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May 16, 2024

Natural gas-fired electricity generation in Texas set winter record in January 2024

May 14, 2024

U.S. share of electric and hybrid vehicle sales decreased in the first quarter of 2024

May 10, 2024

U.S. coal-fired electricity generation decreased in 2022 and 2023

May 8, 2024

U.S. electric power sector reported fewer delays for new solar capacity projects in 2023

May 6, 2024

China continues rapid growth of nuclear power capacity

May 2, 2024

Japan’s energy policies aim to reduce use of fossil fuels in electricity generation

May 2, 2024

Japan’s energy policies aim for increased zero-carbon electricity generation

May 1, 2024

Plant Vogtle Unit 4 begins commercial operation

April 30, 2024

Wind generation declined in 2023 for the first time since the 1990s

April 29, 2024

U.S. energy-related CO2 emissions decreased by 3% in 2023

April 26, 2024

U.S. natural gas-fired electricity generation consistently increased in 2022 and 2023

April 22, 2024

Increases in U.S. residential electricity bills in 2023 were outpaced by inflation

April 18, 2024

U.S. hydropower generation expected to increase by 6% in 2024 following last year’s lows

April 12, 2024

Natural gas filled in most of the drop in solar generation in Texas during April 8 eclipse

April 10, 2024

Introducing the Wholesale Electricity Market Portal

April 10, 2024

How accurate were EIA’s Winter Fuels Outlook forecasts?

April 9, 2024

Solar capacity additions are changing the shape of daily electricity supply in Texas

April 5, 2024

April 8 solar eclipse will briefly limit solar electricity generation across the country

March 26, 2024

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

February 26, 2024

Wholesale U.S. electricity prices were relatively low in 2023

February 22, 2024

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

February 20, 2024

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

February 15, 2024

Solar and battery storage to make up 81% of new U.S. electric-generating capacity in 2024

February 1, 2024

Tracking electricity consumption from U.S. cryptocurrency mining operations

January 31, 2024

Electric vehicles and hybrids surpass 16% of total 2023 U.S. light-duty vehicle sales

January 30, 2024

Projected zero-carbon electricity growth highly dependent on cost in parts of Asia

January 25, 2024

U.S. electricity customers averaged five and one-half hours of power interruptions in 2022

January 18, 2024

In most U.S. regions, 2024 wholesale electricity prices will be similar to 2023

January 16, 2024

Solar and wind to lead growth of U.S. power generation for the next two years

January 9, 2024

We expect solar will supply almost all growth in U.S. electricity generation through 2025

January 9, 2024

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

December 28, 2023

U.S. electric capacity mix shifts from fossil fuels to renewables in AEO2023

December 27, 2023

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

December 26, 2023

First new U.S. nuclear reactor since 2016 is now in operation

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

November 29, 2023

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

November 28, 2023

Lower CO2 emissions are partially due to shifts in power generation sources

November 27, 2023

Electric vehicles and hybrids grow to a record-high 18% of U.S. light-duty vehicle sales

November 20, 2023

Natural gas combined-cycle power plants increased utilization with improved technology

November 16, 2023

Less than one-third of U.S. commercial buildings were all-electric in 2018

November 8, 2023

EIA Product Highlight: Status of U.S. Nuclear Outages

November 7, 2023

EIA expects U.S. annual solar electricity generation to surpass hydropower in 2024

October 30, 2023

Solar and wind power curtailments are rising in California

October 17, 2023

U.S. summer nuclear outages rose in 2023, returning to 2021 levels

October 5, 2023

Peak hourly U.S. electricity demand in July was the second highest since 2016

October 3, 2023

U.S. construction costs dropped for solar, wind, and natural gas-fired generators in 2021

September 28, 2023

Weather events have reduced our forecast of U.S. hydropower generation by 6% this year

September 21, 2023

Ecuador has continued to expand use of hydroelectric power

September 20, 2023

The United States surpassed two million on-road light-duty electric vehicles in 2021

September 14, 2023

Energy use for transportation increased from pre-pandemic levels in 2021 in only 12 states

September 11, 2023

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

September 7, 2023

Electric vehicles and hybrids make up 16% of U.S. light-duty vehicle sales

September 6, 2023

Heating U.S. commercial buildings is most energy intensive in cold climates

August 29, 2023

Solar panel shipments set a record high in 2022 as capacity continued to grow

August 28, 2023

Food service buildings are highly energy intensive

August 24, 2023

Florida’s electricity generation mix is changing

August 22, 2023

Commercial energy use increased in eight states in 2021 over pre-pandemic levels

August 14, 2023

Higher energy prices push United States energy trade with Canada to record-high value

August 9, 2023

New pumped-storage capacity in China is helping to integrate growing wind and solar power

August 8, 2023

Developers added 16.8 GW of U.S. utility-scale generating capacity in first-half 2023

August 3, 2023

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

August 1, 2023

First new U.S. nuclear reactor since 2016 is now in operation

July 26, 2023

Texas power grid met record-breaking demand for electricity during recent heat wave

June 26, 2023

Two-thirds of North America is at risk of energy shortfalls in high summer heat, NERC says

June 21, 2023

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

June 14, 2023

U.S. electric power sector continues water efficiency gains

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 31, 2023

U.S. residential electricity bills increased 5% in 2022, after adjusting for inflation

May 30, 2023

U.S. energy insecure households were billed more for energy than other households

May 11, 2023

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

May 10, 2023

Mixed water supply condition across western states affects 2023 hydropower outlook

April 26, 2023

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

April 18, 2023

Solar distributed generation capacity in Brazil is growing rapidly

April 13, 2023

U.S. electric capacity mix shifts from fossil fuels to renewables in AEO2023

April 6, 2023

EIA explores effects of Inflation Reduction Act on the Annual Energy Outlook

April 3, 2023

U.S. energy consumption increases between 0% and 15% by 2050

March 27, 2023

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

March 21, 2023

Waste-to-energy plants are a small but stable source of electricity in the United States

March 16, 2023

EIA projects that U.S. energy-related CO2 emissions will fall through 2050 in AEO2023

March 15, 2023

Residential retail electric choice participation rate has leveled off since 2019

March 6, 2023

Wind, solar, and batteries increasingly account for more new U.S. power capacity additions

March 1, 2023

U.S. simple-cycle natural gas turbines operated at record highs in summer 2022

February 27, 2023

Electricity production costs rose with fuel costs in 2021, delivery cost remained elevated

February 22, 2023

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

February 16, 2023

Germany extends the life of its last three operating nuclear power plants until April

February 8, 2023

New England’s power grid weathers last weekend’s record-breaking cold and wind

February 6, 2023

More than half of new U.S. electric-generating capacity in 2023 will be solar

January 26, 2023

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

January 23, 2023

Nuclear power plants generated 68% of France’s electricity in 2021

January 19, 2023

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

January 10, 2023

Wholesale U.S. electricity prices were volatile in 2022

December 29, 2022

U.S. nuclear electricity generation continues to decline as more reactors retire

December 23, 2022

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

December 22, 2022

During 2021, U.S. retail electricity prices rose at fastest rate since 2008

December 15, 2022

In the first half of 2022, 24% of U.S. electricity generation came from renewable sources

December 8, 2022

U.S. battery storage capacity will increase significantly by 2025

December 7, 2022

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

November 30, 2022

U.S. wind generation falls into regional patterns by season

November 21, 2022

One of the largest wind farms in the United States was completed in Oklahoma last spring

November 14, 2022

U.S. electricity customers averaged seven hours of power interruptions in 2021

November 7, 2022

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

November 4, 2022

U.S. electric-generating capacity for combined-cycle natural gas turbines is growing

November 3, 2022

Average U.S. construction costs drop for solar, rise for wind and natural gas generators

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 25, 2022

Homes and buildings in the West and Northeast have the largest share of small-scale solar

October 19, 2022

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

October 14, 2022

Daily U.S. summer nuclear capacity outages were 19% lower this summer than last summer

