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April 4, 2024

EIA now publishes interregional renewable diesel rail shipment data

March 26, 2024

Western U.S. hydropower generation fell to a 22-year low last year

March 25, 2024

December natural gas price in Southern California was the lowest since 2015

December 19, 2023

As solar capacity grows, duck curves are getting deeper in California

December 14, 2023

California leads the United States in electric vehicles and charging locations

October 30, 2023

Solar and wind power curtailments are rising in California

September 27, 2023

Southern California working natural gas storage increases with higher cap at Aliso Canyon

September 11, 2023

Record U.S. small-scale solar capacity was added in 2022

July 20, 2023

Almost all U.S. renewable diesel is consumed in California; most isn’t made there

July 10, 2023

Biofuels are displacing petroleum-based distillate fuel oil consumption on the West Coast

June 21, 2023

As solar capacity grows, duck curves are getting deeper in California

May 10, 2023

Mixed water supply condition across western states affects 2023 hydropower outlook

March 15, 2023

Residential retail electric choice participation rate has leveled off since 2019

February 22, 2023

After dropping to a 20-year low, western U.S. hydropower generation rose 13% last year

January 24, 2023

Daily natural gas spot prices in western United States exceed $50.00/MMBtu in December

September 28, 2022

California consumers respond to appeals for electricity conservation during heat wave

September 23, 2022

State gasoline taxes varied widely across the United States in July

September 21, 2022

California fuel mix changes in response to September heat wave

September 19, 2022

Nuclear power provided about 10% of California’s total electricity supply in 2021

September 1, 2022

Record numbers of solar panels were shipped in the United States during 2021

August 15, 2022

In 2020, most U.S. households prepared at least one hot meal a day at home

August 8, 2022

Energy production declined by record amounts in several states in 2020

August 1, 2022

California natural gas storage levels are much lower in the north than in the south

July 12, 2022

Over one-quarter of U.S. households use electricity as the only source of energy

June 1, 2022

California drought could reduce hydroelectric generation to half of normal levels

April 5, 2022

Prices for California’s emissions credits increase in early 2022 auction

March 30, 2022

Drought effects on hydroelectricity generation in western U.S. differed by region in 2021

December 1, 2021

California hydroelectric facilities continue to respond to prices despite drought

November 15, 2021

EIA Product Highlight: Southern California Daily Energy Report

September 23, 2021

EIA expects U.S. hydropower generation to decline 14% in 2021 amid drought

August 24, 2021

California’s curtailments of solar electricity generation continue to increase

August 6, 2021

Per capita U.S. residential electricity use was flat in 2020, but varied by state

July 12, 2021

EIA Product Highlight: Southern California Daily Energy Report

July 7, 2021

California’s hydroelectric generation affected by historic drought

April 13, 2021

More electricity is generated in Georgia from biomass than in any state except California

January 27, 2021

Six states accounted for more than half of U.S. jet fuel consumption in 2019

December 21, 2020

EIA’s Hourly Electric Grid Monitor provides timely data about electricity usage patterns

December 11, 2020

In California, natural gas helps balance changes in electricity demand and solar output

December 7, 2020

California was the largest net electricity importer of any state in 2019

September 30, 2020

Smoke from California wildfires decreases solar generation in CAISO

September 10, 2020

In 2018, U.S. energy expenditures increased for the second consecutive year

August 31, 2020

More energy is used per person for transportation in states with low population density

July 24, 2020

EIA now estimates biodiesel production and consumption by state

April 6, 2020

EIA’s Hourly Electric Grid Monitor provides timely data about electricity usage patterns

December 13, 2019

SoCalGas begins December with more flexibility in its natural gas supply than last winter

November 5, 2019

Retail gasoline prices in California decline from recent highs

October 17, 2019

EIA’s Hourly Electric Grid Monitor shows effects of California wildfire-related shutoffs

October 10, 2019

California gasoline prices have risen 60 cents per gallon in the past three weeks

September 4, 2019

North Dakota, Montana, and Wyoming consume the most residential energy per capita

August 14, 2019

State-level average annual gasoline expenditures per capita ranged from $400 to $1,400

June 18, 2019

NERC report highlights potential summer electricity issues for Texas and California

May 23, 2019

California gasoline prices increase following refinery outages and declining inventories

April 9, 2019

U.S. crude oil production grew 17% in 2018, surpassing the previous record in 1970

April 4, 2019

California imports the most electricity from other states; Pennsylvania exports the most

April 1, 2019

Energy-related carbon dioxide emission profiles differ dramatically from state to state

January 8, 2019

Wholesale power prices were generally higher in 2018, with both winter and summer spikes

November 13, 2018

Renewable diesel is increasingly used to meet California’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard

October 11, 2018

Combined wind and solar made up at least 20% of electric generation in 10 states in 2017

September 25, 2018

Summer average wholesale electricity prices in western U.S. were highest since 2008

June 8, 2018

Southern California’s natural gas infrastructure may face constraints this summer

April 27, 2018

U.S. exported a record amount of fuel ethanol in 2017

April 4, 2018

U.S. production of crude oil grew 5% in 2017, likely leading to record 2018 production

February 28, 2018

The design and application of utility-scale battery storage varies by region

February 13, 2018

Electricity prices are highest in Hawaii but expenditures are highest in South Carolina

February 2, 2018

California plans to reduce greenhouse gas emissions 40% by 2030

January 17, 2018

Wholesale power prices in 2017 were stable in the east, but increased in Texas, California

December 13, 2017

Utility solar photovoltaic capacity is dominated by crystalline silicon panel technology

October 3, 2017

State taxes on gasoline in 2017 up 4.5% from 2016

August 24, 2017

California increased electricity imports and natural gas generation during solar eclipse

