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May 6, 2024

China continues rapid growth of nuclear power capacity

May 2, 2024

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

May 1, 2024

Plant Vogtle Unit 4 begins commercial operation

February 15, 2024

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

February 8, 2024

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

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

November 8, 2023

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

October 17, 2023

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

August 17, 2023

U.S. uranium production up in 2022 after reaching record lows in 2021

August 8, 2023

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

August 1, 2023

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

June 29, 2023

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

June 7, 2023

U.S. electricity generation from natural gas was highest on record this past winter

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 16, 2023

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

February 6, 2023

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

January 23, 2023

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

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

October 14, 2022

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

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

May 18, 2022

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

May 12, 2022

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

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 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

December 23, 2021

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

December 20, 2021

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

October 28, 2021

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

October 15, 2021

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

October 1, 2021

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

August 13, 2021

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

July 28, 2021

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

July 1, 2021

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

June 11, 2021

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

May 6, 2021

Energy production in the United States fell by more than 5% in 2020

May 3, 2021

U.S. spent nuclear fuel inventory steadily increased from 2013 through 2017

April 30, 2021

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

March 18, 2021

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

February 22, 2021

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

February 8, 2021

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

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

December 31, 2020

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

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 14, 2020

Fossil fuels account for the largest share of U.S. energy production and consumption

August 27, 2020

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

August 12, 2020

More power generation came from natural gas in first half of 2020 than first half of 2019

July 1, 2020

Nonfossil sources accounted for 20% of U.S. energy consumption in 2019

May 28, 2020

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

April 28, 2020

In 2019, U.S. energy production exceeded consumption for the first time in 62 years

March 26, 2020

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

February 7, 2020

EIA projects generation from coal and nuclear power plants will plateau after 2025

January 30, 2020

EIA expects U.S. electricity generation from renewables to soon surpass nuclear and coal

January 14, 2020

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

December 23, 2019

In 2018, the United States consumed more energy than ever before

October 7, 2019

Five states have implemented programs to assist nuclear power plants

October 4, 2019

U.S. nuclear outages remained low in summer and moderate in September

August 29, 2019

EIA introduces redesigned Energy Explained resource

August 28, 2019

EIA updates its U.S. energy consumption by source and sector chart

July 22, 2019

In 2018, foreign-sourced uranium accounted for 90% of U.S. nuclear operators’ purchases

May 6, 2019

U.S. uranium production in 2018 was the lowest in nearly 70 years

April 16, 2019

In 2018, the United States consumed more energy than ever before

March 21, 2019

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

March 4, 2019

Nuclear reactor restarts in Japan displacing LNG imports in 2019

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 10, 2019

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

January 9, 2019

The Middle East, Africa, and Asia now drive nearly all global energy consumption growth

December 19, 2018

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

November 28, 2018

Japan has restarted five nuclear power reactors in 2018

October 15, 2018

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

October 3, 2018

U.S. uranium imports continue as domestic production remains at historical lows

September 14, 2018

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

May 8, 2018

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

March 20, 2018

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

March 5, 2018

Middle East countries plan to add nuclear to their generation mix

January 9, 2018

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

November 17, 2017

Decommissioning nuclear reactors is a long-term and costly process

November 8, 2017

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

September 28, 2017

Nuclear power plant outages were relatively low this summer

September 14, 2017

EIA projects 28% increase in world energy use by 2040

August 14, 2017

South Carolina utilities stop construction of new nuclear reactors

July 6, 2017

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

July 3, 2017

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

June 13, 2017

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

May 12, 2017

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

May 5, 2017

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

April 27, 2017

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

April 5, 2017

U.S. energy consumption rose slightly in 2016 despite a significant decline in coal use

March 31, 2017

Total U.S. energy production falls in 2016 after six consecutive years of increases

March 23, 2017

Brazil has the third-largest electricity sector in the Americas

February 27, 2017

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

February 16, 2017

U.S. uranium production lowest since 2005

February 6, 2017

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

February 1, 2017

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

October 31, 2016

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

October 17, 2016

Hurricane Matthew caused millions of customers to go without power

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 13, 2016

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

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 1, 2016

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

August 17, 2016

Energy-related CO2 emissions from natural gas surpass coal as fuel use patterns change

