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July 9, 2024

Cancellations reduce expected U.S. capacity of offshore wind facilities

June 26, 2024

Why are Midwest grid operators turning away wind power?

June 25, 2024

Utilities report batteries are most commonly used for arbitrage and grid stability

April 30, 2024

Wind generation declined in 2023 for the first time since the 1990s

February 15, 2024

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

January 16, 2024

Solar and wind to lead growth of U.S. power generation for the next two years

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

October 30, 2023

Solar and wind power curtailments are rising in California

October 3, 2023

U.S. construction costs dropped for solar, wind, and natural gas-fired generators in 2021

August 9, 2023

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

August 8, 2023

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

July 13, 2023

As Texas wind and solar capacity increase, energy curtailments are also likely to rise

June 29, 2023

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

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

March 6, 2023

Wind, solar, and batteries increasingly account for more new U.S. power capacity additions

February 6, 2023

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

January 31, 2023

U.S. natural gas consumption reached record daily high in late December 2022

December 23, 2022

Wind was second-largest source of U.S. electricity generation on March 29

December 15, 2022

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

November 30, 2022

U.S. wind generation falls into regional patterns by season

November 21, 2022

One of the largest wind farms in the United States was completed in Oklahoma last spring

November 3, 2022

Average U.S. construction costs drop for solar, rise for wind and natural gas generators

October 6, 2022

ERCOT electricity prices vary more with changes in wind power than with electricity demand

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 30, 2022

Developers plan to add 6 gigawatts of U.S. offshore wind capacity through 2029

May 19, 2022

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

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

January 10, 2022

Solar power will account for nearly half of new U.S. electric generating capacity in 2022

December 28, 2021

The United States installed more wind turbine capacity in 2020 than in any other year

October 15, 2021

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

September 29, 2021

Most planned U.S. battery storage additions in next three years to be paired with solar

August 17, 2021

Average U.S. construction cost for onshore wind generation decreased by 27% since 2013

July 16, 2021

Average U.S. construction costs for solar generation continued to fall in 2019

July 1, 2021

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

June 23, 2021

Most U.S. wind capacity built since 2011 is located in the center of the country

June 16, 2021

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

March 3, 2021

The United States installed more wind turbine capacity in 2020 than in any other year

February 8, 2021

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

February 2, 2021

U.S. wind generation sets new daily and hourly records at end of 2020

January 28, 2021

U.S. wind energy production tax credit extended through 2021

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

November 12, 2020

2020 could be a record year for U.S. wind turbine installations

October 19, 2020

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

October 15, 2020

Wind is a growing part of the electricity mix in Texas

September 16, 2020

Average U.S. construction costs for solar and wind generation continue to fall

July 15, 2020

COVID-19 mitigation has delayed construction of some electric generators

June 12, 2020

The central United States set several wind power records this spring

April 21, 2020

Wind and natural gas-fired generators led U.S. power sector capacity additions in 2019

March 20, 2020

Most of Hawaii’s electric battery systems are paired with wind or solar power plants

February 26, 2020

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

January 14, 2020

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

December 9, 2019

U.S. onshore wind capacity exceeds 100 gigawatts

October 2, 2019

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

September 27, 2019

Most wind capacity in the United States is designed for a medium wind speed environment

September 19, 2019

Many wind turbines are slated to come online in the United States in 2019 and 2020

September 17, 2019

Natural gas and wind forecast to be fastest growing sources of U.S. electricity generation

August 29, 2019

EIA introduces redesigned Energy Explained resource

July 31, 2019

Texas ranks first in U.S.-installed wind capacity and number of turbines

June 7, 2019

Four states account for more than half of U.S. wind electricity generation

May 31, 2019

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

May 15, 2019

Tax credit phaseout encourages more wind power plants to be added by end of year

April 26, 2019

The Northeast leads the country in net-metered wind electricity generation capacity

April 25, 2019

New wind and solar power projects tend to come online at the end of the year

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

February 26, 2019

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

January 18, 2019

EIA forecasts renewables will be fastest growing source of electricity generation

January 10, 2019

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

October 11, 2018

Combined wind and solar made up at least 20% of electric generation in 10 states in 2017

September 26, 2018

Like natural gas, coal in the Southwest Power Pool is cycled to accommodate wind power

September 11, 2018

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

August 16, 2018

PURPA-qualifying capacity increases, but it's still a small portion of added renewables

August 8, 2018

Average U.S. construction costs for solar and wind continued to fall in 2016

July 12, 2018

Wind generators’ cost declines reflect technology improvements and siting decisions

July 9, 2018

EIA adds Puerto Rico data to its U.S. power plant inventory

May 15, 2018

Tax credits and solar tariffs affect timing of projected renewable power plant deployment

