EIA study examines the role of high-voltage power lines in integrating renewables
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EIA study examines the role of high-voltage power lines in integrating renewables

A new study commissioned by EIA examines the role of high-voltage direct current (HVDC) lines in integrating…

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Petroleum, natural gas, and coal still dominate U.S. energy consumption
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Petroleum, natural gas, and coal still dominate U.S. energy consumption

Fossil fuels—petroleum, natural gas, and coal—have accounted for at least 80% of energy consumption in…

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Coal plant retirements and high summer electricity demand lower Texas reserve margin
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Coal plant retirements and high summer electricity demand lower Texas reserve margin

The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT), grid operator for most of the state of Texas,…

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EIA expects 2018 gasoline prices have peaked
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EIA expects 2018 gasoline prices have peaked

U.S. regular-grade retail gasoline prices averaged $2.89 per gallon (gal) in June, down from a…

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Natural gas is a $22bn distraction for EU shipping that won’t decarbonise the sector – study
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Natural gas is a $22bn distraction for EU shipping that won’t decarbonise the sector – study

Rolling out liquified natural gas (LNG) infrastructure for shipping in Europe would cost $22 billion…

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Adoption of autonomous vehicles could increase U.S. transportation energy consumption
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Adoption of autonomous vehicles could increase U.S. transportation energy consumption

Autonomous vehicles are one of the main sources of uncertainty in the future of U.S.…

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Development of Alaska’s ANWR would increase U.S. crude oil production after 2030
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Development of Alaska’s ANWR would increase U.S. crude oil production after 2030

In December 2017, the passage of Public Law 115-97 required the U.S. Secretary of the Interior to…

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EIA expects Brent crude prices will average $71 per barrel in 2018, $68 per barrel in 2019
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EIA expects Brent crude prices will average $71 per barrel in 2018, $68 per barrel in 2019

In the June 2018 update of its Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO), EIA forecasts Brent crude oil prices…

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Rise in U.S. exports of jet fuel driven by Latin American and Caribbean countries
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Rise in U.S. exports of jet fuel driven by Latin American and Caribbean countries

The United States exported 186,000 barrels per day (b/d) of jet fuel in 2017, the…

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U.S. households with more vehicles travel more but use additional vehicles less
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U.S. households with more vehicles travel more but use additional vehicles less

Households in the United States with more vehicles not only travel more, but they often…

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