Tag Archives: EIA

2017 Saw Small Decrease in Energy Related CO2 Emissions

According to recently-released data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), energy-related CO2 emissions decreased 0.9% in 2017 compared to 2016 levels.  Real gross domestic product increased 2.3% over the same period. The increasing use of natural gas in fossil-fuel … Continue reading

Posted in Blog Posts | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on 2017 Saw Small Decrease in Energy Related CO2 Emissions

EIA Finds Hydro Most Prevalent Renewable Generation Source in 2017; California Signs 100% Clean Electricity Bill into Law

Hydroelectricity represented the largest share of renewable generation in 19 states in 2017, according to a report published by the Energy Information Administration (EIA) on Tuesday.  Hydroelectricity was also the most prevalent source of renewable electricity in 2017 in the … Continue reading

Posted in Blog Posts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on EIA Finds Hydro Most Prevalent Renewable Generation Source in 2017; California Signs 100% Clean Electricity Bill into Law

EIA Reports on Renewable Growth Under PURPA, but Changes May Be on the Horizon

The Energy Information Administration (EIA) released data on renewable generation developed under certain provisions of the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978 (PURPA).  PURPA established a new category of generators, Qualifying Facilities (QFs), to receive special regulatory treatment.  QFs … Continue reading

Posted in Blog Posts | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on EIA Reports on Renewable Growth Under PURPA, but Changes May Be on the Horizon

EIA Releases Annual International Energy Outlook

Earlier this week, the Energy Information Administration (EIA) released its International Energy Outlook 2018.  The report focuses on the impacts of macroeconomic conditions and growth patterns on energy markets in China, India, and Africa.  EIA notes that economic development in … Continue reading

Posted in Blog Posts | Tagged , | Comments Off on EIA Releases Annual International Energy Outlook

EIA Adds Puerto Rico to Its Monthly Electric Generator Inventory; DOE Releases Report on Energy Resilience Solutions

Recovery from the damage caused by Hurricanes Irma and Maria—causing the longest power outage in U.S. history—continues in Puerto Rico.  This week, the Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported that it has added Puerto Rico to its Preliminary Monthly Electric Generator … Continue reading

Posted in Blog Posts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on EIA Adds Puerto Rico to Its Monthly Electric Generator Inventory; DOE Releases Report on Energy Resilience Solutions