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February 20, 2024

Retirements of U.S. electric generating capacity to slow in 2024

January 30, 2024

The cost of transporting coal to the electric power sector increased in 2022

January 29, 2024

U.S. coal exports account for larger share of a shrinking market

December 27, 2023

Renewable generation surpassed coal and nuclear in the U.S. electric power sector in 2022

November 30, 2023

Global CO2 emissions rise through 2050 in most IEO2023 cases

November 29, 2023

Coal generation decreased in 2022, but overall U.S. emissions increased

November 2, 2023

EU sanctions on Russia’s coal increase U.S. coal exports to Europe

August 24, 2023

Florida’s electricity generation mix is changing

August 3, 2023

Inflation-adjusted U.S. energy spending increased by 25% in 2021

June 29, 2023

Nonfossil fuel energy sources accounted for 21% of U.S. energy consumption in 2022

June 8, 2023

Increased U.S. renewable and natural gas generation likely to reduce summer coal demand

June 7, 2023

U.S. electricity generation from natural gas was highest on record this past winter

June 5, 2023

The largest coal-fired power plant in Pennsylvania will close by July 2023

May 11, 2023

EIA projects coal capacity will decrease in our Annual Energy Outlook 2023

April 26, 2023

U.S. coal shipments increased slightly in 2022 as power plants replenished stockpiles

March 28, 2023

U.S. coal exports remained relatively unchanged between 2021 and 2022

March 27, 2023

Renewable generation surpassed coal and nuclear in the U.S. electric power sector in 2022

February 7, 2023

Coal and natural gas plants will account for 98% of U.S. capacity retirements in 2023

January 31, 2023

U.S. natural gas consumption reached record daily high in late December 2022

January 26, 2023

In the past 20 years, natural gas has displaced most coal-fired generation in Pennsylvania

January 19, 2023

Increasing renewables likely to reduce coal and natural gas generation over next two years

December 30, 2022

U.S. refined coal production and consumption declines with the expiration of a tax credit

December 23, 2022

Wind was second-largest source of U.S. electricity generation on March 29

December 20, 2022

Europe is a key destination for Russia’s energy exports

December 7, 2022

Coal was the largest source of electricity generation for 15 states in 2021

November 8, 2022

Most U.S. coal is mined in the West, but most coal mining jobs are in the East

November 7, 2022

Nearly a quarter of the operating U.S. coal-fired fleet scheduled to retire by 2029

October 31, 2022

In 2021 U.S. natural gas-fired power generation declined for the first time in four years

October 27, 2022

U.S. coal-fired generation declining after brief rise last year

October 19, 2022

Coal shipments to U.S. power plants fell by more than half between 2010 and 2021

September 13, 2022

Carbon intensity of U.S. power generation continues to fall but varies widely by state

August 29, 2022

2020 inflation-adjusted U.S. energy expenditures lowest since 2002

August 25, 2022

Owners of coal-fired generating plants seek greater fuel flexibility

August 8, 2022

Energy production declined by record amounts in several states in 2020

July 20, 2022

U.S. refined coal production and consumption declines with the expiration of a tax credit

July 1, 2022

Fossil fuel sources accounted for 79% of U.S. consumption of primary energy in 2021

May 26, 2022

Beneficial use of power sector combustion byproducts exceeded material disposed in 2020

May 12, 2022

Natural gas consumed by U.S. electric power sector sets January record in 2022

May 4, 2022

About 20% of U.S. electric power generating capacity can operate on multiple fuels

April 26, 2022

Renewable generation surpassed nuclear in the U.S. electric power sector in 2021

April 14, 2022

Wind was second-largest source of U.S. electricity generation on March 29

March 15, 2022

U.S. coal exports increased 23% between 2020 and 2021

March 14, 2022

Europe is a key destination for Russia’s energy exports

March 11, 2022

EIA analysis explores energy effects of early adoption of low-carbon steelmaking

February 8, 2022

EIA analysis considers different outcomes for coal markets in India and Southeast Asia

January 21, 2022

EIA expects U.S. fossil fuel production to reach new highs in 2023

January 11, 2022

Coal will account for 85% of U.S. electric generating capacity retirements in 2022

December 23, 2021

Renewables became the second-most prevalent U.S. electricity source in 2020

December 21, 2021

Annual U.S. coal-fired electricity generation will increase for the first time since 2014