October 13, 2022

EIA expects most U.S. households will spend more on energy this winter

October 6, 2022

ERCOT electricity prices vary more with changes in wind power than with electricity demand

September 28, 2022

California consumers respond to appeals for electricity conservation during heat wave

September 22, 2022

China increased electricity generation annually from 2000 to 2020

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 9, 2022

In the first half of 2022, 24% of U.S. electricity generation came from renewable sources

September 1, 2022

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

August 30, 2022

U.S. capacity to convert waste to energy declines after remaining steady since 1994

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 23, 2022

Daily U.S. electricity generation from natural gas hit a record in mid-July

August 16, 2022

EIA expects renewables to account for 22% of U.S. electricity generation in 2022

August 15, 2022

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

August 11, 2022

Utility-scale solar projects report delays

August 3, 2022

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

July 29, 2022

Small-scale solar is changing hourly utility electricity demand in New England

July 28, 2022

Extending investment tax credits through 2050 increases U.S. solar generation by 10%

July 27, 2022

Battery systems on the U.S. power grid are increasingly used to respond to price

July 14, 2022

U.S. monthly average Henry Hub spot price nearly doubled in 12 months

July 12, 2022

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

June 30, 2022

Developers plan to add 6 gigawatts of U.S. offshore wind capacity through 2029

June 16, 2022

EIA expects significant increases in wholesale electricity prices this summer

June 15, 2022

Most combined-cycle power plants have duct burners that add energy to the turbine exhaust

June 8, 2022

EIA explores effects of weather projections on energy consumption in buildings

June 3, 2022

NERC assessment highlights potential electricity reliability concern for central U.S.

June 1, 2022

California drought could reduce hydroelectric generation to half of normal levels

May 26, 2022

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

May 19, 2022

EIA expects solar and wind to be larger sources of U.S. electricity generation this summer

May 18, 2022

EIA Product Highlight: Status of U.S. Nuclear Outages

May 13, 2022

U.S. energy-related CO2 emissions rose 6% in 2021

May 12, 2022

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

May 9, 2022

In 2021, value of energy trade between the United States and Canada rose from 2020 lows

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 25, 2022

Most combined-cycle power plants employ two combustion turbines with one steam turbine

April 14, 2022

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

April 8, 2022

U.S. nuclear electricity generation continues to decline as more reactors retire

April 7, 2022

U.S. residential electricity expenditures increased by $5 per month in 2021

March 31, 2022

Nearly half of U.S. households use LED bulbs for all or most of their indoor lighting

March 30, 2022

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

March 25, 2022

Duration of utility-scale batteries depends on how they’re used

March 18, 2022

EIA projects that renewable generation will supply 44% of U.S. electricity by 2050

March 11, 2022

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

March 7, 2022

Solar power and batteries account for 60% of planned new U.S. electric generation capacity

March 1, 2022

During 2021, U.S. retail electricity prices rose at fastest rate since 2008

February 25, 2022

EIA Product Highlight: New England Dashboard

February 23, 2022

Mixed water supply conditions in the Northwest affect 2022 hydropower outlook

February 14, 2022

Generators in Texas meet electric demand, avoid widespread outages during recent cold snap

February 10, 2022

Oil-fired generators helped meet electric demand in New England this January

February 7, 2022

Pennsylvania sent more electricity to neighboring states than any other state in 2020

February 4, 2022

Utilities’ carbon-reduction goals will have little impact on U.S. CO2 emissions

February 3, 2022

New England natural gas and electricity prices increase on supply constraints, high demand

February 1, 2022

Five states updated or adopted new clean energy standards in 2021

January 18, 2022

New renewable power plants are reducing U.S. electricity generation from natural gas

January 11, 2022

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

January 10, 2022

Solar power will account for nearly half of new U.S. electric generating capacity in 2022

January 7, 2022

Wholesale electricity prices trended higher in 2021 due to increasing natural gas prices

December 28, 2021

The United States installed more wind turbine capacity in 2020 than in any other year

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 20, 2021

New York’s Indian Point nuclear power plant closes after 59 years of operation

December 17, 2021

U.S. electric power sector’s use of water continued its downward trend in 2020

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

December 2, 2021

In 2020, the value of energy trade between the United States and Canada declined

December 1, 2021

California hydroelectric facilities continue to respond to prices despite drought

November 23, 2021

Major U.S. utilities spending more on electricity delivery, less on power production

November 22, 2021

Most planned U.S. natural gas-fired plants are near Appalachia and in Florida and Texas

November 16, 2021

Solar generation was 3% of U.S. electricity in 2020, but we project it will be 20% by 2050

November 15, 2021

EIA Product Highlight: Southern California Daily Energy Report

November 10, 2021

U.S. electricity customers experienced eight hours of power interruptions in 2020

November 5, 2021

Use of electricity in houses to grow more quickly in developing economies

November 1, 2021

Battery storage applications have shifted as more batteries are added to the U.S. grid

October 28, 2021

Two nuclear power plants in northern Illinois reversed plans to retire early

October 26, 2021

EIA projects global conventional vehicle fleet will peak in 2038

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

October 13, 2021

EIA expects U.S. households to spend more on energy this winter

October 1, 2021

Capacity outages at U.S. nuclear power plants averaged 3.1 gigawatts this summer

September 29, 2021

Most planned U.S. battery storage additions in next three years to be paired with solar

September 23, 2021

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

September 22, 2021

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

September 20, 2021

World’s longest-operating solar thermal facility is retiring most of its capacity

September 15, 2021

Hurricane Ida caused at least 1.2 million electricity customers to lose power

September 14, 2021

Electric load in southern MISO fell as Hurricane Ida moved through Louisiana

September 10, 2021

U.S. natural gas consumption to decline through 2022, led by the electric power sector

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 24, 2021

California’s curtailments of solar electricity generation continue to increase

August 20, 2021

U.S. large-scale battery storage capacity up 35% in 2020, rapid growth set to continue

August 19, 2021

Electricity demand in Lower 48 states reached a high of 720 gigawatthours on August 12

August 17, 2021

Average U.S. construction cost for onshore wind generation decreased by 27% since 2013

August 13, 2021

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

August 6, 2021

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

July 28, 2021

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

July 21, 2021

June heat wave in the Northwest United States resulted in more demand for electricity

July 16, 2021

Average U.S. construction costs for solar generation continued to fall in 2019

July 12, 2021

EIA Product Highlight: Southern California Daily Energy Report

July 6, 2021

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

June 30, 2021

NERC report outlines potential electricity disruptions in the United States this summer

June 23, 2021

Most U.S. wind capacity built since 2011 is located in the center of the country

June 22, 2021

U.S. natural gas exports and non-power sector demand to drive higher prices through 2022

June 21, 2021

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

June 16, 2021

The United States consumed a record amount of renewable energy in 2020

June 11, 2021

EIA Product Highlight: Status of U.S. Nuclear Outages

June 9, 2021

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

June 1, 2021

Vietnam’s latest power development plan focuses on expanding renewable sources

May 27, 2021

Major utilities’ spending on the electric distribution system continues to increase

May 25, 2021

EIA expects more electricity consumption this summer as economy recovers from pandemic

May 24, 2021

U.S. natural gas generation in 2021 sees its first year-over-year decline in three years

May 20, 2021

Natural gas combined-cycle plant use varies by region and age

May 17, 2021

Despite more people staying at home, U.S. residential energy use fell 4% in 2020

May 13, 2021

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

May 12, 2021

EIA forecasts less natural gas-fired electricity generation this summer

May 7, 2021

Average Texas electricity prices were higher in February 2021 due to a severe winter storm

April 30, 2021

New York’s Indian Point nuclear power plant closes after 59 years of operation

April 21, 2021

Texas likely to add record utility-scale solar capacity in the next two years

April 15, 2021

Newer-technology natural gas-fired generators are utilized more than older units in PJM

