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June 8, 2022

EIA explores effects of weather projections on energy consumption in buildings

June 6, 2022

Record U.S. natural gas demand this winter led to largest storage withdrawal in four years

June 1, 2022

California drought could reduce hydroelectric generation to half of normal levels

May 19, 2022

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

April 18, 2022

Residential heating oil and propane prices end the winter season higher than last winter

April 15, 2022

The United States ended the winter with the least natural gas in storage in three years

March 30, 2022

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

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 2, 2022

U.S. propane prices fell from multiyear highs after a mild start to the winter

January 31, 2022

U.S. natural gas inventories near five-year average after mild December, cold January

December 1, 2021

California hydroelectric facilities continue to respond to prices despite drought

November 10, 2021

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

October 29, 2021

Residential propane prices start winter heating season at highest level since 2011

October 27, 2021

U.S. consumers expected to spend more for heating oil this upcoming winter

October 25, 2021

EIA forecasts U.S. winter natural gas bills will be 30% higher than last winter

October 22, 2021

U.S. consumers likely to pay more for propane heating during the upcoming winter

October 14, 2021

U.S. natural gas prices likely to remain elevated through the winter

October 13, 2021

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

September 23, 2021

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

September 16, 2021

Hurricane Ida disrupted crude oil production and refining activity

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

August 27, 2021

EIA’s mapping system and data series show energy infrastructure near Hurricane Ida

August 25, 2021

EIA expects increased U.S. propane consumption this winter, especially in the Midwest

July 22, 2021

Summer U.S. natural gas prices are the highest since 2014

July 21, 2021

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

July 7, 2021

California’s hydroelectric generation affected by historic drought

June 30, 2021

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

May 25, 2021

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

May 19, 2021

February 2021 drop in U.S. ethane demand was largest monthly decline on record

May 10, 2021

February 2021 weather triggers largest monthly decline in U.S. natural gas production

May 7, 2021

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

April 16, 2021

Last winter saw larger-than-average U.S. natural gas withdrawals from storage

April 6, 2021

U.S residential propane prices increased 30% during the winter heating season

March 31, 2021

Extreme winter weather event in Texas reduced fuel ethanol production in February

March 5, 2021

Cold weather brings near record-high natural gas spot prices

March 1, 2021

Cold weather led to refinery shutdowns in U.S. Gulf Coast region

February 26, 2021

Cold weather results in near-record withdrawals from underground natural gas storage

February 25, 2021

Texas natural gas production fell by almost half during recent cold snap

February 19, 2021

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

December 21, 2020

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

October 8, 2020

LNG exports resume from Sabine Pass and Cameron terminals as another hurricane approaches

October 7, 2020

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

October 2, 2020

Hurricane Laura shut in more Gulf of Mexico crude oil production than any storm since 2008

September 11, 2020

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

August 25, 2020

EIA’s mapping system and data series show energy infrastructure near hurricanes, wildfires

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 24, 2020

Withdrawals from natural gas storage this winter were lowest since 2015–16

April 6, 2020

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

March 24, 2020

European natural gas storage inventories are at record-high levels at the end of winter

February 21, 2020

Hourly electricity consumption varies throughout the day and across seasons

February 14, 2020

Natural gas prices fall to lowest level since 2016, the lowest February prices in 20 years

February 13, 2020

U.S. natural gas consumption has both winter and summer peaks

December 13, 2019

SoCalGas begins December with more flexibility in its natural gas supply than last winter

December 2, 2019

Early November cold weather prompts fuel switching in PJM and MISO

November 25, 2019

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

November 18, 2019

EIA's Heating Oil and Propane Update shows lower prices so far this winter

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

September 25, 2019

U.S. sees largest weekly gasoline price increase since Hurricane Harvey

August 21, 2019

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

April 18, 2019

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

April 8, 2019

Puerto Rico’s LNG imports returned to pre-Hurricane Maria levels in late 2018

February 26, 2019

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

January 14, 2019

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

November 20, 2018

Thanksgiving and Black Friday have unique electricity demand patterns

November 6, 2018

Winter begins with higher U.S. heating oil and propane prices

October 22, 2018

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

October 10, 2018

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

October 5, 2018

Hurricane path, not just size, can have a large effect on oil and gas production

September 25, 2018

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

September 17, 2018

EIA introduces interactive dashboard detailing natural gas storage activity

September 13, 2018

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

August 24, 2018

Hurricane Lane approaches Hawaii, threatens energy infrastructure

August 6, 2018

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

July 2, 2018

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

June 8, 2018

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

April 17, 2018

Customer spending on electricity expected to increase this summer

April 12, 2018

Summer gasoline prices expected to be highest in four years

April 3, 2018

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

January 23, 2018

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

January 12, 2018

During recent cold snap, the U.S. withdrew a record amount of natural gas from storage

