Tag Archives: increases

Natural gas prices in Asia mainly linked to crude oil, but use of spot indexes increases

September 29, 2015 Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Petroleum Association of Japan, Japan Ministry of Finance International Trade Statistics, Japan Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Bloomberg LP Note: Values for North Sea Brent and Japanese customs-cleared (JCC) crude oil prices converted to $ /MMBtu on an energy-equivalent basis. The official reporting of Japan spot […]

Alaska increases wind power capacity in utility- and distributed-scale projects

September 1, 2015 Source: Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Although wind power provided less than 3% of Alaska’s electric power generation in 2014, Alaska’s wind power capacity has increased 20-fold between 2007 and 2014, growing from 3 megawatts (MW) to 60 MW. This increase is notable in light of the challenges of installing and connecting […]

U.S.-Canada electricity trade increases

July 9, 2015 Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, based on National Energy Board of Canada Note: A small amount of electricity is traded by states outside the regions shown. Republished July 9, 2015, 3:30 p.m. to clarify the text. U.S. electricity trade with Canada is increasing, providing more economic and reliability benefits to both the […]

Increases in U.S. crude oil production are predominantly light, sweet crude

June 4, 2015 Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, U.S. crude oil production has grown rapidly in recent years, primarily from light, sweet crude () from tight resource formations. Roughly 90% of the nearly 3.0 million barrel per day (b/d) growth in production from 2011 to 2014 consisted of light, sweet grades, meaning they have an […]

UK’s renewable energy targets drive increases in U.S. wood pellet exports

April 22, 2015 Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, based on U.S. International Trade Commission In 2014, almost three-quarters of all U.S. wood pellet exports were delivered to the United Kingdom (UK), mainly for the purpose of generating electricity. Overall, U.S. wood pellet exports increased by nearly 40% between 2013 and 2014, from 3.2 million short […]

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