April 13, 2021

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

April 12, 2021

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

April 8, 2021

Mixed water supply conditions expected to affect hydropower outlook in Pacific Northwest

March 29, 2021

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

March 26, 2021

Utilities continue to increase spending on the electric transmission system

March 24, 2021

EIA’s AEO2021 shows growing use of batteries on the U.S. electricity grid

March 18, 2021

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

March 12, 2021

Texas uses natural gas for electricity generation and home heating

March 11, 2021

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

March 10, 2021

U.S. natural gas consumption was lower in 2020 in all sectors except electric power

March 4, 2021

Texas and Florida had large small-scale solar capacity increases in 2020

March 3, 2021

The United States installed more wind turbine capacity in 2020 than in any other year

February 23, 2021

EIA publishes a ratio of revenues-to-costs to explain power plant additions

February 22, 2021

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

February 19, 2021

Extreme winter weather is disrupting energy supply and demand, particularly in Texas

February 12, 2021

Utility-scale batteries and pumped storage return about 80% of the electricity they store

February 8, 2021

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

February 2, 2021

U.S. wind generation sets new daily and hourly records at end of 2020

January 19, 2021

EIA forecasts less power generation from natural gas as a result of rising fuel costs

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

January 8, 2021

Wholesale U.S. electricity prices were generally lower and less volatile in 2020 than 2019

December 31, 2020

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

December 21, 2020

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

December 18, 2020

Several EIA products show what’s happening in current energy markets

December 15, 2020

Average monthly electricity bill for U.S. residential customers declined in 2019

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

December 4, 2020

Natural gas-fired generation has increased in most U.S. regions since 2015

November 23, 2020

New York generated the fourth most electricity from renewable sources of any state in 2019

November 20, 2020

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

November 19, 2020

About 25% of U.S. power plants can start up within an hour

November 13, 2020

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

November 12, 2020

2020 could be a record year for U.S. wind turbine installations

November 10, 2020

U.S. energy-related carbon dioxide emissions fell in 2019, mainly in electric generation

November 6, 2020

U.S. power customers experienced an average of nearly five hours of interruptions in 2019

November 5, 2020

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

October 22, 2020

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

October 19, 2020

The United States consumed a record amount of renewable energy in 2019

October 16, 2020

Natural gas generators make up largest share of U.S. electricity generation capacity

October 15, 2020

Wind is a growing part of the electricity mix in Texas

October 14, 2020

EIA’s International Energy Outlook analyzes electricity markets in India, Africa, and Asia

October 9, 2020

Solar photovoltaic generators receive higher electricity prices than other technologies

October 7, 2020

Winter energy bills in the United States likely to be similar to last winter’s

October 1, 2020

EIA’s upcoming Residential Energy Consumption Survey will collect data from all 50 states

September 30, 2020

Smoke from California wildfires decreases solar generation in CAISO

September 25, 2020

In 2019, 9 of the 10 highest-generating U.S. power plants were nuclear plants

September 18, 2020

U.S. nuclear capacity outages were 35% higher in summer 2020 than 2019

September 16, 2020

Average U.S. construction costs for solar and wind generation continue to fall

September 1, 2020

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

August 27, 2020

South Korea is one of the world’s largest nuclear power producers

August 26, 2020

The United States set record for daily natural gas power burn in late July

August 19, 2020

U.S. shipments of solar photovoltaic modules increase as prices continue to fall

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 10, 2020

Utility-scale battery storage capacity continued its upward trend in 2018

August 5, 2020

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

July 30, 2020

Most U.S. utility-scale geothermal power plants built since 2000 are binary-cycle plants

July 29, 2020

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

July 23, 2020

Colorado ranks seventh among states with the most energy production

July 21, 2020

More than 60% of energy used for electricity generation is lost in conversion

July 15, 2020

COVID-19 mitigation has delayed construction of some electric generators

July 7, 2020

NERC report outlines how pandemic mitigation could affect electric reliability this summer

June 30, 2020

Stay-at-home orders led to less commercial and industrial electricity use in April

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 15, 2020

Global electricity consumption continues to rise faster than population

June 12, 2020

The central United States set several wind power records this spring

June 10, 2020

EIA expects 2020 summer U.S. electricity demand to be lowest since 2009

June 5, 2020

Canada is the largest source of U.S. energy imports

June 1, 2020

U.S. customers experienced an average of nearly six hours of power interruptions in 2018

May 28, 2020

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

May 22, 2020

Daytime electricity demand in New York City most affected by COVID-19 mitigation actions

May 21, 2020

Most new utility-scale solar in the United States is being built in the South Atlantic

May 18, 2020

Large battery systems are often paired with renewable energy power plants

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

May 7, 2020

Daily electricity demand impacts from COVID-19 mitigation efforts differ by region

May 6, 2020

Daily electricity demand in New York falls about 13% after COVID-19 mitigation efforts

April 21, 2020

Wind and natural gas-fired generators led U.S. power sector capacity additions in 2019

April 6, 2020

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

March 30, 2020

Several EIA products show what’s happening in current energy markets

March 26, 2020

Twelve U.S. states generate more than 30% of their electricity from nuclear power

March 25, 2020

Lower compensation rates for residential solar PV generation could reduce overall adoption

March 20, 2020

Most of Hawaii’s electric battery systems are paired with wind or solar power plants

March 11, 2020

EIA’s 50% Carbon-Free Generation side case projects little effect on CO2 emissions

March 6, 2020

EIA’s long-term power plant projections trade off the cost and value of new capacity

February 28, 2020

EIA expands data on capacity and usage of power plants, electricity storage systems

February 26, 2020

Wind has surpassed hydro as most-used renewable electricity generation source in U.S.

February 21, 2020

Hourly electricity consumption varies throughout the day and across seasons

February 11, 2020

About 13% of U.S. electricity generating capacity can switch between natural gas and oil

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 16, 2020

EIA forecasts slower growth in natural gas-fired generation while renewable energy rises

January 14, 2020

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

January 10, 2020

Wholesale electricity prices were generally lower in 2019, except in Texas

January 2, 2020

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

December 17, 2019

EIA Product Highlight: STEO regional electricity generation and wholesale price forecasts

December 9, 2019

U.S. onshore wind capacity exceeds 100 gigawatts

December 3, 2019

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

November 25, 2019

Puerto Rico electricity generation returned to pre-2017 hurricane levels one year later

November 20, 2019

Nearly half of U.S. geothermal power capacity came online in the 1980s

November 19, 2019

Brazil’s net metering policy leads to growth in solar distributed generation

November 1, 2019

Participation in electricity customer choice programs has remained unchanged since 2013

October 31, 2019

Most pumped storage electricity generators in the U.S. were built in the 1970s

October 30, 2019

Most utility-scale batteries in the United States are made of lithium-ion

October 21, 2019

Global energy consumption driven by more electricity in residential, commercial buildings

October 17, 2019

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

October 8, 2019

Winter energy bills in the United States likely to be lower than last year’s

October 7, 2019

Five states have implemented programs to assist nuclear power plants

October 2, 2019

EIA projects that renewables will provide nearly half of world electricity by 2050

September 26, 2019

Maine and New York become the 6th and 7th states to adopt 100% clean electricity targets

September 17, 2019

Natural gas and wind forecast to be fastest growing sources of U.S. electricity generation

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

September 5, 2019

Electric generation transforms primary energy into secondary energy

September 3, 2019

Average U.S. construction costs for solar generation continue to decrease

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 22, 2019

EIA offers two approaches to compare renewable electricity generation with other sources

August 21, 2019

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

August 15, 2019

Investor-owned utilities served 72% of U.S. electricity customers in 2017

August 7, 2019

EIA introduces short-term forecasts for wholesale electricity prices

August 5, 2019

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

August 1, 2019

Heat wave results in highest U.S. electricity demand since 2017

July 26, 2019

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

July 19, 2019

The number of electric utility rate cases increased in 2018

July 10, 2019

U.S. utility-scale battery storage power capacity to grow substantially by 2023

June 26, 2019

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

June 24, 2019

Four states updated their renewable portfolio standards in the first half of 2019

