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Power Generation

EIA calculates capacity factors by dividing the actual electrical energy produced by a generating unit by the maximum possible electrical energy that could have been produced if the generator operated at continuous full power. Read more

Power Generation

Oil and gas company Royal Dutch Shell and Dutch gas company Gasunie [GSUNI.UL] plan to build a massive green hydrogen plant in the northern Netherlands in the next decade, the companies said on Thursday, to cut emissions. Read more

Renewable & Biofuel

In 2019, U.S. annual wind generation exceeded hydroelectric generation for the first time. Read more

Renewable & Biofuel

By 2050, the domestic energy consumption associated with each dollar of U.S. economic growth is less than half of what it was in 2005. Read more

Power Generation

Natural gas consumption in the United States has two seasonal peaks, largely reflecting weather-related fluctuations in energy demand. Read more

Natural Gas/LNG

Today, Dominion Energy announced a goal to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, joining the ranks of at least 17 other U.S. utilities setting net-zero targets. Read more

Health, Safety & Environmental

Final containment vessel ring placed for Vogtle Unit 4; End-use energy consumption increasingly shifting to electricity; FERC approves first compliance filings on landmark storage rule Read more

Power Generation

The Adani investment is the sixth it and its subsidiary companies have made in renewable power businesses so far, beginning with the acquisition of a majority stake in SunPower in 2011. Read more

Renewable & Biofuel

As many of the coal-fired power plants in New England and New York have either retired or switched fuels, the regions’ coal-fired electricity generation and coal consumption have fallen to near minimal levels. Read more

Power Generation

Solar system prices will continue to drop over the next decade, driven by advances in module efficiency, manufacturing, labour practices and software. Read more

Renewable & Biofuel

In the latest long-term projections, the U.S Energy Information Administration projects electricity generation from renewable sources such as wind and solar to surpass nuclear and coal by 2021 and to surpass natural gas in 2045. Read more

Renewable & Biofuel

Existing fossil fuel power plants will play a pivotal role in enabling the full transition to a near-zero-carbon electricity system in many countries. How can such a surprising and perhaps counter-intuitive conclusion be reached? Read more

Renewable & Biofuel

In its latest Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO), released on January 14, the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) forecasts year-over-year decreases in energy-related carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions through 2021. Read more

Health, Safety & Environmental

In its latest Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO), released on January 14, the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) forecasts that generation from natural gas-fired power plants in the electric power sector will grow by 1.3% in 2020. Read more

Renewable & Biofuel

According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) latest inventory of electric generators, EIA expects 42 gigawatts (GW) of new capacity additions to start commercial operation in 2020. Read more

Power Generation

On behalf of the Troll partners, Equinor has awarded Aker Solutions a front-end engineering and design contract (FEED) for topside modifications to accommodate power from shore at the Troll B and C platforms. Read more

Offshore & Marine

Ameren Transmission Company of Illinois (ATXI), a wholly owned subsidiary of Ameren Corporation, has completed and energized the Mark Twain Transmission Project, a 96-mile, 345,000-volt transmission line and substation in northeast Missouri. Read more

Power Generation

There were 23 energy storage tenders announced in the North America region in Q3 2019, marking a drop of 45% over the last 12-month average of 42. Read more

Power Generation

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) made it easier to access and use state-level energy information in 2019. Read more

Power Generation

The U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) Annual Coal Report shows that coal mining employment has declined in the past decade as coal demand has decreased. Read more

Power Generation

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