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EIA


Renewables' Share of U.S. Power Will Keep Upward Trajectory

Renewable energy's share of U.S. power generation continues to rise, and the percentage of electricity produced by burning natural gas and coal continues to fall, according to the latest "Short-Term…


Former Coal Mine Will House New Pumped-Hydro Storage Project

A company active in the hydropower sector is working on a new project to build a pumped-hydro storage facility at the site of a former coal mine in Kentucky. Boston,…


Solar+Storage Will Lead New U.S. Generation Capacity

Solar power paired with energy storage is expected to lead capacity additions in the U.S. power generation sector over the next two years, according to the latest Electric Monthly Update…


More than 32 GW of New Gas-Fired Power Plants in U.S. Pipeline

Recent reports from groups analyzing U.S. power generation note how states near the nation’s largest shale plays are expected to bring significant new natural gas-fired generation online over the next…


EIA: U.S. Coal Stockpiles Lowest Since 1978

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) recently said it expected coal-fired power generation in 2021 to be 22% higher than in 2020, producing the first year-over-year increase in U.S. electricity…