June 19, 2019

More new natural gas combined-cycle power plants are using advanced designs

June 18, 2019

NERC report highlights potential summer electricity issues for Texas and California

June 17, 2019

Mixed water supply conditions affect hydropower outlook in Pacific Northwest

June 10, 2019

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

June 7, 2019

Four states account for more than half of U.S. wind electricity generation

June 5, 2019

EIA tool compares individual power plants’ generation, cooling water use, and emissions

June 3, 2019

Saudi Arabia used less crude oil for power generation in 2018

May 31, 2019

Brazil plans to add more solar to its hydro-dominated electricity generation mix

May 29, 2019

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

May 28, 2019

Canada is a key energy trade partner to the United States

May 21, 2019

Nonpowered dams can be converted to hydroelectric dams for electricity generation

May 17, 2019

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

May 15, 2019

Tax credit phaseout encourages more wind power plants to be added by end of year

May 9, 2019

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

May 1, 2019

One in four U.S. homes is all electric

April 26, 2019

The Northeast leads the country in net-metered wind electricity generation capacity

April 18, 2019

EIA expects 2019 summer average residential electricity use to be lowest in five years

April 12, 2019

Increases in electricity generation from biomass stop after a decade of growth

April 11, 2019

One in ten U.S. households pays an energy bill indirectly as part of rent or condo fees

April 10, 2019

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

April 5, 2019

More than 80% of Idaho’s in-state electricity generation comes from renewables

April 4, 2019

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

March 29, 2019

Demand-side management programs save energy and reduce peak demand

March 25, 2019

Power sector pushed domestic U.S. natural gas consumption to new record in 2018

March 21, 2019

Despite closures, U.S. nuclear electricity generation in 2018 surpassed its previous peak

March 19, 2019

U.S. renewable electricity generation has doubled since 2008

March 11, 2019

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

March 8, 2019

New U.S. power plants expected to be mostly natural gas combined-cycle and solar PV

March 6, 2019

Record U.S. electricity generation in 2018 driven by record residential, commercial sales

February 27, 2019

Updated renewable portfolio standards will lead to more renewable electricity generation

February 26, 2019

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

February 19, 2019

Natural gas-fired reciprocating engines are being deployed more to balance renewables

February 13, 2019

Electricity intensity of U.S. homes and commercial buildings decreases in coming decades

February 11, 2019

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

February 7, 2019

Most U.S. utility-scale solar photovoltaic power plants are 5 megawatts or smaller

February 6, 2019

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

January 23, 2019

EIA’s new interactive New England dashboard tracks energy capacity constraints

January 18, 2019

EIA forecasts renewables will be fastest growing source of electricity generation

January 14, 2019

Natural gas-burning power plant operations vary during periods of cold weather

January 10, 2019

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

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 27, 2018

Most utility-scale fixed-tilt solar photovoltaic systems are tilted 20 degrees-30 degrees

December 21, 2018

Carbon dioxide emissions from the U.S. power sector have declined 28% since 2005

December 19, 2018

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

December 18, 2018

EIA’s residential energy survey now includes estimates for more than 20 new end uses

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

November 30, 2018

Average U.S. electricity customer interruptions totaled nearly 8 hours in 2017

November 28, 2018

Japan has restarted five nuclear power reactors in 2018

November 20, 2018

Thanksgiving and Black Friday have unique electricity demand patterns

November 19, 2018

Thanksgiving week: EIA data highlight how energy is used in the kitchen

November 9, 2018

Water withdrawals by U.S. power plants have been declining

November 8, 2018

Electricity residential retail choice participation has declined since 2014 peak

November 7, 2018

Space heating and water heating account for nearly two thirds of U.S. home energy use

November 2, 2018

Consolidated Edison gets approval for natural gas demand response pilot program

October 31, 2018

New England’s competitive electricity markets lead to less price volatility

October 29, 2018

Carbon dioxide emissions from the U.S. power sector have declined 28% since 2005

October 26, 2018

Most utility-scale fixed-tilt solar photovoltaic systems are tilted 20 degrees-30 degrees

October 22, 2018

Hurricane Michael caused 1.7 million electricity outages in the Southeast United States

October 15, 2018

U.S. nuclear plant outages increased in September after remaining low during summer

October 11, 2018

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

October 10, 2018

U.S. home heating bills likely to be slightly higher this winter

October 1, 2018

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

September 28, 2018

Columbia River electric generation in 2018 remains normal despite above-normal water flow

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 25, 2018

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

September 19, 2018

One in three U.S. households faces a challenge in meeting energy needs

September 17, 2018

EIA introduces interactive dashboard detailing natural gas storage activity

September 14, 2018

America’s oldest operating nuclear power plant to retire on Monday

September 13, 2018

Hurricane Florence likely to affect Southeast U.S. electric power, transportation fuels

September 11, 2018

Hydroelectricity is the most prevalent renewable source in 19 states; wind in 16

September 10, 2018

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

September 6, 2018

In 2015, peripheral devices consumed nearly as much electricity as televisions

September 4, 2018

Louisiana and Wyoming consume the most energy per capita; Rhode Island, New York the least

August 29, 2018

Some U.S. electricity generating plants use dry cooling

August 24, 2018

Hurricane Lane approaches Hawaii, threatens energy infrastructure

August 17, 2018

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

August 16, 2018

PURPA-qualifying capacity increases, but it's still a small portion of added renewables

August 8, 2018

Average U.S. construction costs for solar and wind continued to fall in 2016

August 6, 2018

EIA electricity sales data for Puerto Rico show rate of recovery since hurricanes

August 3, 2018

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

July 31, 2018

Electricity Reliability Council of Texas surpassed all-time peak hourly load in July

July 20, 2018

Major utilities continue to increase spending on U.S. electric distribution systems

July 17, 2018

Volcanic lava flows continue to affect geothermal power generation on Hawaii’s Big Island

July 12, 2018

Wind generators’ cost declines reflect technology improvements and siting decisions

July 11, 2018

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

July 9, 2018

EIA adds Puerto Rico data to its U.S. power plant inventory

July 2, 2018

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

June 29, 2018

NERC’s Summer Reliability Assessment highlights seasonal electric reliability issues

June 28, 2018

EIA study examines the role of high-voltage power lines in integrating renewables

June 25, 2018

U.S. hydrocarbon gas liquids consumption increases as prices, expenditures decrease

June 21, 2018

EIA monthly survey tracks U.S. power plant additions

June 20, 2018

State efficiency incentives averaged $24 per customer, ranged from $0 to $128 in 2016

June 12, 2018

Power marketers are increasing their share of U.S. retail electricity sales

June 8, 2018

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

June 5, 2018

EIA’s residential energy survey now includes estimates for more than 20 new end uses

June 1, 2018

Costs of different battery storage technologies depend on technical characteristics

May 29, 2018

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

May 23, 2018

The United States is a net energy importer from Canada

May 22, 2018

Electrified vehicles continue to see slow growth and less use than conventional vehicles

May 17, 2018

Changing energy efficiency and fuel economy standards affects energy consumption

May 15, 2018

Tax credits and solar tariffs affect timing of projected renewable power plant deployment

May 11, 2018

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

May 9, 2018

Solar surpasses biomass to become third-most prevalent renewable electricity source

May 8, 2018

Future of U.S. nuclear power fleet depends mostly on natural gas prices, carbon policies

