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April 10, 2024

Introducing the Wholesale Electricity Market Portal

September 14, 2021

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

March 26, 2021

Utilities continue to increase spending on the electric transmission system

December 21, 2020

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

May 22, 2020

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

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 6, 2020

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

August 21, 2019

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

February 26, 2019

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

January 23, 2019

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

January 8, 2019

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

November 8, 2018

Electricity residential retail choice participation has declined since 2014 peak

July 20, 2018

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

July 2, 2018

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

June 28, 2018

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

February 28, 2018

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

February 9, 2018

Utilities continue to increase spending on transmission infrastructure

January 23, 2018

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

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

September 20, 2017

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

September 13, 2017

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

August 7, 2017

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

July 24, 2017

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

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

July 20, 2016

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

November 4, 2015

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

October 22, 2015

India aims to reduce high electricity transmission and distribution system losses

July 9, 2015

U.S.-Canada electricity trade increases

February 19, 2015

Wind generates more than 10% of Texas electricity in 2014

January 22, 2015

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

December 9, 2014

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

September 30, 2014

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

September 3, 2014

Electricity transmission investments vary by region

August 26, 2014

Investment in electricity transmission infrastructure shows steady increase

August 22, 2014

New England relying more on natural gas along with hydroelectric imports from Canada

June 24, 2014

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

February 18, 2014

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

January 21, 2014

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

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

October 24, 2013

Midcontinent Independent System Operator adding four new electric territories in December

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

July 19, 2013

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

June 12, 2013

Federal Power Marketing Administrations operate across much of the United States

June 7, 2013

New generators help California meet summer challenges to electric reliability

May 17, 2013

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

May 7, 2013

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

March 28, 2013

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

November 13, 2012

Despite customer outages, wholesale electric markets operated during Hurricane Sandy

July 25, 2012

Power outages often spur questions around burying power lines

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

June 29, 2012

Electricity storage: Location, location, location … and cost

June 18, 2012

Negative wholesale electricity prices occur in RTOs

June 7, 2012

Northeast electricity markets react to hot weather in late May

May 22, 2012

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

May 14, 2012

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

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

February 23, 2012

Negative prices in wholesale electricity markets indicate supply inflexibilities

December 14, 2011

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

December 12, 2011

Electricity tends to flow south in North America

November 21, 2011

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

September 27, 2011

California electricity market reacted to the recent San Diego blackout

September 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

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 7, 2011

Nuclear power plant outages above seasonal norm in spring of 2011

June 1, 2011

PJM shows how smart appliances could help stabilize power systems

May 12, 2011

Spot price for Central Appalachian coal up since early 2010

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

February 11, 2011

New Texas wholesale power market weathers extreme cold