August 7, 2017

Solar eclipse on August 21 will affect photovoltaic generators across the country

August 2, 2017

Among states, Texas consumes the most energy, Vermont the least

July 31, 2017

Wyoming, Texas, and Pennsylvania rank as the top net energy suppliers among states

July 28, 2017

California’s Aliso Canyon natural gas storage facility cleared to resume partial operation

July 26, 2017

Per capita residential electricity sales in the U.S. have fallen since 2010

July 24, 2017

California wholesale electricity prices are higher at the beginning and end of the day

July 14, 2017

The western U.S. sub-hourly wholesale electricity market is expanding

June 1, 2017

More than half of small-scale photovoltaic generation comes from residential rooftops

May 17, 2017

California electricity mix in 2017 has involved more renewables, less natural gas

April 7, 2017

Rising solar generation in California coincides with negative wholesale electricity prices

March 22, 2017

Record precipitation, snowpack in California expected to increase hydro generation in 2017

March 6, 2017

U.S. wind generating capacity surpasses hydro capacity at the end of 2016

March 3, 2017

California imports about a quarter of its electricity on average

December 5, 2016

Thanksgiving holiday causes unique electricity usage patterns across the country

November 21, 2016

EIA creates winter version of its daily energy dashboard for Southern California

November 7, 2016

U.S. crude oil production in 2015 was the highest since 1972, but has since declined

October 31, 2016

Fort Calhoun becomes fifth U.S. nuclear plant to retire in past five years

October 3, 2016

California program encourages adoption of zero-emissions vehicles

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 23, 2016

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

August 9, 2016

Southern California natural gas inventories nearly flat this injection season

May 20, 2016

Hydropower conditions improve as West Coast drought eases

March 23, 2016

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

March 3, 2016

Crescent Dunes concentrating solar plant begins producing electricity

March 2, 2016

California wholesale gasoline price falls before switch to summer-grade gasoline

February 5, 2016

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

February 1, 2016

Natural gas leak at California storage site raises environmental and reliability concerns

December 4, 2015

Pacific Northwest electricity mix influenced by weather conditions, El Niño

December 2, 2015

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

October 13, 2015

California’s gasoline imports increase 10-fold after major refinery outage

October 8, 2015

West Coast petroleum markets differ by supply, demand, and distribution

August 11, 2015

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

July 23, 2015

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

July 6, 2015

California grid expected to maintain reliability despite drought

June 9, 2015

Crude by rail provides the West Coast with supply as regional crude oil production falls

May 22, 2015

U.S. retail gasoline prices lowest since 2009 heading into Memorial Day weekend

May 12, 2015

New supply patterns and additional disruptions push California gasoline prices higher

April 9, 2015

California’s continued drought, reduced snowpack mean lower hydropower output

March 24, 2015

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

February 27, 2015

Petroleum refinery outage in California highlights markets’ quick price reaction

February 25, 2015

Wind generation seasonal patterns vary across the United States

December 11, 2014

Several states are adding or increasing incentives for electric vehicle charging stations

December 10, 2014

California leads the nation in the adoption of electric vehicles

December 9, 2014

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

November 19, 2014

Solar photovoltaic output depends on orientation, tilt, and tracking

October 6, 2014

California drought leads to less hydropower, increased natural gas generation

September 30, 2014

California’s subhourly wholesale electricity market opens to systems outside its footprint

September 8, 2014

Geothermal resources used to produce renewable electricity in western states

September 2, 2014

Residential electricity prices are rising

June 27, 2014

The Columbia River Basin provides more than 40% of total U.S. hydroelectric generation

June 25, 2014

California continues to set daily records for utility scale solar energy

May 1, 2014

Texas and Rockies natural gas mitigates disruption from Wyoming processing plant explosion

April 15, 2014

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

April 8, 2014

Half of power plant capacity additions in 2013 came from natural gas

March 31, 2014

Five states and the Gulf of Mexico produce more than 80% of U.S. crude oil

February 18, 2014

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

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 11, 2013

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

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

June 7, 2013

New generators help California meet summer challenges to electric reliability

June 6, 2013

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

May 21, 2013

A number of western states increased oil production since 2010

March 26, 2013

Extended nuclear plant outages raise Southern California wholesale power prices

March 14, 2013

Above-normal outages of U.S. nuclear capacity persist at the start of 2013

March 13, 2013

U.S. natural gas exports to Mexico reach record high in 2012

February 22, 2013

California hydro forecast declines on dry weather

December 21, 2012

California’s first greenhouse gas emissions auction sells near minimum price

November 14, 2012

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

October 4, 2012

Combined heat and power technology fills an important energy niche

August 20, 2012

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

July 26, 2012

Rail deliveries of oil and petroleum products up 38% in first half of 2012

July 11, 2012

New transmission project will help California meet summer electric demand

June 14, 2012

California's electric power market faces challenges heading into summer

June 6, 2012

Residential Energy Consumption Survey data show decreased energy consumption per household

May 29, 2012

Seasonal hydroelectric output drives down wholesale electricity prices in the West

April 11, 2012

State-level retail gasoline taxes vary significantly

April 9, 2012

Shares of electricity generation from renewable energy sources up in many states

April 3, 2012

Both State and Federal governments have appliance efficiency standards

March 15, 2012

U.S. natural gas net imports at lowest levels since 1992

March 14, 2012

Five states accounted for about 56% of total U.S. crude oil production in 2011

February 6, 2012

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

February 3, 2012

Most states have Renewable Portfolio Standards

December 19, 2011

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

November 21, 2011

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

September 27, 2011

California electricity market reacted to the recent San Diego blackout

September 23, 2011

Ruby Pipeline ramps up rapidly to supply natural gas to Northern California

March 31, 2011

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