Energy Expenditures per Dollar of GDP Are Highest in Energy-Producing States

According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) State Energy Data System (SEDS),…

Heat Wave Results in Highest U.S. Electricity Demand Since 2017

From July 15 through July 22, 2019, a heatwave extending from the…

The Number of Electric Utility Rate Cases Increased in 2018

In 2018, the aggregated value of utility-rate increase requests was $6.8 billion, and regulators approved a total increase of $2.8 billion.

Summer Natural Gas Prices on Track to Be the Lowest in More Than 20 Years

If realized, this price would be the lowest summer average Henry Hub natural gas price since 1998.

EIA Expects U.S. Energy-Related CO2 Emissions to Fall in 2019

After a 2.7% increase in U.S. energy-related carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions in…

U.S. Utility-Scale Battery Storage Power Capacity to Grow Substantially by 2023

Utility-scale battery storage units (units of one megawatt (MW) or greater power…

In 2018, 90% of the Natural Gas Used in the United States Was Produced Domestically

Natural gas is one of the main sources of energy in the…

Petroleum, Natural Gas, and Coal Continue to Dominate U.S. Energy Consumption

Fossil fuels—petroleum, natural gas, and coal—have accounted for at least 80% of…

U.S. Electricity Generation from Renewables Surpassed Coal in April

In April 2019, U.S. monthly electricity generation from renewable sources exceeded coal-fired…

Four States Updated Their Renewable Portfolio Standards in the First Half of 2019

As of the end of 2018, 29 states and the District of…