While US crude oil production was almost flat for the week ended March 20, total commercial stocks increased 8.170 million barrels to 466.678 million barrels, according to data released today from the US Energy Information Administration. Refineries were slightly more active during the week, with the utilization rate increasing 0.9 percentage point to 89% of […]
Scheduled 2015 capacity additions mostly wind and natural gas; retirements mostly coal March 10, 2015 (U.S. Energy Information Administration) “In 2015, electric generating companies expect to add more than 20 gigawatts (GW) of utility-scale generating capacity to the power grid. Show More Summary
The US Energy Information Administration now has electricity generation figures up for December 2014, but one of our readers, Christopher Patusky, actually spotted a very interesting milestone from November that I think was widely missed: wind power produced more electricity than hydropower for the month as a whole… for the first time in history. Show More Summary
CALIFORNIA IS 1ST STATE TO GET 5% POWER FROM BIG SOLAR California first state to generate more than 5% of electricity from utility-scale solar Allen McFarland, March 24, 2015 Energy Information Administration California is the firstShow More Summary
America is still brimming with oil. The Energy Information Administration said Wednesday that crude oil inventories rose by 8.2 million barrels last week. Analysts had expected a build of 4.75 million barrels, according to Bloomberg....Show More Summary
The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) has partnered with the U.S. Federal Reserve to make up-to-date energy and economics data automatically available in spreadsheets via their APIs.
The latest data from the US Energy Information Administration shows US crude oil stockpiles rose 9.62 million barrels during the week ended March 13, again surpassing analysts’ expectations about the build. At 458.51 million barrels, US stockpiles for this time of year are at the highest level seen in at least 80 years, the EIA said. […]
Categories: Afternoon Coffee Tags: General News US crude oil inventories have increased by 9.6 million barrels, the Energy Information Administration reported today. And, General Motors Co. announced it is closing its production plant in Russia due to increasing risk and economic uncertainty in the country. Show More Summary
America's oil stockpiles continue to boom. Crude oil inventories rose 9.6 million barrels last week from 4.5 million the previous week, the Energy Information Administration said. Analysts polled by Reuters had expected an increase of...Show More Summary
The federal Energy Information Administration is tracking the impact of falling oil prices on state revenues, and for North Dakota they see a more than 20 percent decline since August. “North Dakota’s tax revenue from oil and natural gas production decreased from $323 million in August 2014 to $254 million in January 2015, a 21%...
New federal statistics out this week have shed more light on solar and wind energy’s emerging role in keeping the country’s lights on. According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, 2014 saw non-hydro renewable energy generation increase by 11 percent over the previous year. read more
The US Energy Information Administration has released numbers which show that wind and natural gas will make up the majority of new 2015 capacity additions, amidst 20 GW of new utility-scale generating capacity. The additions will be...Show More Summary
The mainstreaming of renewable energy is happening even faster than projected. According to the latest “Electric Power Monthly” report from the U.S. Energy Information Administration, which includes data through the end of 2014, some 13.91% of electricity generation in the U.S. Show More Summary
The Texas wind energy industry provided more than 10% to the 2014 energy mix, according to the state’s grid operator. According to the the Electric Reliability Council of Texas, by way of the US Energy Information Administration, wind...Show More Summary
Solar power is really growing in Hawaii, as a recent report from the Energy Information Administration (EIA) shows.
The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) released a report on Hawaii’s solar status this week, and Hawaii is officially a solar hot spot of national significance, and that makes it a fitting test bed for Department of Energy research meant to stretch the limits of rooftop PV penetration on island grids. read more
The main positive from oil's dramatic fall over the last few months is lower gas prices for consumers. The US Energy Information Administration provides weekly averages of gasoline and diesel prices across the country, and those prices...Show More Summary
Cement is the most energy-intensive of all U.S. manufacturing industries, according to the Energy Information Administration. It would follow, then, that lower fuel costs should be a boon for the industry. But even with the benefit of falling oil prices, cement makers will still struggle to stay profitable in 2015, according to Credit Suisse. Show More Summary
With fuel prices still falling as of this writing, the U.S. Energy Information Administration issued a report forecasting an average of $550 in savings at the pump for a typical family in 2015. The new average cost in gasoline expenditures...Show More Summary
Although solar is becoming an important part of the energy picture in the United States, it remains just a small portion of total electricity generation, according to a report by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA). According to the December 2014 Short-Term Energy Outlook, solar power generation will only make up about 0.6 percent of Continue reading ?