August 2, 2016

Renewables share of North America electricity mix expected to rise

July 21, 2016

Changing U.S. energy mix reflects growing use of natural gas, petroleum, and renewables

July 1, 2016

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

June 17, 2016

Clean Power Plan accelerates the growth of renewable generation throughout United States

June 14, 2016

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

June 1, 2016

U.S. uranium production is near historic low as imports continue to fuel U.S. reactors

May 12, 2016

EIA projects 48% increase in world energy consumption by 2040

April 18, 2016

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

March 1, 2016

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

December 8, 2015

Updated EIA survey provides data on spent nuclear fuel in the United States

November 2, 2015

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

October 5, 2015

U.S. reactor operators increase uranium purchases from Kazakhstan

September 28, 2015

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

August 12, 2015

Japan restarts first nuclear reactor under new safety rules

August 3, 2015

Coal, nuclear, and renewables expected to boost Vietnam’s electricity capacity

July 20, 2015

China will soon surpass South Korea, Russia, and Japan in nuclear generating capacity

July 17, 2015

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

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

May 4, 2015

Natural gas, renewables projected to provide larger shares of electricity generation

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 11, 2015

Japan plans to restart some nuclear plants in 2015 after Fukushima shutdown

February 2, 2015

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

December 19, 2014

Power sector employment declines, except for renewable electricity generators

December 8, 2014

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

October 29, 2014

Nuclear Regulatory Commission resumes license renewals for nuclear power plants

September 22, 2014

European nations are increasing electricity generation using no-carbon sources

September 4, 2014

Four states supply domestic uranium concentrate in 2013

April 30, 2014

Lower U.S. electricity demand growth would reduce fossil fuels’ projected generation share

April 28, 2014

Projected CO2 emissions vary with coal and nuclear power plant retirements

February 24, 2014

Energy trade is a key part of overall U.S. trade flows

February 4, 2014

U.S. uranium concentrate production rises as Megatons to Megawatts program ends

December 18, 2013

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

November 18, 2013

Electricity in the Mid-Atlantic region is predominantly fueled by coal and nuclear sources

October 17, 2013

Global nuclear generation capacity totaled more than 370 gigawatts in 2012

September 24, 2013

Megatons to Megawatts program will conclude at the end of 2013

September 23, 2013

Renewable generation provides a growing share of California’s electricity

September 13, 2013

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

September 6, 2013

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

August 28, 2013

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

July 25, 2013

EIA projects world energy consumption will increase 56% by 2040

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 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

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 12, 2013

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

March 26, 2013

Extended nuclear plant outages raise Southern California wholesale power prices

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

January 9, 2013

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

December 14, 2012

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

December 13, 2012

Energy Perspectives: For most fuel sources, domestic production has been increasing

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

September 21, 2012

Economic growth continues to drive China's growing need for energy

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 30, 2012

Fuel used in electricity generation is projected to shift over the next 25 years

July 17, 2012

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

July 11, 2012

New transmission project will help California meet summer electric demand

June 18, 2012

Negative wholesale electricity prices occur in RTOs

June 14, 2012

California's electric power market faces challenges heading into summer

May 30, 2012

Japan’s use of thermal generation is up since March 2011 due to nuclear plant outages

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 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

March 9, 2012

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

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 23, 2012

Negative prices in wholesale electricity markets indicate supply inflexibilities

February 16, 2012

Ohio's fuel mix for power generation is changing

February 10, 2012

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

January 24, 2012

U.S. energy use projected to grow slowly and become less carbon-intensive

October 17, 2011

Nuclear outages back within typical range since July following springtime surge

August 25, 2011

Mid-Atlantic electricity market reacts to Tuesday's earthquake

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 1, 2011

Ranking of renewable energy and nuclear energy use varies by sector

July 29, 2011

Japanese power companies using more LNG to generate electricity

July 27, 2011

First-quarter 2011 coal share of power generation lowest in over 30 years

July 15, 2011

Nuclear power has a significant role in the European power generation mix

July 11, 2011

Over 90% of uranium purchased by U.S. commercial nuclear reactors is from outside the U.S.

July 7, 2011

Nuclear power plant outages above seasonal norm in spring of 2011

June 30, 2011

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

May 23, 2011

Nuclear power plants undergo seasonal scheduled outages

March 17, 2011

Japan depends significantly on nuclear power to meet its electricity needs

February 9, 2011

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