE provides detailed offshore wind resource maps


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


January 19, 2012

DOE provides detailed onshore wind resource map


December 13, 2011

Most generator retirements over the past decade were older natural gas-fired units


December 8, 2011

Gasoline with higher ethanol content getting closer to U.S. drivers' fuel tanks


November 30, 2011

EIA releases U.S. fuel ethanol production capacity data


November 18, 2011

U.S. has large geothermal resources, but recent growth is slower than wind or solar


November 10, 2011

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


November 9, 2011

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


October 28, 2011

Household heating fuels vary across the country


October 18, 2011

Summer 2011 electricity prices were mostly down compared to summer 2010


September 28, 2011

Renewable energy shows strongest growth in global electric generating capacity


September 14, 2011

Growth slows in U.S. ethanol production and consumption


August 17, 2011

Electric generating capacity additions in the first half of 2011


August 15, 2011

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


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 5, 2011

European Union countries reach for higher renewable electricity generation


August 2, 2011

Wind generating capacity is distributed unevenly across the United States


August 1, 2011

Ranking of renewable energy and nuclear energy use varies by sector


July 13, 2011

U.S. wind capacity takes off after 2005


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 15, 2011

BPA curtails wind power generators during high hydropower conditions


June 10, 2011

Hydroelectric power resources form regional clusters


May 17, 2011

Wind capacity additions slowed during 2010


May 13, 2011

Electricity resource planners credit only a fraction of potential wind capacity


May 3, 2011

Continuation and expansion of efficiency programs could mitigate carbon dioxide emissions


March 31, 2011

Reduced carbon intensity of corn ethanol may increase its consumption in California


March 25, 2011

Electricity systems adjust operations to growing wind power output


March 22, 2011

Increasing wind capacity requires new approaches to electricity planning and operations


March 16, 2011

Concentrating solar power technologies offer utility-scale power production


March 10, 2011

Solar shipments up, prices down


March 9, 2011

Growth in liquids production puts Brazil on world energy stage


March 8, 2011

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


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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