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AXXEL6

A growing number of homes in the United States are all electric, with 25% of homes nationwide using only electricity according to EIA’s 2015 Residential Energy Consumption Survey (RECS). Read more

Power Generation

Since 2011, net-metered wind electricity generating capacity in the Northeast has grown faster than in the rest of the United States. Read more

Power Generation

Domestic consumption of natural gas increased across all sectors in 2018, led by a 3.8 Bcf/d increase in the electric power sector caused by a combination of recent natural gas-fired electric capacity additions and weather-related factors. Read more

Natural Gas/LNG

Although several nuclear power plants have closed since 2010, a combination of added capacity through uprates and shorter refueling and maintenance cycles allowed the remaining nuclear power plants to produce more electricity. In the near future. Read more

Power Generation

EIA expects non-hydroelectric renewable energy resources such as solar and wind will be the fastest growing source of U.S. electricity generation for at least the next two years. Read more

Renewable & Biofuel

Wholesale electricity prices during 2018 at major trading hubs in the United States were generally higher than in 2017. Read more

Power Generation

Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge says "Affordable Clean Energy rule returns power to the states." Read more

Regulations

Hourly electricity usage on Thanksgiving and the following day (Black Friday) tend to have different demand patterns from other weekdays. Read more

Power Generation

Space heating and water heating were the top two energy-consuming uses in U.S. homes in 2015, according to EIA’s latest Residential Energy Consumption Survey (RECS). Read more

Natural Gas/LNG

In August 2018, the New York Public Service Commission approved a petition by Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc. (Con Edison) for a $5 million, three-year natural gas demand response pilot program. Read more

Natural Gas/LNG

U.S. electric power sector carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) have declined 28% since 2005 because of slower electricity demand growth and changes in the mix of fuels used to generate electricity. Read more

Power Generation

The average annual capacity factors for natural gas-fired generators in the PJM Interconnection have increased in recent years, reflecting greater use of natural gas-fired generators in the region. Read more

Natural Gas/LNG

Nearly one-third of U.S. households (31%) reported facing a challenge in paying energy bills or sustaining adequate heating and cooling in their homes in 2015. Read more

Power Generation

ABB announced the acquisition of GE Industrial Solutions, GE’s global electrification solutions business. GE Industrial Solutions has customer relationships in more than 100 countries & an established base with strong roots in North America. Read more

M&A/Investment

After declining for several months, the share of U.S. electricity fueled by coal is expected to slowly begin growing when compared to the same period last year. Read more

Natural Gas/LNG

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