May 7, 2018

Natural gas and renewables make up most of 2018 electric capacity additions

April 26, 2018

Renewable energy subsidies have declined as tax credits, other policies diminish

April 24, 2018

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

April 20, 2018

Fuel cell power plants are used in diverse ways across the United States

April 17, 2018

Customer spending on electricity expected to increase this summer

April 5, 2018

Average frequency and duration of electric distribution outages vary by states

April 3, 2018

In 2017, U.S. electricity sales fell by the greatest amount since the recession

March 30, 2018

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

March 29, 2018

EIA uses two simplified metrics to show future power plants’ relative economics

March 23, 2018

Electricity demand by U.S. manufacturing has declined in recent years

March 21, 2018

Solar photovoltaic costs are declining, but estimates vary across sources

March 20, 2018

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

March 16, 2018

Solar plants typically install more panel capacity relative to their inverter capacity

March 5, 2018

Middle East countries plan to add nuclear to their generation mix

March 1, 2018

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

February 28, 2018

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

February 27, 2018

Natural gas power plants purchase fuel using different types of contracts

February 14, 2018

U.S. imports of solar photovoltaic modules mainly come from Asia

February 13, 2018

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

February 9, 2018

Utilities continue to increase spending on transmission infrastructure

February 7, 2018

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

January 31, 2018

South Africa plans to add more natural gas, renewables to its energy supply mix

January 26, 2018

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

January 24, 2018

Wind expected to surpass hydro as largest renewable electricity generation source

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 17, 2018

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

January 10, 2018

Nearly half of utility-scale capacity installed in 2017 came from renewables

January 9, 2018

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

January 8, 2018

Batteries perform many different functions on the power grid

December 18, 2017

Natural gas generators make up the largest share of overall U.S. generation capacity

December 13, 2017

Utility solar photovoltaic capacity is dominated by crystalline silicon panel technology

December 12, 2017

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

December 6, 2017

Nearly half of all U.S. electricity customers have smart meters

December 5, 2017

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

December 1, 2017

United States, Canada, and Mexico launch North American Energy Information website

November 29, 2017

Wind turbine heights and capacities have increased over the past decade

November 27, 2017

Biomass and waste fuels made up 2% of total U.S. electricity generation in 2016

November 20, 2017

Link between growth in economic activity and electricity use is changing around the world

November 17, 2017

Decommissioning nuclear reactors is a long-term and costly process

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

November 8, 2017

EIA forecasts growth in world nuclear electricity capacity, led by non-OECD countries

November 6, 2017

Repowering wind turbines adds generating capacity at existing sites

November 3, 2017

Growth in plug-in electric vehicles depends on future market conditions

October 31, 2017

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

October 24, 2017

Puerto Rico’s electricity service is slow to return after Hurricane Maria

October 13, 2017

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

October 11, 2017

Winter heating costs likely to be higher this winter than last winter

October 10, 2017

Buildings energy consumption in India is expected to increase faster than in other regions

September 28, 2017

Nuclear power plant outages were relatively low this summer

September 27, 2017

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

September 25, 2017

Residential electricity prices up 3% in first half of 2017

September 20, 2017

Hurricane Irma cut power to nearly two-thirds of Florida's electricity customers

September 19, 2017

Beyond China and India, energy consumption in non-OECD Asia continues to grow

September 18, 2017

Coal plants installed mercury controls to meet compliance deadlines

September 13, 2017

Hurricane Harvey caused electric system outages and affected wind generation in Texas

September 8, 2017

Hurricane Irma may cause problems for East Coast energy infrastructure

September 7, 2017

Electricity prices reflect rising delivery costs, declining power production costs

August 25, 2017

Hurricane Harvey headed for area with significant oil, natural gas infrastructure

August 24, 2017

California increased electricity imports and natural gas generation during solar eclipse

August 23, 2017

Northwest heat wave leads to record levels of summer electricity demand

August 21, 2017

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

August 14, 2017

South Carolina utilities stop construction of new nuclear reactors

August 10, 2017

Total U.S. energy expenditures in 2015 were the lowest in more than a decade

August 7, 2017

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

August 3, 2017

Many states have adopted policies to encourage energy efficiency

July 28, 2017

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

July 27, 2017

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

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

July 11, 2017

EIA adds small-scale solar photovoltaic forecasts to its monthly Short-Term Energy Outlook

July 5, 2017

Construction costs for most power plant types have fallen in recent years

June 16, 2017

Competition between coal and natural gas affects power markets

June 14, 2017

Wind and solar in March accounted for 10% of U.S. electricity generation for first time

June 13, 2017

Three Mile Island is the latest nuclear power plant to announce retirement plans

June 8, 2017

Global access to electricity has increased over the past two decades

June 5, 2017

NERC’s Summer Reliability Assessment highlights seasonal electricity reliability issues

June 2, 2017

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

June 1, 2017

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

May 25, 2017

Energy storage and renewables beyond wind, hydro, solar make up 4% of U.S. power capacity

May 22, 2017

Air conditioning and other appliances increase residential electricity use in the summer

May 18, 2017

Large commercial buildings are more likely to use lighting control strategies

May 16, 2017

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

May 12, 2017

U.S. nuclear capacity and generation expected to decline as existing generators retire

May 11, 2017

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

May 5, 2017

Nuclear plants account for more than half of electricity generation in Illinois

May 4, 2017

Utility-scale solar has grown rapidly over the past five years

May 3, 2017

Power plants’ costs and value to the grid are not easily reflected using simple metrics

May 2, 2017

Wind turbines provide 8% of U.S. generating capacity, more than any other renewable source

May 1, 2017

Carbon intensity of energy use is lowest in U.S. industrial and electric power sectors

April 27, 2017

Most U.S. nuclear power plants were built between 1970 and 1990

April 24, 2017

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

April 18, 2017

EIA expects natural gas to be largest source of U.S. electricity generation this summer

April 10, 2017

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

April 7, 2017

Rising solar generation in California coincides with negative wholesale electricity prices

April 6, 2017

U.S. households’ heating equipment choices are diverse and vary by climate region

March 29, 2017

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

March 23, 2017

Brazil has the third-largest electricity sector in the Americas

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

March 1, 2017

Canada is the United States’ largest partner for energy trade

February 27, 2017

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

February 14, 2017

Projected electricity generation mix is sensitive to policies, natural gas prices

February 8, 2017

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

February 6, 2017

The world’s largest nuclear plants differ by age, number of reactors, and utilization

February 3, 2017

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

February 1, 2017

Indian Point, closest nuclear plant to New York City, set to retire by 2021

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 18, 2017

Natural gas-fired power plants lead electric capacity additions in Mexico

January 11, 2017

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

January 10, 2017

Renewable generation capacity expected to account for most 2016 capacity additions

December 12, 2016

Winter residential electricity consumption expected to increase from last winter

December 7, 2016

About 30% of distributed solar capacity is owned by third parties

December 5, 2016

Thanksgiving holiday causes unique electricity usage patterns across the country

December 2, 2016

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

November 28, 2016

Three turbine manufacturers provide more than 75% of U.S. wind capacity

November 21, 2016

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

November 18, 2016

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

October 31, 2016

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

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

October 18, 2016

The world’s nine largest operating power plants are hydroelectric facilities

October 17, 2016

Hurricane Matthew caused millions of customers to go without power

October 13, 2016

Winter heating bills likely to increase, but still remain below recent winters

October 12, 2016

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

October 6, 2016

U.S. residential electricity prices decline for the first time in many years

October 5, 2016

Office buildings with data centers use significantly more electricity than other offices

October 3, 2016

California program encourages adoption of zero-emissions vehicles

September 28, 2016

China expected to account for more than half of world growth in nuclear power through 2040

September 27, 2016

Recent increases in global nuclear capacity led by Asia

September 20, 2016

EIA provides daily summary of Southern California energy conditions

September 15, 2016

Electricity customers’ service restored in Tallahassee after Hurricane Hermine

September 13, 2016

Five and a half years after Fukushima, 3 of Japan’s 54 nuclear reactors are operating

September 12, 2016

EIA data show average frequency and duration of electric power outages

September 9, 2016

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

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

September 1, 2016

U.S. nuclear outages this summer were higher than in summer 2015

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 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 27, 2016

Many industries use combined heat and power to improve energy efficiency

July 25, 2016

Hourly information on U.S. electricity supply, demand, and flows is now available