December 15, 2021

Of the operating U.S. coal-fired power plants, 28% plan to retire by 2035

December 7, 2021

In September, the United States was at its lowest coal stockpiles since 1978

October 18, 2021

Annual U.S. coal-fired electricity generation will increase for the first time since 2014

October 15, 2021

Renewables will account for most global generation increases, but coal use remains high

September 22, 2021

U.S. energy trade lowers the overall 2020 U.S. trade deficit for the first time on record

September 9, 2021

In 2019, U.S. inflation-adjusted energy expenditures fell 5%

August 27, 2021

68% of U.S. coal fleet retirements since 2011 were plants fueled by bituminous coal

August 13, 2021

TVA is the largest government-owned electricity provider in the United States

July 30, 2021

The number of producing U.S. coal mines fell in 2020

July 28, 2021

Renewables became the second-most prevalent U.S. electricity source in 2020

July 14, 2021

In 2020, U.S. coal production fell to its lowest level since 1965

July 6, 2021

U.S. fossil fuel consumption fell by 9% in 2020, the lowest level in nearly 30 years

July 1, 2021

Nonfossil fuel sources accounted for 21% of U.S. energy consumption in 2020

June 21, 2021

February’s increase in coal-fired electric generation reduced U.S. coal stockpiles

June 9, 2021

Electric power sector CO2 emissions drop as generation mix shifts from coal to natural gas

May 13, 2021

Coal transported to the U.S. electric power sector declined by 22% in 2020

May 6, 2021

Energy production in the United States fell by more than 5% in 2020

April 27, 2021

U.S. energy imports declined in 2020, while exports remained largely unchanged

April 12, 2021

U.S. energy-related CO2 emissions declined by 11% in 2020

March 29, 2021

U.S. electric power industry produces less and recycles more combustion by-product

March 18, 2021

Less electricity was generated by coal than nuclear in the United States in 2020

March 11, 2021

Annual U.S. coal exports drop 26% between 2019 and 2020

February 22, 2021

Nuclear, pumped storage, and coal power plants are more likely to have multiple owners

February 11, 2021

EIA’s AEO2021 shows U.S. energy-related CO2 emissions rising after the mid-2030s

February 8, 2021

EIA projects renewables share of U.S. electricity generation mix will double by 2050

January 26, 2021

After 2020 decline, EIA expects energy-related CO2 emissions to increase in 2021 and 2022

January 15, 2021

Fossil fuel production expected to increase through 2022 but remain below 2019 peak

January 12, 2021

Nuclear and coal will account for majority of U.S. generating capacity retirements in 2021

January 11, 2021

Renewables account for most new U.S. electricity generating capacity in 2021

December 31, 2020

U.S. renewable energy consumption surpasses coal for the first time in over 130 years

December 9, 2020

EIA expects U.S. energy-related carbon dioxide emissions to fall 11% in 2020

December 2, 2020

The capacity of U.S. coal mines has fallen 28% since its 2009 peak

November 20, 2020

Off-grid solar generation could affect how Africa uses coal, natural gas for electricity

November 13, 2020

Interregional electricity trade in India affects shares of solar and coal-fired generation

November 5, 2020

Power sector consumed 30% less coal in first-half 2020 than in first-half 2019

September 24, 2020

More coal was consumed in Indiana than in all but two U.S. states in 2019

September 14, 2020

Fossil fuels account for the largest share of U.S. energy production and consumption

September 10, 2020

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

September 3, 2020

U.S. energy imports and exports were nearly equal in May

September 1, 2020

As U.S. coal-fired capacity and utilization decline, operators consider seasonal operation

August 17, 2020

U.S. coal stockpiles steadily increase after reaching lowest level in a decade in 2019

August 12, 2020

More power generation came from natural gas in first half of 2020 than first half of 2019

August 5, 2020

More than 100 coal-fired plants have been replaced or converted to natural gas since 2011

July 29, 2020

U.S. energy consumption in April 2020 fell to its lowest level in more than 30 years

July 28, 2020

2019 U.S. coal production falls to its lowest level since 1978

July 23, 2020

Colorado ranks seventh among states with the most energy production

July 1, 2020

Nonfossil sources accounted for 20% of U.S. energy consumption in 2019

June 24, 2020

Puerto Rico’s electricity generation mix changed following early 2020 earthquakes

