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January 23, 2018

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

January 8, 2018

Batteries perform many different functions on the power grid

December 28, 2017

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

December 5, 2017

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

November 29, 2017

Wind turbine heights and capacities have increased over the past decade

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 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 13, 2017

Hydroelectric generators are among the United States’ oldest power plants

March 6, 2017

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

January 30, 2017

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

January 11, 2017

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

September 27, 2016

Recent increases in global nuclear capacity led by Asia

July 15, 2016

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

June 6, 2016

EIA publishes construction cost information for electric power generators

May 19, 2016

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

April 22, 2016

Higher Oregon renewable portfolio standard targets likely to boost wind power

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 1, 2016

Solar, natural gas, wind make up most 2016 generation additions

February 5, 2016

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

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 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

November 2, 2015

Despite recent closures, U.S. nuclear capacity is scheduled to increase by 2020

October 29, 2015

Beyond China, other Southeast Asian countries plan for significant hydroelectric additions

September 8, 2015

Electric generator capacity factors vary widely across the world

August 14, 2015

First offshore wind farm in the United States begins construction

May 11, 2015

Projected electric capacity additions are below recent historical levels

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

January 27, 2015

Hawaii’s electric system is changing with rooftop solar growth and new utility ownership

January 20, 2015

NERC assessment examines winter power system reliability, fuel diversity

September 9, 2014

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

July 16, 2014

EIA projects modest needs for new electric generation capacity

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

April 8, 2014

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

January 31, 2014

NFL stadiums produce onsite energy with solar PV projects

November 14, 2013

2013 completions of large solar thermal power plants mark technology gains

October 17, 2013

Global nuclear generation capacity totaled more than 370 gigawatts in 2012

September 17, 2013

Most new residential solar PV projects in California program are not owned by homeowners

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

July 8, 2013

Pumped storage provides grid reliability even with net generation loss

April 11, 2013

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

January 23, 2013

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

November 21, 2012

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

November 14, 2012

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

November 2, 2012

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

October 4, 2012

Combined heat and power technology fills an important energy niche

September 17, 2012

Municipal solid waste plants convert garbage to electricity

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

August 17, 2012

Electric generator dispatch depends on system demand and the relative cost of operation

July 31, 2012

Projected retirements of coal-fired power plants

July 9, 2012

Texas electricity market faces summer challenges

June 14, 2012

California's electric power market faces challenges heading into summer

May 17, 2012

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

May 15, 2012

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

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

March 12, 2012

U.S. wind generation increased 27% in 2011

February 10, 2012

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

November 17, 2011

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

August 2, 2011

Wind generating capacity is distributed unevenly across the United States

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

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

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