July 20, 2016

U.S. electric system is made up of interconnections and balancing authorities

July 15, 2016

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

July 14, 2016

Natural gas-fired electricity generation expected to reach record level 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

June 28, 2016

Extended policies case shows reduced energy use, emissions, more renewables, efficiency

June 24, 2016

Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative auction prices decline

June 21, 2016

Clean Power Plan implementation decisions affect CO2 emissions and electricity prices

June 15, 2016

Total U.S. electricity sales projected to grow slowly as electricity intensity declines

June 14, 2016

First new U.S. nuclear reactor in almost two decades set to begin operating

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 26, 2016

Industrial and electric power sectors drive projected growth in U.S. natural gas use

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 19, 2016

Many natural gas-fired power plants under construction are near major shale plays

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 9, 2016

U.S. energy-related carbon dioxide emissions in 2015 are 12% below their 2005 levels

April 28, 2016

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

April 25, 2016

Strong El Niño helps reduce U.S. winter heating demand and fuel prices

April 22, 2016

Higher Oregon renewable portfolio standard targets likely to boost wind power

April 18, 2016

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

April 8, 2016

Waste-to-energy electricity generation concentrated in Florida and Northeast

April 5, 2016

Mild weather, ample natural gas supply curb Northeast winter power and natural gas prices

April 4, 2016

Average utilization for natural gas combined-cycle plants exceeded coal plants 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 21, 2016

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

March 18, 2016

Demand trends, prices, and policies drive recent electric generation capacity additions

March 16, 2016

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

March 14, 2016

Total electricity sales fell in 2015 for 5th time in past 8 years

March 8, 2016

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

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 24, 2016

Rail continues to dominate coal shipments to the power sector

February 8, 2016

Demand response saves electricity during times of high demand

February 5, 2016

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

February 3, 2016

Computer and technology use in education buildings continues to increase

February 2, 2016

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

January 29, 2016

Winter storm knocks out power for more than a million customers

January 15, 2016

Warmer weather, lower energy prices are reducing home heating expenditures

January 11, 2016

Wholesale power prices decrease across the country in 2015

January 8, 2016

Coal production and prices decline in 2015

December 17, 2015

Utility-scale solar in South Atlantic region dominated by North Carolina, Georgia

December 15, 2015

New database provides monthly inventory and status of U.S. electric generating plants

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

November 4, 2015

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

October 27, 2015

India likely to experience continued growth in electricity use for air conditioning

October 22, 2015

India aims to reduce high electricity transmission and distribution system losses

October 21, 2015

Exelon-Pepco merger could create largest U.S. electric utility

October 19, 2015

Indonesia has significant potential to increase geothermal electricity production

October 7, 2015

Nationwide, electricity generation from coal falls while natural gas rises

October 6, 2015

Household heating costs are expected to be lower than previous two winters

September 28, 2015

U.S. nuclear outages were less than 3% of capacity this summer

September 11, 2015

Natural gas use features two seasonal peaks per year

September 8, 2015

Electric generator capacity factors vary widely across the world

September 1, 2015

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

August 27, 2015

Domestic market for distributed wind turbines faces several challenges

August 25, 2015

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

August 17, 2015

Texas electric grid serves record-high power demand

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 27, 2015

Natural gas salt-facility storage serves special gas market needs

July 24, 2015

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

July 17, 2015

U.S. nuclear outages are low during summer peak electricity demand season

July 9, 2015

U.S.-Canada electricity trade increases

July 2, 2015

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

June 19, 2015

Europe aims for wider electricity market coordination

June 16, 2015

EIA’s mapping system highlights energy infrastructure across the United States

June 11, 2015

Efficiency moderates effects of higher electricity prices under proposed Clean Power Plan

June 3, 2015

Levelized cost comparisons help explain value of various electric generation technologies

May 27, 2015

Under the proposed Clean Power Plan, natural gas, then renewables, gain generation share

May 26, 2015

Proposed Clean Power Plan rule cuts power sector CO2 emissions to lowest level since 1980s

May 18, 2015

Nonpetroleum share of transportation energy at highest level since 1954

May 15, 2015

U.S. power sector CO2 emissions expected to increase through 2040

May 14, 2015

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

May 11, 2015

Projected electric capacity additions are below recent historical levels

May 6, 2015

EIA’s CBECS is the nation's only comprehensive survey of commercial buildings

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

April 9, 2015

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

April 3, 2015

Nonhydro electricity storage increasing as new policies are implemented

March 24, 2015

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

March 16, 2015

Growth in residential electricity prices highest in 6 years, but expected to slow in 2015

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

February 19, 2015

Wind generates more than 10% of Texas electricity in 2014

February 2, 2015

New England generation fuel mix changes likely as Vermont Yankee nuclear plant retires

January 22, 2015

Northern Maine considers options to gain direct access to New England electric grid

January 20, 2015

NERC assessment examines winter power system reliability, fuel diversity

January 12, 2015

Wholesale power prices increase across the country in 2014

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 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

December 8, 2014

Almost all U.S. nuclear plants require life extension past 60 years to operate beyond 2050

November 19, 2014

Solar photovoltaic output depends on orientation, tilt, and tracking

November 18, 2014

European residential electricity prices increasing faster than prices in United States

November 13, 2014

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

November 7, 2014

After record injections, natural gas storage levels now within 7% of 5-year average

November 6, 2014

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

October 29, 2014

Nuclear Regulatory Commission resumes license renewals for nuclear power plants

October 24, 2014

Electricity distribution investments rose over the past two decades

October 23, 2014

Lower electricity-related CO2 emissions reflect lower carbon intensity and electricity use

October 7, 2014

Less severe weather means lower expected household heating bills this winter

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 26, 2014

Minimum efficiency standards for electric motors will soon increase

September 25, 2014

Everywhere but Northeast, fewer homes choose natural gas as heating fuel

September 24, 2014

Saudi Arabia uses largest amount of crude oil for power generation since 2010

September 9, 2014

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

September 8, 2014

Geothermal resources used to produce renewable electricity in western states

September 3, 2014

Electricity transmission investments vary by region

September 2, 2014

Residential electricity prices are rising

August 26, 2014

Investment in electricity transmission infrastructure shows steady increase

August 19, 2014

Hawaii and U.S. Territories aim to increase fuel diversity with LNG imports

August 15, 2014

Reasons for projected natural gas-fired generation growth vary by region

August 13, 2014

Steam coal imports remain down sharply from historic high in 2007

August 1, 2014

Metal-based durables manufacturers are fueled by electricity and natural gas

July 16, 2014

EIA projects modest needs for new electric generation capacity

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

June 24, 2014

Fewer wind curtailments and negative power prices seen in Texas after major grid expansion

June 23, 2014

Texas hits new peak wind output

June 20, 2014

NERC’s Summer Reliability Assessment highlights regional electricity capacity margins

June 17, 2014

Hydropower supplies more than three-quarters of Brazil’s electric power

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 30, 2014

Privately owned generators play a growing role in Mexico’s electricity supply

May 21, 2014

U.S. consumers’ energy spending rose this winter

May 20, 2014

Industrial onsite electricity concentrated in chemicals, oil, and paper manufacturing

May 19, 2014

Industrial facilities get most of their electricity from the grid

May 12, 2014

Many industrial electricity customers are farmers

April 29, 2014

Renewable electricity generation projections sensitive to cost, price, policy assumptions

April 28, 2014

Projected CO2 emissions vary with coal and nuclear power plant retirements

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

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 12, 2014

Heating fuel expenditures rise this winter, especially for propane-heated homes

February 20, 2014

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

February 18, 2014

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

February 13, 2014

Severe winter weather threatens East Coast energy infrastructure

February 11, 2014

Many newer power plants have cooling systems that reuse water

February 7, 2014

Reduced water supply forecast affects hydropower outlook in Pacific Northwest

February 6, 2014

Current drought reduces hydro generation forecast for California

January 31, 2014

NFL stadiums produce onsite energy with solar PV projects

January 27, 2014

States closer to western mines have lower coal costs

January 24, 2014

EIA now providing more detail on electric capacity additions and retirements

January 21, 2014

Northeast and Mid-Atlantic power prices react to winter freeze and natural gas constraints