June 18, 2020

Almost all U.S. coal production is consumed for electric power

June 16, 2020

U.S. coal consumption continues to decline across all sectors

May 28, 2020

U.S. renewable energy consumption surpasses coal for the first time in over 130 years

May 12, 2020

Coal transportation rates in the United States decreased for the fifth consecutive year

May 11, 2020

U.S. coal-fired electricity generation in 2019 falls to 42-year low

April 28, 2020

In 2019, U.S. energy production exceeded consumption for the first time in 62 years

April 20, 2020

U.S. total energy exports exceed imports in 2019 for the first time in 67 years

March 18, 2020

U.S. coal exports declined in 2019

February 7, 2020

EIA projects generation from coal and nuclear power plants will plateau after 2025

February 4, 2020

Coal-fired electricity generation in New England and New York has diminished

January 30, 2020

EIA expects U.S. electricity generation from renewables to soon surpass nuclear and coal

January 22, 2020

EIA projects less than a quarter of the world’s electricity generated from coal by 2050

January 14, 2020

New electric generating capacity in 2020 will come primarily from wind and solar

January 2, 2020

U.S. electricity generation from renewables surpassed coal in April

December 23, 2019

In 2018, the United States consumed more energy than ever before

December 11, 2019

U.S. coal production employment has fallen 42% since 2011

December 3, 2019

U.S. coal plant retirements linked to plants with higher operating costs

December 2, 2019

Early November cold weather prompts fuel switching in PJM and MISO

September 13, 2019

Coal shipments to the U.S. power sector continue to fall

September 9, 2019

Natural gas-fired power generation has grown in Florida, displacing coal

August 29, 2019

EIA introduces redesigned Energy Explained resource

August 28, 2019

EIA updates its U.S. energy consumption by source and sector chart

August 26, 2019

Sixteen mines in the Powder River Basin produce 43% of U.S. coal

August 9, 2019

EIA uses the heat content of fossil fuels to compare and aggregate energy sources

July 26, 2019

More U.S. coal-fired power plants are decommissioning as retirements continue

July 1, 2019

Petroleum, natural gas, and coal continue to dominate U.S. energy consumption

June 26, 2019

U.S. electricity generation from renewables surpassed coal in April

June 14, 2019

Japan is the world’s third-largest coal-importing country

June 10, 2019

Almost all U.S. coal production is consumed for electric power

May 29, 2019

Germany announces proposal to phase out coal by 2038, further changing its generation mix

May 17, 2019

Coal stockpiles at U.S. coal power plants were at their lowest point in over a decade

May 9, 2019

EIA expects less electricity to come from coal this summer as natural gas, renewables rise

May 8, 2019

U.S. energy consumption, production, and exports reach record highs in 2018

April 16, 2019

In 2018, the United States consumed more energy than ever before

April 10, 2019

U.S. natural gas-fired combined-cycle capacity surpasses coal-fired capacity

March 27, 2019

In 2018, U.S. coal exports were the highest in five years

March 11, 2019

More than 60% of electric generating capacity installed in 2018 was fueled by natural gas

February 26, 2019

Extreme cold in the Midwest led to high power demand and record natural gas demand

February 11, 2019

Emissions from the U.S. electric power sector projected to remain mostly flat through 2050

February 8, 2019

U.S. production and use of refined coal continues to increase

January 30, 2019

More than half of the U.S. coal mines operating in 2008 have since closed

January 28, 2019

U.S. energy-related CO2 emissions increased in 2018 but will likely fall in 2019 and 2020

January 25, 2019

In 2018, U.S. coal production declined as exports and Appalachian region prices rose

January 18, 2019

EIA forecasts renewables will be fastest growing source of electricity generation

January 10, 2019

New electric generating capacity in 2019 will come from renewables and natural gas

January 9, 2019

The Middle East, Africa, and Asia now drive nearly all global energy consumption growth

January 8, 2019

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

December 28, 2018

U.S. coal consumption in 2018 expected to be the lowest in 39 years

December 19, 2018

Almost all power plants that retired in the past decade were powered by fossil fuels

December 11, 2018

Changes in coal sector led to less SO2 and NOx emissions from electric power industry

