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Since peaking at nearly 318 gigawatts (GW) in 2011, U.S. coal-fired electric generating capacity declined to 257 GW in 2017 after several coal power plants retired. Read more

Power Generation

A historic November cold snap sent temperatures below freezing in 75% of the Lower 48 states. Read more

Power Generation

Total U.S. energy-related carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions in 2018 rose to 5.27 billion metric tons, 2.7% more than its 2017 level. Read more

Power Generation

Puerto Rico's electricity is supplied by the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA), a government agency that owns and operates the electricity transmission and distribution systems, as well as 77% of the electric power generating capacity. Read more

Power Generation

In the end, the unraveling economics of coal proved too much for even a giant among power generators to handle. Read more

Power Generation

The International Energy Agency (IEA) recently released its latest in-depth review of U.S. energy policies, welcoming U.S. leadership on innovation and highlighting the far-reaching impact of the country's shale revolution. Read more

Power Generation

There are a lot of factors that come into play when choosing the appropriate heater for a gas system. Read more

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Significant progress continues to be made at Georgia Power's Vogtle 3... American energy is expected to transform significantly... EIA has launched a beta release of its new Hourly Electric Grid Monitor... Worldwide nuclear generation in 2018... Read more

Power Generation

Pumped storage plants for hydroelectric power in the Unites States were built primarily between 1960 and 1990; nearly half of the pumped storage capacity still in operation was built in the 1970s. Read more

Power Generation

The IEA finds that global offshore wind capacity may increase 15-fold and attract around $1 trillion of cumulative investment by 2040. Read more

Renewable & Biofuel

Energy used in the buildings sector—which includes residential and commercial structures—accounted for 20% of global delivered energy consumption in 2018. Read more

Power Generation

The five-year agreements focus on progressing research in biofuels and bio-products, gas transport and conversion, climate and environment, and low-emissions technologies for the power and industrial sectors. Read more

Refining & Petrochemical Processing

Nuclear power is a significant source of in-state electricity generation in each of these five states. Read more

Power Generation

After stalling last year, global capacity additions of renewable power are set to bounce back with double-digit growth in 2019, driven by solar PV’s strong performance, according to the International Energy Agency. Read more

Power Generation

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The company announced in May that it planned to shut the 45-year old unit in September due to inaction in the Pennsylvania legislature on a bill that would have subsidized the continued operation of nuclear power in the state. Read more

Power Generation

In its latest Short-Term Energy Outlook, the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) forecasts that natural gas-fired electricity generation in the United States will increase by 6% in 2019 and by 2% in 2020. Read more

Natural Gas/LNG

Nearly 600 million short tons (MMst) of coal was shipped to the U.S. electric power sector in 2018, the lowest level since 1983. Read more

Power Generation

Vistra Energy’s latest August 21 announcement to shut down four coal plants continues a decade-long trend of reduced coal use in Illinois’s power generation mix. Read more

Power Generation

In 2018, U.S. utility-scale electricity generation facilities consumed nearly 39 quadrillion British thermal units (quads) of energy to provide 13 quads of electricity for end-use consumption. Read more

Power Generation

Global wind turbine order intake increased 111% YoY, overtaking the previous record set in Q4 2018 by 13.2GW, according to new research from Wood Mackenzie. Read more

Renewable & Biofuel

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    Electricity tower on south San Francisco bay area, San Jose on the background, California

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