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AEO2017 Models U.S. Long-Term Energy Projections

The Energy Information Administration (EIA) released its Annual Energy Outlook 2017 (AEO2017) this morning.  In its rollout presentation, EIA explains some key takeaways from AEO2017’s modeling, including: the U.S. becomes a net energy exporter over the period modeled in most … Continue reading

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EIA, Others Report Renewable Energy Gained Significant Ground During 2015

The Energy Information Administration reports that during 2015, eleven states generated at least 10% of their total electricity from wind, a significant increase from 2010, during which only three states had at least a 10% wind share.  Of the states … Continue reading

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Annual Energy Outlook 2016 Now Available

Yesterday, the Energy Information Administration (EIA) released its Annual Energy Outlook 2016.  EIA has updated its reference case to include new legislation and regulations enacted since April 2015, as well as model changes and data updates.  In the electric power … Continue reading

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Natural Gas Generation Predicted to Emit More CO2 Than Coal in 2016

The Energy Information Administration (EIA) has predicted that energy-associated CO2 emissions from natural gas will be greater than those from coal for the first time since 1972.  While coal is more carbon-intensive than natural gas, changes in generation mix have … Continue reading

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Hourly Electricity Information Now Available from EIA

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) is now providing hourly U.S. electricity operating data.  The tool allows users to view electricity supply and demand on a national and regional level in nearly real-time.  The site also provides comparisons to the … Continue reading

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