EIA sees lower demand from cool summer but expects 34% of all electricity consumed will be generated by gas turbines
Natural gas will be the largest source of electricity in the U.S. this summer, according to a note released by the EIA today. Natural gas’s share of total U.S. electricity generation is expected to drop to 34%, down from 37% last summer, but will still exceed coal’s share of 32%.

The EIA predicts that electricity demand will drop this summer, mostly due to lower temperatures. NOAA projections for this summer indicate populati...

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