January 16, 2014

Spot coal price trends vary across key basins during 2013

January 15, 2014

Monthly generator capacity factor data now available by fuel and technology

January 8, 2014

New England and Pacific Northwest had largest power price increases in 2013

December 20, 2013

U.S. electricity sales have decreased in four of the past five years

December 19, 2013

State Energy Profiles enhanced and renewables sections added

December 18, 2013

Petroleum's share of Florida's electric generation mix dwindles as natural gas grows

December 11, 2013

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

December 6, 2013

December natural gas prices spike in Boston

December 4, 2013

Natural gas use for power generation falls as industrial sector's use continues to rise

December 2, 2013

Renewable electricity production grows in Texas

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

November 14, 2013

2013 completions of large solar thermal power plants mark technology gains

November 12, 2013

Northeast grows increasingly reliant on natural gas for power generation

November 8, 2013

The mix of fuels used for electricity generation in the United States is changing

October 24, 2013

Midcontinent Independent System Operator adding four new electric territories in December

October 18, 2013

Electricity use by machine drives varies significantly by manufacturing industry

October 17, 2013

Global nuclear generation capacity totaled more than 370 gigawatts in 2012

October 8, 2013

Heating costs for most households are forecast to rise from last winter’s level

October 1, 2013

Natural gas-fired combustion turbines are generally used to meet peak electricity load

September 26, 2013

Variability in electricity demand highlights potential roles for electricity storage

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 16, 2013

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

September 13, 2013

Nuclear outages begin to increase with the start of the fall refueling season

September 9, 2013

Cooler-than-normal August relieves strain on Texas electricity market

September 6, 2013

Vermont Yankee nuclear plant closure in 2014 will challenge New England energy markets

September 5, 2013

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

September 3, 2013

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

August 28, 2013

The U.S. relies on foreign uranium, enrichment services to fuel its nuclear power plants

August 27, 2013

Electricity demand patterns matter for valuing electricity supply resources

August 16, 2013

Chinese investments play large role in Southeast Asia hydroelectric growth

August 15, 2013

The South anchors growth in use of electricity for air conditioning since 1993

July 26, 2013

Coal market fundamentals changed, yet spot prices remained stable

July 23, 2013

Wholesale electricity prices rose across the United States

July 19, 2013

Short-term, real-time power prices reflect system strain during Northeast heat wave

July 18, 2013

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

July 11, 2013

New EIA inventory tracks state energy efficiency programs

July 8, 2013

Pumped storage provides grid reliability even with net generation loss

July 3, 2013

Energy sources have changed throughout the history of the United States

July 2, 2013

Lower power prices and high repair costs drive nuclear retirements

June 25, 2013

Average U.S. residential summer 2013 electric bill expected to be lowest in four years

June 24, 2013

Electric supply additions are not keeping pace with increased peak-hour demand in Texas

June 12, 2013

Federal Power Marketing Administrations operate across much of the United States

June 11, 2013

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

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 30, 2013

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

May 23, 2013

Coal regains some electric generation market share from natural gas

May 22, 2013

Extended tax credits could raise projected renewable electricity capacity and generation

May 17, 2013

Mexico Week: U.S.-Mexico electricity trade is small, with tight regional focus

May 13, 2013

Mexico Week: U.S. is Mexico’s primary energy trade partner amid shifting trade dynamics

May 8, 2013

Industrial sector drives increase in North Dakota electricity sales

May 7, 2013

President’s proposed budget calls for strategic review of government’s role in TVA

April 25, 2013

Long-term outlook for nuclear generation depends on lifetime of existing capacity

April 24, 2013

Lower wholesale power prices reduce quark spreads available to nuclear plant operators

April 23, 2013

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

April 18, 2013

Lower residential energy use reduces home energy expenditures as share of household income

April 12, 2013

Winter natural gas price spikes in New England spur generation from other fuels

April 11, 2013

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

March 28, 2013

Solar activity can affect transmission grid, but 2013 activity less than anticipated

March 26, 2013

Extended nuclear plant outages raise Southern California wholesale power prices

March 22, 2013

U.S. economy and electricity demand growth are linked, but relationship is changing

March 15, 2013

Japan’s fossil-fueled generation remains high because of continuing nuclear plant outages

March 14, 2013

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

March 8, 2013

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

March 6, 2013

Two perspectives on household electricity use

March 4, 2013

Homes show greatest seasonal variation in electricity use

February 27, 2013

Power plant emissions of sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxides continue to decline in 2012

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

February 20, 2013

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

February 15, 2013

EIA now delivers monthly electricity data in interactive data browser

February 11, 2013

Wind industry installs almost 5,300 MW of capacity in December

February 8, 2013

An introduction to spark spreads

February 7, 2013

EIA begins posting daily energy prices on Today in Energy webpage

February 6, 2013

Stadiums and arenas use efficient, high wattage lamps

February 5, 2013

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

January 25, 2013

Coal stockpiles at electric power plants were above average throughout 2012

January 24, 2013

New aggregation programs drive consumer participation in Illinois electricity choice

January 23, 2013

How much electric supply capacity is needed to keep U.S. electricity grids reliable?

January 16, 2013

Large mergers drive changes in ownership of electric generating capacity in 2012

January 14, 2013

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

January 9, 2013

2012 Brief: Average wholesale electricity prices down compared to last year

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 19, 2012

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

December 18, 2012

Energy Perspectives: Industrial and transportation sectors lead energy use by sector

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 27, 2012

Canada Week: Integrated electric grid improves reliability for United States, Canada

November 26, 2012

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

November 21, 2012

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

November 19, 2012

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

November 14, 2012

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

November 13, 2012

Despite customer outages, wholesale electric markets operated during Hurricane Sandy

November 9, 2012

Electricity restored to many in the Northeast but outages persist

November 2, 2012

Extended outages at several nuclear plants led to high outage levels in 2012

November 1, 2012

Smart meter deployments continue to rise

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 19, 2012

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

October 10, 2012

U.S. households forecast to use more heating fuels this winter compared with last winter

October 4, 2012

Combined heat and power technology fills an important energy niche

October 3, 2012

Key New England natural gas pipeline reflects seasonal flow changes

October 2, 2012

Regulators approve first commercial hydrokinetic projects in the United States

September 20, 2012

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

September 18, 2012

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

September 17, 2012

Municipal solid waste plants convert garbage to electricity

September 10, 2012

Energy-related carbon dioxide emissions down in 2011

September 7, 2012

Natural gas demand at power plants was high in summer 2012

September 6, 2012

NRG-GenOn acquisition plan would create the largest independent power producer

September 4, 2012

Electric grid operators monitoring drought conditions

August 29, 2012

Hurricane Isaac affects U.S. Gulf Coast energy infrastructure

August 24, 2012

Heating fuel choice shows electricity and natural gas roughly equal in newer homes

August 22, 2012

Merger of Progress Energy and Duke Energy created largest U.S. electric utility

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

August 16, 2012

Energy needed to produce aluminum

August 10, 2012

Wholesale electricity prices are lower during the first half of 2012

August 9, 2012

Average spot natural gas prices declined during the first half of 2012

August 8, 2012

Low U.S. injections reflect already high natural gas storage inventories

August 7, 2012

EIA has updated Gulf of Mexico energy statistics

August 1, 2012

U.S. energy-related CO2 emissions in early 2012 lowest since 1992

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 25, 2012

Power outages often spur questions around burying power lines

July 17, 2012

Uprates can increase U.S. nuclear capacity substantially without building new reactors

