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U.S. electric utilities reported spending $3.6 billion on energy efficiency customer incentives in 2016, or an average of $24 per customer, according to EIA's survey of electric power sales, revenue, and energy efficiency. Energy efficiency spending is reported on an incremental basis, reflecting new programs operating for the first time [...]
Wed, Jun 20, 2018
Source: TODAY IN ENERGY
U.S. natural gas plant liquids (NGPL) production has nearly doubled since 2010, outpacing the rate of natural gas production growth and setting an annual record of 3.7 million barrels per day (b/d) in 2017. NGPLs are produced at natural gas processing plants, which separate liquids from raw natural gas to [...]
Tue, Jun 19, 2018
Source: TODAY IN ENERGY
Autonomous vehicles are one of the main sources of uncertainty in the future of U.S. transportation energy consumption, as autonomous vehicle technology has the potential to change travel behavior, vehicle design, energy efficiency, and vehicle ownership. Analysis in EIA's Annual Energy Outlook 2018 (AEO2018) shows that the widespread adoption of [...]
Mon, Jun 18, 2018
Source: TODAY IN ENERGY
In the June 2018 update of its Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO), EIA forecasts Brent crude oil prices will average $71 per barrel (b) in 2018 and $68/b in 2019. The updated 2019 forecast price is $2/b higher than in the May STEO. Brent crude oil spot prices averaged $77/b in [...]
Fri, Jun 15, 2018
Source: TODAY IN ENERGY
In December 2017, the passage of Public Law 115-97 required the U.S. Secretary of the Interior to establish and administer a competitive oil and natural gas program for the leasing, development, production, and transportation of oil and natural gas in and from the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife [...]
Thu, Jun 14, 2018
Source: TODAY IN ENERGY