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Energy use by federal agencies continues to decline December 7, 2015

alternative fuelsbuildingsexports/importsvehicles

U.S. energy-related CO2 emissions up 1% in 2014 as buildings, transport energy use rises November 24, 2015

CO2 (carbon dioxide)buildingscommercialemissionsresidentialtransportation

Energy-related carbon dioxide emissions decreased in nearly every state from 2005 to 2013 November 23, 2015

CO2 (carbon dioxide)emissionsstates

United States and China advance policies to limit CO2 emissions November 18, 2015

CO2 (carbon dioxide)Chinaemissionsgreenhouse gasesinternational

Major fossil fuel-producing states rely heavily on severance taxes August 21, 2015

AlaskaNorth DakotaPennsylvaniaWyomingliquid fuelsnatural gasoil/petroleumstatestaxes

EIA's mapping system highlights energy infrastructure across the United States June 16, 2015

crude oilelectricityinventories/stocksliquid fuelsnatural gasoil/petroleumstorage

EIA conference on current energy issues is two weeks away June 1, 2015

United States

Renewables share of U.S. energy consumption highest since 1930s May 28, 2015


EIA launches redesigned International Energy Portal May 19, 2015

coalinternationalliquid fuelsnatural gasoil/petroleumrenewables

Alaska residents are paid a unique yearly dividend from state’s permanent fund May 1, 2015

Alaskaliquid fuelsnatural gasoil/petroleumstates

Energy resource permanent funds vary by purpose and state April 30, 2015

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EIA's Annual Energy Outlook will be released later today April 14, 2015


Direct Federal Financial Interventions and Subsidies in Energy in Fiscal Year 2013 March 13, 2015

Congressional & other requestsbiofuelscoalelectricityfinancial marketsliquid fuelsnuclearoil/petroleumrenewablessolarwind

Total energy subsidies decline since 2010, with changes in support across fuel types March 13, 2015

biofuelscoalelectricityliquid fuelsnatural gasnuclearoil/petroleumsolarwind

Defense Department energy use falls to lowest level since at least 1975 February 5, 2015

exports/importsliquid fuels

Energy consumption by U.S. government at lowest level since at least 1975 February 4, 2015


Drivers of U.S. Household Energy Consumption, 1980-2009 February 3, 2015

Congressional & other requestsRECS (Residential Energy Consumption Survey)consumption/demandefficiencyenergy efficiencyexports/importsmost popularresidential

Energy had larger price declines than most nonenergy commodities in 2014 January 5, 2015

BrentWTI (West Texas Intermediate)crude oilliquid fuelsoil/petroleumprices

Price Elasticities for Energy Use in Buildings of the United States October 22, 2014

AEO (Annual Energy Outlook)AEO2014NEMS (National Energy Modeling System)buildingscommercialconsumption/demanddistillate fuelelectricityexports/importsnatural gaspricesresidential

Weather-driven energy intensity increase led to higher energy-related emissions in 2013 October 22, 2014

CO2 (carbon dioxide)emissions

U.S. Energy-Related Carbon Dioxide Emissions October 21, 2014

CO2 (carbon dioxide)annualemissionsgreenhouse gasesmost popular

Consumer energy expenditures are 5% of disposable income, below long-term average October 21, 2014


Behavioral Economics Applied to Energy Demand Analysis: A Foundation October 15, 2014

NEMS (National Energy Modeling System)commercialconsumption/demandenergy efficiencyindustrialresidentialtransportation

Net energy imports as share of consumption at lowest level in 29 years October 10, 2014

crude oilexports/importsliquid fuelsoil/petroleum

As cash flow flattens, major energy companies increase debt, sell assets July 29, 2014

financial markets

Flickr page and other tools make EIA data more accessible July 14, 2014


Wyoming, Gulf of Mexico dominate fossil fuels production on federal and Indian lands July 8, 2014

North DakotaWyomingcoalcrude oilnatural gasproduction/supply

Extending residential energy policies affects some end uses more than others July 1, 2014

AEO (Annual Energy Outlook)AEO2014efficiencyexports/importsresidential

Recent trends in energy-related CO2 emissions vary across regions and states June 3, 2014

CO2 (carbon dioxide)ConnecticutEPA (Environmental Protection Agency)MassachusettsNew YorkVermontWest VirginiaWyomingcoalelectricityenvironmentstates

Domestic production satisfies 84% of total U.S. energy demand in 2013 June 2, 2014

United Statesconsumption/demandexports/imports

U.S. consumers’ energy spending rose this winter May 21, 2014

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Recycling is the primary energy efficiency technology for aluminum and steel manufacturing May 9, 2014


EIA releases complete Annual Energy Outlook 2014 report May 7, 2014

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Net energy imports in 2013 lowest in more than 20 years April 2, 2014

exports/importsliquid fuelsoil/petroleum

Biofuels production drives growth in overall biomass energy use over past decade March 18, 2014

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Energy trade is a key part of overall U.S. trade flows February 24, 2014

AEO (Annual Energy Outlook)AEO2014United Statescoalexports/importsliquid fuelsnatural gasoil/petroleumproduction/supplystates

State Energy Profiles enhanced and renewables sections added December 19, 2013

alternative fuelsbiomasscoalelectricityexports/importsgeothermalhydroelectricnatural gasoil/petroleumproduction/supplyrenewablessolarstateswind

EIA projects world energy consumption will increase 56% by 2040 July 25, 2013

IEO (International Energy Outlook)emissionsforecasts/projectionsinternationalrenewables

Energy sources have changed throughout the history of the United States July 3, 2013

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