May 7, 2018

Natural gas and renewables make up most of 2018 electric capacity additions

April 26, 2018

Renewable energy subsidies have declined as tax credits, other policies diminish

March 29, 2018

EIA uses two simplified metrics to show future power plants’ relative economics

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 10, 2018

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

January 8, 2018

Batteries perform many different functions on the power grid

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

November 6, 2017

Repowering wind turbines adds generating capacity at existing sites

September 13, 2017

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

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

June 14, 2017

Wind and solar in March accounted for 10% of U.S. electricity generation for first time

May 2, 2017

Wind turbines provide 8% of U.S. generating capacity, more than any other renewable source

March 6, 2017

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

February 27, 2017

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

January 10, 2017

Renewable generation capacity expected to account for most 2016 capacity additions

December 2, 2016

Federal leasing for offshore wind grows as first U.S. offshore wind farm comes online

November 28, 2016

Three turbine manufacturers provide more than 75% of U.S. wind capacity

October 26, 2016

Wind generation share exceeded 10% in 11 states in 2015

October 19, 2016

Over past decade, Mountain region states have used less coal for electricity generation

October 12, 2016

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

September 7, 2016

Natural gas generation and electricity imports used to follow load in California

August 25, 2016

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

July 6, 2016

Clean Power Plan implementation choices by states could affect electricity generation mix

June 28, 2016

Extended policies case shows reduced energy use, emissions, more renewables, efficiency

June 17, 2016

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

June 6, 2016

EIA publishes construction cost information for electric power generators

April 22, 2016

Higher Oregon renewable portfolio standard targets likely to boost wind power

March 24, 2016

EIA reviews and enhances data and projections for wind and solar electricity

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

November 4, 2015

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

September 1, 2015

Alaska increases wind power capacity in utility-scale and distributed-scale projects

August 27, 2015

Domestic market for distributed wind turbines faces several challenges

August 20, 2015

Australia shifts investment from wind projects to other renewable sources

August 14, 2015

First offshore wind farm in the United States begins construction

August 11, 2015

West Coast wind patterns lead to below-normal wind generation capacity factors

May 28, 2015

Renewables share of U.S. energy consumption highest since 1930s

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 25, 2015

Wind generation seasonal patterns vary across the United States

February 19, 2015

Wind generates more than 10% of Texas electricity in 2014

December 19, 2014

Power sector employment declines, except for renewable electricity generators

December 18, 2014

Wind power capacity additions expected to increase in last quarter of 2014

December 9, 2014

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

September 9, 2014

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

July 31, 2014

Nonhydro renewables now routinely surpass hydropower generation

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 18, 2014

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

April 8, 2014

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

December 19, 2013

State Energy Profiles enhanced and renewables sections added

September 16, 2013

Rapid increases in electricity demand challenge both generating unit and system operators

September 5, 2013

Higher wind generation in the Southwest Power Pool is reducing use of baseload capacity

May 22, 2013

Extended tax credits could raise projected renewable electricity capacity and generation

March 8, 2013

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

February 21, 2013

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

February 11, 2013

Wind industry installs almost 5,300 MW of capacity in December

December 19, 2012

Planned wind turbine additions rise in advance of scheduled expiration of wind tax credit

November 21, 2012

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

August 20, 2012

Natural gas, renewables dominate electric capacity additions in first half of 2012

July 11, 2012

New transmission project will help California meet summer electric demand

June 18, 2012

Negative wholesale electricity prices occur in RTOs

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 12, 2012

U.S. wind generation increased 27% in 2011

February 28, 2012

EIA projects U.S. non-hydro renewable power generation increases, led by wind and biomass

February 23, 2012

Negative prices in wholesale electricity markets indicate supply inflexibilities

February 6, 2012

Renewable electricity generation in California includes variable and non-variable sources

February 3, 2012

Most states have Renewable Portfolio Standards

January 30, 2012

DOE provides detailed offshore wind resource maps

January 19, 2012

DOE provides detailed onshore wind resource map

November 9, 2011

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

August 17, 2011

Electric generating capacity additions in the first half of 2011

August 2, 2011

Wind generating capacity is distributed unevenly across the United States

July 13, 2011

U.S. wind capacity takes off after 2005

June 15, 2011

BPA curtails wind power generators during high hydropower conditions

May 17, 2011

Wind capacity additions slowed during 2010

May 13, 2011

Electricity resource planners credit only a fraction of potential wind capacity

March 25, 2011

Electricity systems adjust operations to growing wind power output

March 22, 2011

Increasing wind capacity requires new approaches to electricity planning and operations