December 4, 2018

U.S. coal consumption in 2018 expected to be the lowest in 39 years

October 17, 2018

Natural gas-fired power plants are being added and used more in PJM Interconnection

September 27, 2018

Hydro and fossil fuels power electricity growth in Sub-Saharan Africa

September 26, 2018

Like natural gas, coal in the Southwest Power Pool is cycled to accommodate wind power

September 10, 2018

Coal is the most-used electricity generation source in 18 states; natural gas in 16

September 5, 2018

U.S. energy-related CO2 emissions fell slightly in 2017

August 17, 2018

Electric power sector coal inventories are expected to remain relatively low through 2019

August 3, 2018

U.S. coal shipments reach their lowest levels in years

July 11, 2018

Natural gas-fired electricity generation this summer expected to be near record high

July 3, 2018

Petroleum, natural gas, and coal still dominate U.S. energy consumption

July 2, 2018

Coal plant retirements and high summer electricity demand lower Texas reserve margin

May 29, 2018

Electric power sector consumption of fossil fuels at lowest level since 1994

May 11, 2018

Countries in and around the Middle East are adding coal-fired power plants

April 24, 2018

Coal power generation declines in United Kingdom as natural gas, renewables grow

April 19, 2018

U.S. coal exports increased by 61% in 2017 as exports to Asia more than doubled

April 6, 2018

About 7% of fossil fuels are consumed for non-combustion use in the United States

March 30, 2018

EIA projects that U.S. coal demand will remain flat for several decades

March 20, 2018

Electricity generation from fossil fuels declined in 2017 as renewable generation rose

March 7, 2018

Average U.S. coal mining productivity increases as production falls

March 1, 2018

Natural gas expected to remain most-consumed fuel in the U.S. industrial sector

February 16, 2018

U.S. coal production, exports, and prices increased in 2017

February 8, 2018

U.S. energy-related CO2 emissions expected to rise slightly in 2018, remain flat in 2019

January 22, 2018

EIA forecasts natural gas to remain primary energy source for electricity generation

January 18, 2018

EIA expects total U.S. fossil fuel production to reach record levels in 2018 and 2019

January 17, 2018

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

January 9, 2018

Almost all power plants that retired in the past decade were powered by fossil fuels

December 12, 2017

Refined coal has made up nearly one-fifth of coal-fired power generation so far in 2017

December 8, 2017

India’s steel industry, like America’s, is dominated by electric-based processes

December 5, 2017

Natural gas power generation share grew in Southern states for a decade as coal declined

November 13, 2017

CO2 emissions from coal fell by record amount in 2015, led by Texas and Midwest

November 9, 2017

Coal stockpiles at U.S. coal power plants have fallen since last year

October 31, 2017

Petra Nova is one of two carbon capture and sequestration power plants in the world

October 17, 2017

U.S. coal production fell in first half of 2017 after increasing in late 2016

October 13, 2017

Spark and dark spreads indicate profitability of natural gas, coal power plants

October 12, 2017

Energy-related carbon dioxide emissions expected to fall in 2017 but rise in 2018

September 27, 2017

Chinese coal-fired electricity generation expected to flatten as mix shifts to renewables

September 18, 2017

Coal plants installed mercury controls to meet compliance deadlines

September 14, 2017

EIA projects 28% increase in world energy use by 2040

August 21, 2017

Natural gas-fired electricity conversion efficiency grows as coal remains stable

July 27, 2017

Natural gas-fired electricity generation so far this summer is below last year’s level

July 18, 2017

U.S. coal exports have increased over the past six months

July 3, 2017

Even as renewables increase, fossil fuels continue to dominate U.S. energy mix

June 26, 2017

Future coal production depends on resources and technology, not just policy choices

June 16, 2017

Competition between coal and natural gas affects power markets

June 9, 2017

U.N. cap on North Korean coal exports could decrease North Korean export earnings

June 2, 2017

As coal shipments decline, rail remains dominant mode of coal transport to power sector

May 16, 2017

Oil-fired power plants provide small amounts of U.S. electricity capacity and generation

May 11, 2017

Natural gas has displaced coal in the Northeast’s generation mix over the past 10 years

April 17, 2017

Most coal plants in the United States were built before 1990

April 10, 2017

U.S. energy-related CO2 emissions fell 1.7% in 2016

April 5, 2017

U.S. energy consumption rose slightly in 2016 despite a significant decline in coal use

