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April 18, 2024

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

March 26, 2024

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

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

November 7, 2023

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

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

August 9, 2023

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

June 29, 2023

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

May 10, 2023

Mixed water supply condition across western states affects 2023 hydropower outlook

April 13, 2023

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

March 27, 2023

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

February 22, 2023

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

December 15, 2022

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

September 21, 2022

California fuel mix changes in response to September heat wave

September 9, 2022

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

August 8, 2022

Energy production declined by record amounts in several states in 2020

July 1, 2022

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

June 1, 2022

California drought could reduce hydroelectric generation to half of normal levels

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

March 30, 2022

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

February 23, 2022

Mixed water supply conditions in the Northwest affect 2022 hydropower outlook

December 1, 2021

California hydroelectric facilities continue to respond to prices despite drought

October 15, 2021

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

September 23, 2021

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

September 7, 2021

Hydropower made up 66% of Brazil’s electricity generation in 2020

August 13, 2021

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

July 7, 2021

California’s hydroelectric generation affected by historic drought

July 1, 2021

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

June 16, 2021

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

April 8, 2021

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

February 8, 2021

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

October 19, 2020

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

September 11, 2020

EIA expects U.S. hydroelectric generation to increase in 2020 despite drought conditions

July 8, 2020

Mixed water supply conditions affect summer 2020 hydropower outlook in Pacific Northwest

February 26, 2020

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

October 31, 2019

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

October 2, 2019

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

August 29, 2019

EIA introduces redesigned Energy Explained resource

June 17, 2019

Mixed water supply conditions affect hydropower outlook in Pacific Northwest

May 31, 2019

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

May 21, 2019

Nonpowered dams can be converted to hydroelectric dams for electricity generation

April 5, 2019

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

March 11, 2019

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

January 18, 2019

EIA forecasts renewables will be fastest growing source of electricity generation

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 11, 2018

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

March 20, 2018

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

January 24, 2018

Wind expected to surpass hydro as largest renewable electricity generation source

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 10, 2018

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

July 24, 2017

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

July 6, 2017

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

July 5, 2017

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

July 3, 2017

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

May 25, 2017

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

April 18, 2017

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

March 23, 2017

Brazil has the third-largest electricity sector in the Americas

March 22, 2017

Record precipitation, snowpack in California expected to increase hydro generation in 2017

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 10, 2017

Renewable generation capacity expected to account for most 2016 capacity additions

October 26, 2016

Wind generation share exceeded 10% in 11 states in 2015

October 18, 2016

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

October 12, 2016

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

August 25, 2016

Monthly U.S. renewable electricity generation in 2016 surpasses previous years

August 11, 2016

Hydroelectric plants account for more than 70% of Brazil's electric generation

July 15, 2016

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

July 1, 2016

Fossil fuels still dominate U.S. energy consumption despite recent market share decline

June 6, 2016

EIA publishes construction cost information for electric power generators

May 20, 2016

Hydropower conditions improve as West Coast drought eases

March 1, 2016

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

February 2, 2016

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

December 4, 2015

Pacific Northwest electricity mix influenced by weather conditions, El Niño

October 29, 2015

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

July 6, 2015

California grid expected to maintain reliability despite drought

July 2, 2015

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

May 14, 2015

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

April 9, 2015

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

October 6, 2014

California drought leads to less hydropower, increased natural gas generation

September 9, 2014

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

August 22, 2014

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

July 31, 2014

Nonhydro renewables now routinely surpass hydropower generation

July 10, 2014

EIA projections show hydro growth limited by economics not resources

June 27, 2014

The Columbia River Basin provides more than 40% of total U.S. hydroelectric generation

June 17, 2014

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

April 18, 2014

Eleven states generated electricity from nonhydro renewables at double U.S. average

February 7, 2014

Reduced water supply forecast affects hydropower outlook in Pacific Northwest

February 6, 2014

Current drought reduces hydro generation forecast for California

December 19, 2013

State Energy Profiles enhanced and renewables sections added

August 16, 2013

Chinese investments play large role in Southeast Asia hydroelectric growth

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

June 12, 2013

Federal Power Marketing Administrations operate across much of the United States

May 7, 2013

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

April 12, 2013

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

March 8, 2013

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

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

December 14, 2012

Energy Perspectives: Fossil fuels dominate U.S. energy consumption

September 4, 2012

Electric grid operators monitoring drought conditions

August 17, 2012

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

August 10, 2012

Wholesale electricity prices are lower during the first half of 2012

July 13, 2012

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

June 18, 2012

Negative wholesale electricity prices occur in RTOs

June 14, 2012

California's electric power market faces challenges heading into summer

June 5, 2012

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

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 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 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

April 9, 2012

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

March 9, 2012

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

March 2, 2012

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

February 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

January 11, 2012

2011 Brief: Wholesale electricity prices mostly lower in 2011

December 19, 2011

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

November 9, 2011

Use of U.S. wind and biofuels on the rise

October 18, 2011

Summer 2011 electricity prices were mostly down compared to summer 2010

August 15, 2011

U.S. hydropower output varies dramatically from year to year

July 8, 2011

Hydropower has a long history in the United States

June 20, 2011

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

June 10, 2011

Hydroelectric power resources form regional clusters

March 8, 2011

Plentiful water and low natural gas prices cut Northwest wholesale power prices in half

February 9, 2011

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