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U.S. coal-fired electricity generation in 2019 falls to 42-year low

U.S. coal-fired electricity generation in 2019 falls to 42-year low

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Output from the U.S. coal-fired generating fleet dropped to 966,000 gigawatthours (GWh) in 2019, the lowest level since 1976. The decline in last year’s coal generation levels was the largest percentage decline in history (16%) and second-largest in absolute …

EIA’s long-term power plant projections trade off the cost and value of new capacity

EIA’s long-term power plant projections trade off the cost and value of new capacity

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A supplemental report to the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) Annual Energy Outlook 2020 (AEO2020) describes two simple measures of cost and value that, when used together, largely explain the economic competitiveness of electricity generating technologies and, in turn, …

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Wind has surpassed hydro as most-used renewable electricity generation source in U.S.

Wind has surpassed hydro as most-used renewable electricity generation source in U.S.

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Oil & Gas Publishers Note: Interesting news from the EIA regarding wind surpassing hydroelectric, but is this a time to celebrate? We are looking at the statistics on renewable energy and the CO2 impact to the environment. The impact

EIA projects less than a quarter of the world’s electricity generated from coal by 2050

EIA projects less than a quarter of the world’s electricity generated from coal by 2050

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By 2050, coal-fired generation comprises only 5% of the region’s generation mix.

EIA World net electricity by fuel, IEO 2019 Reference case - oilandgas360

According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) International Energy Outlook 2019 (IEO2019), global electric power generation from renewable sources will increase more than 20% throughout the …

New electric generating capacity in 2020 will come primarily from wind and solar

New electric generating capacity in 2020 will come primarily from wind and solar

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EIA expects 42 gigawatts (GW) of new capacity additions to start commercial operation in 2020. Solar and wind represent almost 32 GW, or 76%, of these additions.

New electric generating capacity in 2020 will come primarily from wind and solar - fig 1 -oilandgas360

According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) latest inventory of electric

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NatGas Will Provide Bulk of U.S. Electricity for at Least Two More Years

United States leans away from coal as natural gas powers up to 20 gigawatts in 2018

The EIA’s January 2018 Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO) forecasted that natural gas will remain the primary source of U.S. electricity generation for …