January 5, 2018

Cold weather, higher exports result in record natural gas demand

October 26, 2017

Gulf Coast refinery runs are approaching levels seen prior to Hurricane Harvey

October 24, 2017

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

October 12, 2017

Energy-related carbon dioxide emissions expected to fall in 2017 but rise in 2018

October 11, 2017

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

September 28, 2017

Nuclear power plant outages were relatively low this summer

September 20, 2017

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

September 15, 2017

Hurricanes Harvey and Irma lead to higher gasoline prices in Florida

September 13, 2017

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

September 11, 2017

Hurricane Harvey caused U.S. Gulf Coast refinery runs to drop, gasoline prices to rise

September 8, 2017

Hurricane Irma may cause problems for East Coast energy infrastructure

September 1, 2017

Hurricane Harvey adds uncertainty to gasoline prices for the upcoming Labor Day weekend

August 25, 2017

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

August 23, 2017

Northwest heat wave leads to record levels of summer electricity demand

July 19, 2017

One in eight U.S. homes uses a programmed thermostat with a central air conditioning unit

May 17, 2017

California electricity mix in 2017 has involved more renewables, less natural gas

April 18, 2017

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

April 13, 2017

Retail gasoline prices this summer are expected to be slightly higher than in 2016

April 6, 2017

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

April 4, 2017

U.S. natural gas storage capacity increased slightly in 2016

March 22, 2017

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

March 9, 2017

Warm weather leads to first recorded natural gas storage injection in February

March 6, 2017

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

December 12, 2016

Winter residential electricity consumption expected to increase from last winter

December 5, 2016

Thanksgiving holiday causes unique electricity usage patterns across the country

November 18, 2016

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

November 17, 2016

Residential heating oil and propane prices at levels similar to last winter’s low prices

November 16, 2016

Amount of natural gas in storage reaches new record

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 7, 2016

Hurricane Matthew may cause problems for East Coast energy infrastructure

September 26, 2016

Weekly Energy Snapshots provides a weekly recap of EIA data visualizations

September 15, 2016

Electricity customers’ service restored in Tallahassee after Hurricane Hermine

July 14, 2016

Natural gas-fired electricity generation expected to reach record level in 2016

June 9, 2016

Unplanned global oil supply disruptions reach highest level since at least 2011

May 9, 2016

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

April 25, 2016

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

April 5, 2016

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

January 29, 2016

Winter storm knocks out power for more than a million customers

January 22, 2016

Upcoming winter storm may cause problems for East Coast energy infrastructure

January 15, 2016

Warmer weather, lower energy prices are reducing home heating expenditures

December 10, 2015

Heating oil and propane prices are lower this winter

December 4, 2015

Pacific Northwest electricity mix influenced by weather conditions, El Niño

November 17, 2015

Record-low water levels on Rhine River are disrupting fuel shipments

November 6, 2015

Working natural gas in storage matches record level

October 6, 2015

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

October 2, 2015

Hurricane Joaquin may cause problems for East Coast energy infrastructure

September 11, 2015

Natural gas use features two seasonal peaks per year

August 28, 2015

Reduced offshore share in U.S. oil and natural gas production lowers risk from hurricanes

April 9, 2015

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

January 20, 2015

NERC assessment examines winter power system reliability, fuel diversity

January 13, 2015

Because of cold start, average natural gas spot prices were higher in 2014

November 14, 2014

Natural gas is the dominant heating fuel in colder parts of the country

November 7, 2014

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

October 30, 2014

Colder weather drives forecast of 2014 energy-related CO2 emissions 1.1% above 2013 level

October 7, 2014

Less severe weather means lower expected household heating bills this winter

August 11, 2014

Northeast natural gas spot prices particularly sensitive to temperature swings

August 6, 2014

EIA mapping tool shows which U.S. energy facilities are in areas at risk of flooding