March 31, 2017

Total U.S. energy production falls in 2016 after six consecutive years of increases

March 29, 2017

Coal production increases during second half of 2016, but still below 2015 levels

March 14, 2017

U.S. coal exports and imports both decline in 2016 as U.S. remains net coal exporter

March 2, 2017

Projected carbon dioxide emissions are sensitive to factors driving fossil fuel use

February 27, 2017

U.S. electric generating capacity increase in 2016 was largest net change since 2011

February 8, 2017

U.S. coal production and coal-fired electricity generation expected to rise in near term

February 3, 2017

Sulfur dioxide emissions from U.S. power plants have fallen faster than coal generation

January 30, 2017

Natural gas-fired generating capacity likely to increase over next two years

January 19, 2017

Power sector carbon dioxide emissions fall below transportation sector emissions

January 11, 2017

Wholesale power prices in 2016 fell, reflecting lower natural gas prices

January 9, 2017

Coal production declines in 2016, with average coal prices below their 2015 level

November 18, 2016

Coal may surpass natural gas as most common electricity generation fuel this winter

November 10, 2016

In 2015, U.S. coal production, consumption, and employment fell by more than 10%

November 1, 2016

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

October 19, 2016

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

October 12, 2016

Energy-related CO2 emissions for first six months of 2016 are lowest since 1991

September 9, 2016

Japan’s electricity prices rising or stable despite recent fuel cost changes

August 30, 2016

Coal consumption by U.S. educational institutions has declined by 64% since 2008

August 17, 2016

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

July 21, 2016

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

July 8, 2016

Clean Power Plan reduces projected coal production in all major U.S. supply regions

July 7, 2016

EIA electricity generator data show power industry response to EPA mercury limits

July 6, 2016

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

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 10, 2016

Quarterly coal production lowest since the early 1980s

May 18, 2016

Future power sector carbon dioxide emissions depend on status of Clean Power Plan

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

April 28, 2016

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

April 18, 2016

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

April 4, 2016

Average utilization for natural gas combined-cycle plants exceeded coal plants in 2015

March 21, 2016

As coal stockpiles at power plants rise, shippers are reducing coal railcar loadings

March 16, 2016

Natural gas expected to surpass coal in mix of fuel used for U.S. power generation in 2016

March 8, 2016

Coal made up more than 80% of retired electricity generating capacity in 2015

March 7, 2016

U.S. coal exports declined 23% in 2015, as coal imports remained steady

February 24, 2016

Rail continues to dominate coal shipments to the power sector

February 9, 2016

Natural gas use for power generation higher this winter

January 12, 2016

State severance tax revenues decline as fossil fuel prices drop

January 8, 2016

Coal production and prices decline in 2015

December 18, 2015

EIA’s newly designed coal web pages provide easier access to coal data

November 20, 2015

China and India drive recent changes in world coal trade

October 7, 2015

Nationwide, electricity generation from coal falls while natural gas rises

September 23, 2015

Coal mine starts continue to decline

September 17, 2015

Coal use in China is slowing

September 16, 2015

Recent statistical revisions suggest higher historical coal consumption in China

September 3, 2015

Output per miner-hour rises as smaller coal mines close

August 25, 2015

India’s coal industry in flux as government sets ambitious coal production targets

August 5, 2015

Monthly power sector carbon dioxide emissions reach 27-year low in April

August 3, 2015

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

July 31, 2015

Electricity from natural gas surpasses coal for first time, but just for one month

July 7, 2015

Coal production using mountaintop removal mining decreases by 62% since 2008

July 2, 2015

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

June 10, 2015

Proposed Clean Power Plan rule would reduce coal production, especially in the West

May 19, 2015

EIA launches redesigned International Energy Portal

May 18, 2015

Nonpetroleum share of transportation energy at highest level since 1954

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

April 30, 2015

Energy resource permanent funds vary by purpose and state

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

January 12, 2015

Wholesale power prices increase across the country in 2014

January 8, 2015

Spot steam coal prices in 2014 fell in east and rose in west

December 19, 2014

Power sector employment declines, except for renewable electricity generators

November 13, 2014

Rail shipments of oil and petroleum products through October up 13% over year-ago period

