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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 27, 2017

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

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

April 21, 2016

Wind generation growth slowed in 2015 as wind speeds declined in key regions

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

June 5, 2015

Proposed Clean Power Plan would accelerate renewable additions and coal plant retirements

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

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