July 13, 2012

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

July 12, 2012

Eastern electric systems tested during first summer 2012 heat wave

July 11, 2012

New transmission project will help California meet summer electric demand

July 9, 2012

Texas electricity market faces summer challenges

July 6, 2012

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

July 2, 2012

EIA’s AEO2012 includes analysis of breakthroughs in vehicle battery technology

June 29, 2012

Electricity storage: Location, location, location … and cost

June 18, 2012

Negative wholesale electricity prices occur in RTOs

June 14, 2012

California's electric power market faces challenges heading into summer

June 7, 2012

Northeast electricity markets react to hot weather in late May

June 5, 2012

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

June 1, 2012

Reserve electric generating capacity helps keep the lights on

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 29, 2012

Seasonal hydroelectric output drives down wholesale electricity prices in the West

May 22, 2012

Electricity storage can smooth out moment-to-moment variations in electricity demand

May 21, 2012

Electricity storage can take advantage of daily price variations

May 18, 2012

Warm weather and low natural gas prices dampen spot electricity prices this winter

May 17, 2012

Global generation capacity for nuclear power has grown to over 346 gigawatts since 1955

May 16, 2012

Natural gas consumption reflects shifting sectoral patterns

May 15, 2012

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

May 14, 2012

State electric retail choice programs are popular with commercial and industrial customers

May 9, 2012

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

May 8, 2012

U.S. nuclear outages back within five-year range

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

May 1, 2012

Wholesale electricity prices spike in Texas

April 30, 2012

Access to alternative transportation fuel stations varies across the lower 48 states

April 25, 2012

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

April 19, 2012

Natural gas prices near 10-year low amid mild weather, higher supplies in winter 2011-12

April 16, 2012

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

April 9, 2012

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

April 5, 2012

Spot crude prices near 12-month high; natural gas and power prices near 12-month low

April 2, 2012

Daily natural gas and power price differences in Mid-Atlantic region reflect constraints

March 30, 2012

New technology can improve electric power system efficiency and reliability

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 12, 2012

U.S. wind generation increased 27% in 2011

March 9, 2012

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

March 8, 2012

U.S. household winter natural gas heating expenditures expected to be lowest since 2002-03

March 5, 2012

Nuclear Regulatory Commission approves construction of first nuclear units in 30 years

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 27, 2012

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

February 23, 2012

Negative prices in wholesale electricity markets indicate supply inflexibilities

February 22, 2012

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

February 21, 2012

Northwest hydroelectric output above five-year range for much of 2011

February 16, 2012

Ohio's fuel mix for power generation is changing

February 15, 2012

Warm weather, low natural gas prices hold down wholesale power prices this winter

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 6, 2012

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

February 3, 2012

Most states have Renewable Portfolio Standards

February 2, 2012

Emissions allowance prices for SO2 and NOX remained low in 2011

January 30, 2012

DOE provides detailed offshore wind resource maps

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

January 11, 2012

2011 Brief: Wholesale electricity prices mostly lower in 2011

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 19, 2011

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

December 16, 2011

Gas use for power generation leads increase in natural gas use in 2010

December 14, 2011

Electricity storage technologies can be used for energy management and power quality

December 13, 2011

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

December 12, 2011

Electricity tends to flow south in North America

December 9, 2011

Residual fuel consumption in the U.S. continues to decline

December 6, 2011

Electricity demand changes in predictable patterns

November 21, 2011

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

November 18, 2011

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

November 17, 2011

Over half the cooling systems at U.S. electric power plants reuse water

November 15, 2011

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

November 10, 2011

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

November 4, 2011

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

October 28, 2011

Household heating fuels vary across the country

October 26, 2011

EIA launches new electricity-focused web page

October 18, 2011

Summer 2011 electricity prices were mostly down compared to summer 2010

October 17, 2011

Nuclear outages back within typical range since July following springtime surge

September 28, 2011

Renewable energy shows strongest growth in global electric generating capacity

September 27, 2011

California electricity market reacted to the recent San Diego blackout

September 26, 2011

Transmission congestion drives power price division between upstate and downstate New York

September 20, 2011

Wholesale power price maps reflect real-time constraints on transmission of electricity

September 9, 2011

Texas Heat Wave, August 2011: Nature and Effects of an Electricity Supply Shortage

September 8, 2011

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

August 26, 2011

EIA updates mapping tool relating hurricane path to energy infrastructure

August 25, 2011

Mid-Atlantic electricity market reacts to Tuesday's earthquake

August 19, 2011

U.S. natural gas consumption for electric power tops industrial consumption

August 18, 2011

Mid-summer heat pushes up natural gas use at electric power plants

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 8, 2011

High temperatures drove record electricity demand and very high wholesale prices in Texas

August 5, 2011

European Union countries reach for higher renewable electricity generation

August 4, 2011

Wholesale electricity price changes diverge across regions during first-half of 2011

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 25, 2011

Four regional transmission organizations set new or nearly broke demand records last week

July 22, 2011

Wholesale electricity prices in New York City are the highest in the contiguous U.S.

July 18, 2011

Minimal petroleum-fired electric capacity has been added in recent years

July 13, 2011

U.S. wind capacity takes off after 2005

July 8, 2011

Hydropower has a long history in the United States

July 7, 2011

Nuclear power plant outages above seasonal norm in spring of 2011

July 6, 2011

Natural gas use in the electric power sector is growing

July 5, 2011

Most electric generating capacity additions in the last decade were natural gas-fired

July 1, 2011

Natural gas consumption has two peaks each year

June 30, 2011

U.S. commercial nuclear capacity comes from reactors built primarily between 1970 and 1990

June 28, 2011

Most coal-fired electric capacity was built before 1980

June 27, 2011

Carbon dioxide emissions grow in the residential sector

June 20, 2011

Strong Pacific Northwest hydro conditions affect natural gas used for power generators

June 16, 2011

Age of electric power generators varies widely

June 15, 2011

BPA curtails wind power generators during high hydropower conditions

June 10, 2011

Hydroelectric power resources form regional clusters

June 9, 2011

Average utilization of the nation's natural gas combined-cycle power plant fleet is rising

June 8, 2011

Electric generators' roles vary due to daily and seasonal variation in demand

June 7, 2011

Recent mix of electric generating capacity additions more diverse

June 1, 2011

PJM shows how smart appliances could help stabilize power systems

May 26, 2011

Coal likely to remain most prevalent fuel for electricity generation

May 24, 2011

Capital costs have major impact on projected power sector investments

May 23, 2011

Nuclear power plants undergo seasonal scheduled outages

May 19, 2011

Participation lags in most electricity retail choice States

May 18, 2011

Electricity retail choice is mandated in Texas and growing in three States

May 17, 2011

Wind capacity additions slowed during 2010

May 13, 2011

Electricity resource planners credit only a fraction of potential wind capacity

May 6, 2011

U.S. households increase use of consumer electronics

May 5, 2011

Decoupling treatment of electric and gas utilities can differ within a State

May 4, 2011

State programs encourage energy efficiency programs by adjusting utilities' cost recovery

April 22, 2011

Seasonal maintenance helps keep power online during summer and winter peaks

April 11, 2011

U.S. households are incorporating energy–efficient features

April 6, 2011

Demand for electricity changes through the day

April 4, 2011

About 60% of the U.S. electric power supply is managed by RTOs

March 25, 2011

Electricity systems adjust operations to growing wind power output

March 24, 2011

Electric grid planners: demand response and energy efficiency to increase

March 22, 2011

Increasing wind capacity requires new approaches to electricity planning and operations

March 17, 2011

Japan depends significantly on nuclear power to meet its electricity needs

March 16, 2011

Concentrating solar power technologies offer utility-scale power production

March 15, 2011

Advanced electric meter installations rising in homes and businesses

March 10, 2011

Solar shipments up, prices down

March 4, 2011

Average wholesale electric power prices rose in 2010

February 15, 2011

Demand response can lower electric power load when needed

February 11, 2011

New Texas wholesale power market weathers extreme cold

February 9, 2011

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