November 6, 2014

Coal stockpiles at coal-fired power plants smaller than in recent years

October 3, 2014

U.S. coal exports fall on lower European demand, increased global supply

September 9, 2014

Natural gas, solar, and wind lead power plant capacity additions in first-half 2014

August 14, 2014

India is increasingly dependent on imported fossil fuels as demand continues to rise

August 13, 2014

Steam coal imports remain down sharply from historic high in 2007

July 8, 2014

Wyoming, Gulf of Mexico dominate fossil fuels production on federal and Indian lands

July 7, 2014

Production of fossil fuels from federal and Indian lands fell in 2013

June 13, 2014

Projected growth in natural gas-fired generation is influenced by resource availability

June 11, 2014

Railroad deliveries continue to provide the majority of coal shipments to the power sector

June 9, 2014

Power sector CO2 emissions sensitive to policy changes and natural gas supply

June 3, 2014

Recent trends in energy-related CO2 emissions vary across regions and states

May 14, 2014

China produces and consumes almost as much coal as the rest of the world combined

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

April 24, 2014

Power plant coal stockpiles are expected to rebuild after heavy winter drawdown

April 8, 2014

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

March 28, 2014

Coal-fired power plant operators consider emissions compliance strategies

March 25, 2014

Coal supplies at electric power plants drawn down in cold weather

March 20, 2014

Planned coal-fired power plant retirements continue to increase

March 6, 2014

EIA now delivers coal data through new interactive browser

February 27, 2014

Dollar value of U.S. net coal exports has increased more than three-fold since 2005

February 24, 2014

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

February 14, 2014

AEO2014 projects more coal-fired power plant retirements by 2016 than have been scheduled

January 27, 2014

States closer to western mines have lower coal costs

January 16, 2014

Spot coal price trends vary across key basins during 2013

January 13, 2014

U.S. energy-related CO2 emissions in 2013 expected to be 2% higher than in 2012

January 6, 2014

Change in energy prices mixed in 2013 as prices of nonenergy commodities fell

December 19, 2013

State Energy Profiles enhanced and renewables sections added

December 11, 2013

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

November 25, 2013

Coal-fired electric generators continue to dominate electric supply in the central region

November 22, 2013

Use of coal-fired generators in the Southeast has been declining

November 18, 2013

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

October 2, 2013

Top four U.S. coal companies supplied more than half of U.S. coal production in 2011

September 27, 2013

Multiple factors push Western Europe to use less natural gas and more coal

September 25, 2013

Natural gas generation lower than last year because of differences in relative fuel prices

September 16, 2013

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

September 3, 2013

Transmission upgrades compensate for coal-fired retirements in Ohio electric region

August 12, 2013

Production of fossil fuel from federal and Indian lands fell in 2012

August 7, 2013

Wyoming dominates sales of coal produced from federal and Indian lands

July 26, 2013

Coal market fundamentals changed, yet spot prices remained stable

July 25, 2013

EIA projects world energy consumption will increase 56% by 2040

July 18, 2013

Increased U.S. coal consumption met by burning through stockpiles

July 3, 2013

Energy sources have changed throughout the history of the United States

June 21, 2013

25% of U.S. coal exports go to Asia, but remain a small share of Asia’s total coal imports

June 19, 2013

U.S. coal exports set monthly record

June 11, 2013

EIA’s 2013 Energy Conference next week will look at U.S. and global energy challenges

May 23, 2013

Coal regains some electric generation market share from natural gas

April 23, 2013

Future power market shares of coal, natural gas generators depend on relative fuel prices

April 11, 2013

Year-to-date natural gas use for electric power generation is down from 2012

April 5, 2013

Energy-related carbon dioxide emissions declined in 2012

March 29, 2013

Two Wyoming mines accounted for 20% of U.S. coal production by tons in 2012

March 8, 2013

New electric generators typically come online at the start of summer or in December

February 20, 2013

Dark spreads measure returns over fuel costs of coal-fired generation

February 7, 2013

EIA begins posting daily energy prices on Today in Energy webpage

February 5, 2013

Rail traffic reflects more oil production, less coal-fired electricity generation

January 30, 2013

Stretches of Upper Mississippi River near record-low levels

January 29, 2013

China consumes nearly as much coal as the rest of the world combined

January 25, 2013

Coal stockpiles at electric power plants were above average throughout 2012

January 14, 2013

2012 Brief: Coal prices and production in most basins down in 2012

January 7, 2013

2012 Brief: Coal and mid-continent crude oil prices declined during 2012

December 21, 2012

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

December 17, 2012

Energy Perspectives: United States energy imports decline while energy exports increase

