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Natural gas and wind forecast to be fastest growing sources of U.S. electricity generation

These changes in capacity contribute to EIA's forecast that natural gas will fuel 39% of electricity generation in the PJM region in 2020, up from a share of 31% in 2018. EIA forecasts the Henry Hub natural gas price will fall by 21% in 2019, which contributes to EIA's expectation that ERCOT's na ...

Hui Shan

Posted 10 months agoLink > generationforecastsProjections +8

TODAY IN ENERGY: More U.S. coal-fired power plants are decommissioning as retirements continue

Plant owners intend to retire another 17 GW of coal-fired capacity by 2025, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration's (EIA) Preliminary Monthly Electric Generator Inventory. After a coal unit retires, the power plant site goes through a complex, multi-year process that includes de ...

Hui Shan

Posted 1 year agoLink > CoalElectricitygenerating capacity +3