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Electric Power

Any power outage can severely affect businesses’ bottom lines due to loss of customers and revenue, unturned inventory, decreased productivity, data loss, damaged equipment and more, but some organizations face greater losses than others. Read more

Maintenance & Reliability

Electric power for U.S. customers was interrupted for an average of 7.8 hours (470 minutes) in 2017, nearly double the average total duration of interruptions experienced in 2016. Read more

Maintenance & Reliability

According to data from EIA’s most recent Electric Power Monthly, since November 2016, more than 75% of Maine’s electricity generation has come from renewable sources, including hydroelectricity. Read more

Renewable & Biofuel

As a result of record-high temperatures and fuel supply constraints this summer, wholesale electricity prices in the western United States reached their highest levels since 2008. Read more

Power Generation

The Oyster Creek Nuclear Generating Station, located 50 miles east of Philadelphia in Forked River, New Jersey, is scheduled to retire on Monday. Read more

Power Generation

Hurricane Florence is expected to make landfall near the area of Wilmington, North Carolina, and Myrtle Beach, South Carolina as a Category 2 storm on Friday. Read more

Power Generation

Electricity generators that use fossil fuels continue to be the most common sources of electricity generation in most states. Read more

Natural Gas/LNG

Annual capacity-weighted average construction costs for solar photovoltaic systems and onshore wind turbines declined, while construction costs for natural gas generators increased slightly. Read more

Power Generation

Households in the United States with more vehicles not only travel more, but they often put more miles on their most-used (primary) vehicle compared with households with fewer vehicles. Read more

Power Generation

Fossil fuel consumption in the electric power sector declined to 22.5 quadrillion British thermal units (quads) in 2017, the lowest level since 1994. Read more

Renewable & Biofuel

Canada is the largest energy trading partner of the United States, based on the combined value of energy exports and imports. Read more

Power Generation

The economic consequences for energy, raw materials, and land may not be what you’d expect. Read more

Power Generation

Overall electricity use in U.S. manufacturing has declined in recent years, based on data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Read more

Power Generation

Rio Grande LNG

Christine Coit

ABB has been selected as the Automation and Electrical partner for NextDecade’s Rio Grande LNG project in South Texas Read more

Natural Gas/LNG

Georgia Power recently received unanimous approval from the Georgia Public Service Commission to complete Vogtle 3 & 4...FERC recently terminated the proceeding it initiated to consider DOE’s Sept. 29 proposal... New research on the potential risk... Read more

Power Generation

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. Read more

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. Read more

Renewable & Biofuel

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. Read more

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. Read more

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. Read more

Power Generation

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