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

December 7, 2012

EIA projections for carbon dioxide emissions reflect changes in key drivers

December 6, 2012

Cheaper natural gas alters generation dispatch in Southeast

December 3, 2012

EIA projects little change in U.S. coal production in 2013

November 29, 2012

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

November 26, 2012

Canada Week: The United States and Canada share the world’s most significant energy trade

November 19, 2012

Cost of transporting coal to power plants rose almost 50% in decade

November 15, 2012

Europe and Asia are the leading destinations for U.S. coal exports in 2012

November 6, 2012

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

October 23, 2012

U.S. coal exports on record pace in 2012, fueled by steam coal growth

October 19, 2012

Electricity generation from coal and natural gas both increased with summer heat

September 21, 2012

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

September 20, 2012

Central Appalachian (CAPP) coal spot prices affect markets for coal and electric power

September 19, 2012

Trading Point: Central Appalachian (CAPP) is the nation's benchmark price for eastern coal

September 7, 2012

Natural gas demand at power plants was high in summer 2012

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 31, 2012

Projected retirements of coal-fired power plants

July 30, 2012

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

July 27, 2012

27 gigawatts of coal-fired capacity to retire over next five years

July 13, 2012

Competition among fuels for power generation driven by changes in fuel prices

July 6, 2012

Monthly coal- and natural gas-fired generation equal for first time in April 2012

June 19, 2012

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

June 5, 2012

U.S. coal’s share of total net generation continues to decline

May 31, 2012

Coal stockpiles above five-year range in first quarter of 2012

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 4, 2012

A Clean Energy Standard could reduce power sector carbon dioxide emissions

April 25, 2012

U.S. coal consumption fell while exports increased during the fourth quarter of 2011

April 16, 2012

U.S. rail carloads of coal in first quarter of 2012 lowest since 1994

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 16, 2012

Dry sorbent injection may serve as a key pollution control technology at power plants

March 9, 2012

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

March 2, 2012

Electricity's share of U.S. delivered energy has risen significantly since 1950

February 27, 2012

Eastern U.S. coal futures prices down in early 2012

February 16, 2012

Ohio's fuel mix for power generation is changing

February 13, 2012

U.S. coal production rises slightly in 2011 amid lower domestic demand and higher exports

February 10, 2012

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

February 2, 2012

Emissions allowance prices for SO2 and NOX remained low in 2011

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 9, 2012

2011 Brief: Energy commodity price trends varied widely during 2011

December 21, 2011

Coal plants without scrubbers account for a majority of U.S. SO2 emissions

December 20, 2011

Rising Asian demand drives global coal consumption growth

December 13, 2011

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

December 7, 2011

Asia leads growth in global coal production since 1980

November 25, 2011

Australia world's largest coal exporter, fourth-largest liquefied natural gas exporter

November 15, 2011

Pennsylvania's use of natural gas for power generation has grown rapidly

November 8, 2011

Six seaports account for 94% of U.S. coal exports, which are dominated by coking coal

November 4, 2011

U.S. coal stockpile levels at electric power plants approach five-year low

October 4, 2011

China dominates global coal production

September 19, 2011

China and India account for half of global energy growth through 2035

September 8, 2011

EPA rule requires SO2 emissions reduction from Texas coal power plants in 2012

September 2, 2011

United States leads world in coal reserves

August 23, 2011

Wyoming produces almost as much coal as the next seven states combined

August 17, 2011

Electric generating capacity additions in the first half of 2011

August 16, 2011

Subbituminous and bituminous coal dominate U.S. coal production

August 9, 2011

Cross State Air Pollution Rule requires emissions reductions from Eastern U.S. powerplants

July 27, 2011

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

June 28, 2011

Most coal-fired electric capacity was built before 1980

June 22, 2011

U.S. coal exports at highest levels since 1992

May 31, 2011

Coal stocks at power plants are likely sufficient despite river flooding

May 26, 2011

Coal likely to remain most prevalent fuel for electricity generation

May 12, 2011

Spot price for Central Appalachian coal up since early 2010

February 16, 2011

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

February 9, 2011

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