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EIA: Press Releases

Press Releases from the Energy Information Administration

Commercial buildings in the United States are getting larger, and they more commonly include features like LED lighting and emerging technologies such as electric vehicle (EV) charging stations. Ac...
Posted: September 21, 2021, 5:00 pm
The U.S. Energy Information Administration expects that natural gas prices will remain higher in the coming months following Hurricane Ida. In its September Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO), EIA fo...
Posted: September 8, 2021, 5:00 pm
The United States continued a trend of significant growth in large-scale battery capacity, with U.S. battery power capacity reaching 1,650 megawatts (MW) by the end of 2020. According to EIA's repo...
Posted: August 16, 2021, 5:00 pm
Increased economic activity and a changing fuel mix in the electric power sector in 2021 will lead to a significant increase in energy-related carbon dioxide emissions this year, according to the U...
Posted: August 10, 2021, 5:00 pm
EIA forecasts U.S. retail sales of electricity will increase by 2.8% in 2021, led by a 5.1% increase in sales to the industrial sector. In the most recent release of our Short-Term Energy Outlook (...
Posted: July 7, 2021, 5:00 pm
EIA forecasts in the June release of its Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO) that global Brent crude oil prices will stabilize in mid-2021 and average about $68 per barrel (b) in the third quarter bef...
Posted: June 8, 2021, 5:00 pm
EIA expects U.S. electricity generation will look different this summer compared with last summer as rising natural gas costs drive many electricity generators to switch to renewables and coal.
Posted: May 11, 2021, 5:00 pm
The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) forecasts an increase in demand for petroleum products during the 2021 summer driving season as the impacts of COVID-19 diminish in the United State...
Posted: April 6, 2021, 5:00 pm
The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) announced today that it will release expanded monthly biofuels data through a new report—the Monthly Biofuels Capacity and Feedstocks Update. On Mar...
Posted: March 25, 2021, 5:00 pm
The United States will likely take years to return to 2019 levels of energy consumption and carbon dioxide emissions following the impact of COVID-19 on the U.S. economy and global energy sector, a...
Posted: February 3, 2021, 5:00 pm