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Ameren Transmission Company of Illinois (ATXI), a wholly owned subsidiary of Ameren Corporation, has energized the Zachary Substation and approximately 32 miles of transmission line from Kirksville to the Iowa border. Read more

Power Generation

Global wind power capacity additions are expected to sit at an annual average of 71GW from 2019-2023 and 76GW from 2024-2028, according to new research from Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables. Read more

Renewable & Biofuel

Power sector pushes U.S. natural gas consumption to new record; NETL advances carbon capture solvents for power plants; FERC opens inquiry to improve electric transmission incentives; U.S. nuclear electricity generation surpasses previous peak Read more

Power Generation

In the United States, overall electricity consumption is often lowest in the spring and fall months because temperatures are more moderate and electricity demand for heating and air conditioning is relatively low. Read more

Power Generation

On June 6, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Northwest River Forecast Center (NWRFC) released its final Pacific Northwest water supply projection of 2019. Read more

Power Generation

In 2018, Saudi Arabia reported burning an average of 0.4 million barrels per day (b/d) of crude oil for power generation, the lowest amount since at least 2009, the earliest year that data are available from the Joint Organizations Data Initiative. Read more

Power Generation

Brazil is the second-largest producer of hydroelectric power in the world, after only China, and hydropower accounted for more than 70% of the country’s electricity generation in 2018. Read more

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Rodney White

Georgia Power had previously secured loan guarantees of $3.46 billion for the construction of the new units, the first to be built in the U.S. in more than 30 years. Read more

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EIA expects that U.S. wind capacity additions in 2019 will total 12.7 gigawatts (GW), exceeding annual capacity additions for the previous six years but falling short of the record 13.3 GW of wind capacity added in 2012. Read more

Power Generation

Today Ameren Missouri, a subsidiary of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire, after construction, a third wind generation facility in Missouri. Read more

Power Generation

Finding new energy solutions requires the skills and input from many scientists and engineers. That’s why ExxonMobil, in its search to develop lower-emission technologies, has created a new partnership with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory... Read more

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Maarten Wetselaar, integrated gas and new energies director for Royal Dutch Shell plc, can envision a future world in which electricity will be the prime, if not sole, source of energy for individual consumers. Read more

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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

Signs of a tipping point in national power-generation mix Read more

Renewable & Biofuel

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

New electricity generating capacity is brought online throughout the year, but December has historically been the most significant month for both onshore wind and solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity additions in the United States Read more

Renewable & Biofuel

EIA’s Short-Term Energy Outlook forecasts that the typical U.S. residential household will consume about 3,080 kilowatthours of electricity this summer (June through August), down 5% from the average summer consumption in 2018. Read more

Power Generation

Primary energy consumption in the United States reached a record high of 101.3 quadrillion British thermal units (Btu) in 2018, up 4% from 2017 and 0.3% above the previous record set in 2007. Read more

Power Generation

Sweden is a global leader in building a low-carbon economy, with the lowest share of fossil fuels in its primary energy supply among all IEA member countries, and the second-lowest carbon-intensive economy. Read more

Power Generation

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

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