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Electric generator capacity factors vary widely across the world

September 8, 2015 Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Note: Capacity factors reflect actual generation as a percent of continuous operation at full capacity. The technologies used to generate electricity are similar across regions of the world, but the pattern of use for those generating technologies can be significantly different. Analysis of electric generating plant utilization […]

EIA’s mapping system highlights energy infrastructure across the United States

June 16, 2015 Source: EIA’s from many government agencies as well as public and private sources. Understanding infrastructure components is helpful as energy supply and consumption patterns change. Source: EIA Energy Mapping System Crude oil pipelines and rail terminal locations are based on publicly available data. Source: EIA Energy Mapping System As with crude oil […]

Total energy subsidies decline since 2010, with changes in support across fuel types

March 13, 2015 Source: EIA, Note: LIHEAP is the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program. EIA has updated a , covering the 2013 fiscal year (FY). The most recent prior report reviewed subsidies in FY 2010, at or near the height of spending related to the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (more commonly […]

Wind generation seasonal patterns vary across the United States

February 25, 2015 Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Forms EIA-860 and EIA-923 Note: Data include facilities with a net summer capacity of 1 MW and above only. Wind plant generation performance varies throughout the year as a result of highly seasonal wind patterns. Nationally, wind plant performance tends to be highest during the spring and […]

Wholesale power prices increase across the country in 2014

January 12, 2015 Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, based on SNL Energy Wholesale on-peak electricity prices were up at trading hubs across the nation between 2013 and 2014, driven largely by increases in spot natural gas prices and high energy demand caused by cold weather in the beginning of the year. Electricity prices were highest […]

Africa: Creating an “Energy Revolution” Across the Developing World

document Brussels — Friends, Ladies and Gentlemen, Let me begin by extending a very warm welcome to you all. I’m delighted to see so many of you here at this meeting of the Sustainable Energy for All Access Committee. Our task today is an important one: to build on the crucial recommendations put forward in […]

Fuel economy and average vehicle cost vary significantly across vehicle types

July 22, 2014 Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Note: Years represent vehicle availability in the midsize passenger car size class. Vehicle price and fueling costs are important factors consumers take into account when deciding to purchase a new light-duty vehicle. While vehicle purchase is influenced by cost and fuel economy, other important factors such as […]

Recent trends in energy-related CO2 emissions vary across regions and states

June 3, 2014 Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, State Energy Data System (SEDS) 2014 U.S. energy-related carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions in 2013 were 10% below the benchmark year of 2005. Emissions in 2013 were roughly 2% above their 2012 level and 1.5% below their 2011 level, when emissions were 8.6% below the 2005 level. Recently […]

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