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Notice: EIA will discontinue support for its legacy API (APIv1) in November, 2022. Excel add-in v1 sheets will continue to function as they are. Please refer to our documentation for the APIv2 interaction methods and our APIv2 query browser to view the data.

API Query Browser

EIA Data Sets > U.S. Electric System Operating Data > Net generation by energy source > U.S. > United States Lower 48 (US48)

API CALL TO USE:

http://api.eia.gov/category/?api_key=YOUR_API_KEY_HERE&category_id=3390105

Child Series:

Search by:
  • Click Children Categories to browse data sets
  • Click through the tree of available series until you reach a Child Series
  • Click Child Series to display a chart of the data
    • API call and series information is listed at the top of the page
    • Export chart data using the icon in the top right of the chart
    • If there is no chart, no data has been returned for the series you chose