us electricity

Introducing the Wholesale Electricity Market Portal (USA)

Yesterday, we publicly released the new Wholesale Electricity Market Portal to help users examine and access electricity markets data in the seven Regional Transmission Organizations and Independent System Operators. Regional Transmission Organizations and Independent System Operators in the United States Watch this video to learn more about how to use the portal.

New Renewable Power Plants Are Reducing U.S. Electricity Generation From Natural Gas

In our January Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO), we forecast that rising electricity generation from renewable energy resources such as solar and wind will reduce generation from fossil fuel-fired power plants over the next two years. The forecast share of generation for U.S. non-hydropower renewable sources, including solar and wind, grows from 13% … [continued]

Renewables = 43% Of New Electricity Capacity In USA In H1 2016 (CleanTechnica Electricity Report)

It’s time for CleanTechnica‘s quarterly electricity report, which now includes both a capacity report and a generation report (we used to publish these separately). The grid continues to get cleaner and cleaner. Renewable energy accounts for a large percentage of new electricity generation capacity quarter after quarter in the United States, while old coal power … [continued]

Renewables = 99% Of New Electricity Capacity In Q1 2016 In USA (CleanTechnica Electricity Reports)

For various reasons, I’ve decided to start doing our US electricity generation capacity reports and US electricity generation reports once a quarter (instead of monthly), and I’ve also decided to start combining them. So, below is our update on US electricity generation capacity in Q1 2016 (with a new feature — comparing the quarter … [continued]