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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

State-of-the-art Lackawanna Energy Center goes on line; Trump signs bill to modernize nuclear regulation; DOE to fund studies on carbon capture systems Read more

Power Generation

More than 80% of Idaho’s in-state utility-scale electricity generation came from renewable resources in 2018, the second-largest share of any state in the country, behind only Vermont. Read more

Power Generation

Electricity routinely flows among the Lower 48 states and, to a lesser extent, between the United States and Canada and Mexico. Read more

Power Generation

Dominion Energy fires up Greensville County Power Station; Tenaska Power Plant in Pennsylvania begins commercial operation; Entergy nuclear plants contribute to Louisiana's bright future Read more

Power Generation

While U.S. coal consumption has generally declined since its 2008 peak, EIA expects that U.S. coal exports reached 116 million short tons (MMst) in 2018, the highest level in five years, based on foreign trade data collected by the U.S. Census Bureau 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

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McDermott International, Inc. (NYSE: MDR) announced today it successfully achieved substantial completion at Calpine's York 2 Energy Center, a combined-cycle gas power station in Peach Bottom Township, Pennsylvania. Read more

Renewable generation provided a new record of 742 million megawatthours (MWh) of electricity in 2018, nearly double the 382 million MWh produced in 2008. Renewables provided 17.6% of electricity generation in the United States in 2018. Read more

Power Generation

Based on EIA’s December 2018 monthly electric generator inventory of utility-scale generation, 31.3 gigawatts (GW) of generating capacity were added in the United States in 2018 and 18.7 GW of capacity were retired. Read more

Power Generation

EIA’s long-term projections show that most of the electricity generating capacity additions installed in the United States through 2050 will be natural gas combined-cycle and solar photovoltaic (PV). Read more

Power Generation

EIA estimates that between 2014 and 2017 natural gas processing capacity and processing throughput increased by about 5% on a net basis in the Lower 48 states, even as the number of individual plants declined. Read more

Natural Gas/LNG

Ameren Missouri's second planned wind facility in the state is one step closer to producing renewable energy. Read more

Renewable & Biofuel

Installation of Five Duplex Plug & Play™ Burners Expected to Eliminate Over 15 Tons of NOx Per Year Read more

Health, Safety & Environmental

There is one outage fact that gets little argument or pushback: Make sure everyone on the job site leaves each day without illness or injury. Read more

Power Generation

On February 7, 2019, Excelerate Energy L.P. (Excelerate) and Equinor Energy AS (Equinor) completed the first ever ship-to-ship (STS) transfer of liquefied natural gas (LNG) in The Bahamas. Read more

Offshore & Marine

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

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