Electric Power

The mix of fuels used to generate electricity in the United States has changed in response to differences in the relative costs of electricity-generating technologies and, for those technologies that consume fuel, the cost of fuel. more

Feb 7, 2018 9:07 AM Power Generation

As one of the first technologies used to generate electricity, hydroelectric power has historically provided the largest share of renewable electricity generation in the United States. more

Jan 24, 2018 11:49 AM Renewables

Most U.S. households can expect higher heating expenditures this winter (October through March) than the last two winters according to EIA's Winter Fuels Outlook. more

Oct 11, 2017 9:17 AM Power Generation

The assets will be sold for an all-cash price of $825 million under the terms of the revised agreement signed on August 30, 2017. more

Sep 7, 2017 8:58 AM Power Generation

Xcel Energy’s plans for a 786-megawatt (MW) gas-fired power plant could be solidified by a bill approved by the Minnesota House committee on energy through a 16-3 vote. more

Apr 4, 2017 1:43 PM Power Generation

A new report released by the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) and the Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA) lays out three basic business models — third party, utility and hybrid — now driving growth in the microgrid market. more

Apr 4, 2017 12:00 AM Power Generation

When Link-Belt introduced its first telecrawler in 2005, the company thought it would be a niche product to ease off-road maneuvering for power line utility applications. more

Mar 1, 2017 12:00 AM Power Generation

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