October 30th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
A new analysis of recently released data from the US Energy Information Administration (EIA) by the SUN DAY Campaign has highlighted the fact that renewable energy sources accounted for 18.49% of US electrical generation during the first eight months of 2019 --- up from 17.95% a year earlier.
March 15th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
The US Energy Information Administration's latest Short-Term Energy Outlook was published this week, revealing electricity generation from coal in the United States will average 25% in 2019 and 23% in 2020, down from 27% in 2018 and continuing its steady decline to irrelevance.
January 29th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
The US Energy Information Administration (EIA) has often come under fire for its outlooks, both short- and long-term, as it has repeatedly under-represented the growing role of renewable energy technologies in the future energy mix, and with its recently-published Annual Energy Outlook 2019 the EIA has once again missed the mark, despite finally recognizing the growing role of large-scale solar.
January 26th, 2019 | by U.S. Energy Information Administration
EIA expects non-hydroelectric renewable energy resources such as solar and wind will be the fastest growing source of U.S. electricity generation for at least the next two years
January 23rd, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
The latest S&P Global Market Intelligence data shows that a total of 49 gigawatts (GW) of new power generation capacity will be added in the United States in 2019, but will also see the retirement of nearly 6 GW of coal
January 16th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
The latest energy and electricity forecasts from the US government has predicted that wind energy will outperform hydropower for the first time, providing a greater share of the country's electricity mix in
January 13th, 2019 | by Tina Casey
Trump or no Trump, the US Energy Department anticipates that renewable energy grid additions will stomp all over coal and leap past natural gas, too
December 26th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley
Where does America get is electricity? A new interactive feature by the New York Times has the data for each state and the nation as a whole.
December 7th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
The US Energy Information Administration has published numbers this week which shows 2018 US coal consumption is expected to fall to 691 million short tons (MMst), its lowest level in 39 years
November 30th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
The United States Energy Information Administration has recently published data revealing that renewable energy sources provided nearly 18% of the country's electrical generation through the first nine months of the year, while solar and wind grew substantially as compared to the same nine months a year ago.
August 28th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
US renewable energy sources accounted for nearly 20% of the country's net electrical generation during the first half of 2018, according to new figures from the US Energy Information Administration, and narrowly beat out that provided by nuclear power
May 24th, 2018 | by U.S. Energy Information Administration
Electricity generation from solar resources in the United States reached 77 million megawatthours (MWh) in 2017, surpassing for the first time annual generation from biomass resources, which generated 64 million MWh in
May 23rd, 2018 | by U.S. Energy Information Administration
Federal subsidies for renewable energy—including biofuels for transportation use and renewable generation of electricity—dropped to $6.7 billion in fiscal year (FY) 2016, a 56% decline from FY 2013. Renewable subsidies in FY 2010 and FY 2013 were approximately $15 billion, more than double FY 2016 levels, as support from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) lessened. Despite the decline, renewable energy continued to receive a large share of total federal energy subsidies, accounting for 46% of the FY 2016 total
March 22nd, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
The US Energy Information Administration this week published its official figures for electricity generation in 2017 and it confirms what most expected, that electricity generation from fossil fuels declined in 2017 at the same time that generation from renewables increased.
December 6th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley
New data from USEIA shows emissions from the electricity sector are now lower than those from transportation for the first time in 40 years. Closing coal power plants has been the one factor most responsible for the change.
August 9th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley
The US Energy Information Agency says Americans are using 7% electricity per capita in their homes than a decade ago, thanks to more efficient digital devices and appliances.
August 27th, 2016 | by Aisha Abdelhamid
Originally published on Planetsave. For the first time since 1972, energy-associated carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from coal are dropping below [&hellip
May 16th, 2016 | by Guest Contributor
Debunking the clean energy myth that natural gas generation is the main reason for decreased U.S. carbon emissions
February 15th, 2016 | by Zachary Shahan
Accompanying my latest report on US electricity generation capacity, this article covers the latest figures on US electricity generation (that [&hellip
February 10th, 2016 | by Glenn Meyers
Blue Pillar has released an update of its Aurora Energy Network of Things platform, designed to address the needs of energy service providers [&hellip