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…
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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…

More New Natural Gas Combined-Cycle Power Plants Are Using Advanced Designs

Lower natural gas prices in recent years have spurred the construction of…

NERC Report Highlights Potential Summer Electricity Issues for Texas and California

The North American Electric Reliability Corporation’s (NERC) recent 2019 Summer Reliability Assessment…