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February 22, 2024

Use of natural gas-fired generation differs in the United States by technology and region

February 8, 2024

Nuclear reactor restarts in Japan have reduced LNG imports for electricity generation

January 9, 2024

U.S. battery storage capacity expected to nearly double in 2024

October 16, 2023

New natural gas-fired capacity additions expected to total 8.6 gigawatts in 2023

February 7, 2023

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

December 30, 2022

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

December 6, 2022

Product Highlight: EIA’s Hourly Electric Grid Monitor

September 13, 2022

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

August 3, 2022

The U.S. power grid added 15 GW of generating capacity in the first half of 2022

July 20, 2022

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

June 27, 2022

In Colombia, natural gas consumption has been exceeding production

June 7, 2021

In 2020, natural gas exports and natural gas for electricity reached record highs

March 12, 2021

Texas uses natural gas for electricity generation and home heating

October 22, 2020

U.S. natural gas exports to Mexico have increased in the first nine months of 2020

August 21, 2019

EIA launches redesigned Hourly Electric Grid Monitor with new data and functionality

August 5, 2019

United States sets new daily record high for natural gas use in the power sector

June 17, 2019

Mixed water supply conditions affect hydropower outlook in Pacific Northwest

February 26, 2019

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

November 20, 2018

Thanksgiving and Black Friday have unique electricity demand patterns

October 17, 2018

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

July 11, 2018

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

July 2, 2018

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

February 7, 2018

Future U.S. electricity generation mix will depend largely on natural gas prices

January 26, 2018

Natural gas production in Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia growing faster than demand

January 23, 2018

January’s cold weather affects electricity generation mix in Northeast, Mid-Atlantic

January 22, 2018

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

January 19, 2018

Hydroelectric generation in Montana recovers from last summer’s flash drought

January 5, 2018

Cold weather, higher exports result in record natural gas demand

December 5, 2017

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

November 29, 2017

Wind turbine heights and capacities have increased over the past decade

August 23, 2017

Northwest heat wave leads to record levels of summer electricity demand

August 7, 2017

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

July 24, 2017

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

July 6, 2017

Monthly renewable electricity generation surpasses nuclear for the first time since 1984

April 24, 2017

More than half of utility-scale solar photovoltaic systems track the sun through the day

April 17, 2017

Most coal plants in the United States were built before 1990

March 6, 2017

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

January 13, 2017

Natural gas prices in 2016 were the lowest in nearly 20 years

January 10, 2017

Renewable generation capacity expected to account for most 2016 capacity additions