June 12, 2014

Gulf of Mexico 2014 production shut in by storms seen higher than last year

June 4, 2014

NOAA predicts relatively quiet Atlantic hurricane season

May 19, 2014

Industrial facilities get most of their electricity from the grid

April 24, 2014

Power plant coal stockpiles are expected to rebuild after heavy winter drawdown

March 13, 2014

EIA projects record natural gas storage injection in 2014 to boost stocks from 11-year low

March 12, 2014

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

February 13, 2014

Severe winter weather threatens East Coast energy infrastructure

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 23, 2014

Midwest propane markets tighten further on cold weather

January 21, 2014

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

January 17, 2014

Cold weather led to record-high natural gas storage withdrawals

January 8, 2014

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

October 8, 2013

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

September 9, 2013

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

July 19, 2013

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

July 9, 2013

EIA releases energy infrastructure map with real-time storm information

June 25, 2013

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

May 31, 2013

Hurricane effects on oil and natural gas production depend on storm trajectory, strength

April 18, 2013

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

April 5, 2013

Energy-related carbon dioxide emissions declined in 2012

March 18, 2013

North Dakota oil production reaches new high in 2012, transported by trucks and railroads

March 4, 2013

Homes show greatest seasonal variation in electricity use

February 21, 2013

Dry January lowers the Pacific Northwest water supply forecast for April through September

February 1, 2013

Weather and other events can cause disruptions to gasoline infrastructure and supply

January 30, 2013

Stretches of Upper Mississippi River near record-low levels

November 16, 2012

Population shifts across U.S. regions affect overall heating and cooling needs

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 5, 2012

EIA initiates daily gasoline availability survey for metropolitan New York

October 25, 2012

Natural gas processing plant data now available

October 10, 2012

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

September 13, 2012

EIA survey shows Gulf Coast plants recovering from hurricane outages

September 7, 2012

Natural gas demand at power plants was high in summer 2012

September 4, 2012

Electric grid operators monitoring drought conditions

August 30, 2012

Drought has significant effect on corn crop condition, projected ethanol production

August 29, 2012

Hurricane Isaac affects U.S. Gulf Coast energy infrastructure

August 28, 2012

Worst drought in decades could affect U.S. energy markets

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 25, 2012

Power outages often spur questions around burying power lines

July 9, 2012

Texas electricity market faces summer challenges

June 14, 2012

California's electric power market faces challenges heading into summer

June 11, 2012

U.S. dry natural gas production growth levels off following decline in natural gas prices

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 4, 2012

NOAA predicts a near-normal 2012 Atlantic hurricane season

May 31, 2012

Coal stockpiles above five-year range in first quarter of 2012

May 29, 2012

Seasonal hydroelectric output drives down wholesale electricity prices in the West

May 18, 2012

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

May 1, 2012

Wholesale electricity prices spike in Texas

April 19, 2012

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

April 2, 2012

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

March 29, 2012

EIA projects lower coal use by U.S. power sector in 2012

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 1, 2012

Review of developments in crude oil and product markets over the past two months

February 27, 2012

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

February 22, 2012

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

February 15, 2012

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

February 9, 2012

U.S. natural gas inventories at end of winter heating season expected highest since 1983

February 1, 2012

Natural gas spot prices near 10-year lows amid warm weather and robust supplies

December 1, 2011

Spot natural gas prices dipped to two-year low in November

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

October 7, 2011

Gulf Coast oil and natural gas production recover after Tropical Storm Lee

October 6, 2011

Winter supply disruptions from well freeze-offs can rival effects of summer storms

September 15, 2011

U.S. natural gas processing capacity expands rapidly

September 9, 2011

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

August 26, 2011

EIA updates mapping tool relating hurricane path to energy infrastructure

July 25, 2011

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

June 22, 2011

U.S. coal exports at highest levels since 1992

May 31, 2011

Coal stocks at power plants are likely sufficient despite river flooding

April 8, 2011

January 2011 gasoline demand reduced by snowy weather

March 4, 2011

Average wholesale electric power prices rose in 2010

February 24, 2011

Gasoline product supplied may reflect snowstorm effects on driving

February 23, 2011

Frigid weather reduces U.S. natural gas supply

February 15, 2011

Demand response can lower electric power load when needed

February 11, 2011

New Texas wholesale power market weathers extreme cold

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