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Total Acquires Two Gas Power Plants in France and Strengthens in Electricity Generation

Total announces that it has signed an agreement with KKR-Energas to acquire its two gas-fired combined cycle power plants (CCGT) in the North and East of France, which represent an electricity generation capacity of approximately 825 megawatts (MW). The transaction is subject to approval by the rel ...

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Posted 1 year agoPress > TotalFrancepower plants +6

Electricity Generation From Fossil Fuels Declined in 2017 as Renewable Generation Rose

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Electric Power Monthly According to EIA's Electric Power Monthly , total U.S. net electricity generation fell slightly (down 1.5%) in 2017, reflecting lower electricity demand. Natural gas and coal generation fell by 7.7% and 2.5% from 201 ...

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Posted 1 year agoOpinion > Fossil FuelsrenewablesElectricity +5

EIA Forecasts Natural Gas to Remain Primary Energy Source for Electricity Generation

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Short-Term Energy Outlook EIA's January 2018 Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO) forecasts that natural gas will remain the primary source of U.S. electricity generation for at least the next two years. The share of total electricity supplie ...

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Posted 1 year agoOpinion > EIAEnergy Information Administration EIAnatural gas +4

Wind Turbine Heights and Capacities Have Increased Over the Past Decade

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Annual Electric Generator Report , Form EIA-860 Wind turbines in the United States have grown in both average height and capacity over the past decade, according to data on utility-scale electricity generators collected by EIA. Wind turbine ...

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Posted 1 year agoOpinion > USUnited StatesEIA +5

Biomass and Waste Fuels Made Up 2% of Total U.S. Electricity Generation in 2016

Biomass and waste fuels generated 71.4 billion kilowatthours of electricity in 2016, or 2% of total generation in the United States, according to EIA's recently released annual electric power data . Biomass fuels are defined as all non-fossil, carbon-based (biogenic) energy sources. Waste fuels ar ...

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Posted 1 year agoOpinion > EIAEnergy Information Administration EIAUnited States +3

Nuclear Power Plant Outages Were Relatively Low This Summer

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration U.S. nuclear power plant outages averaged 4.6 gigawatts (GW) during the summer of 2017 (June through August), 10% lower than outages during the summer of 2016. Nuclear outages were highest in June, averaging 7.4 GW, but then averaged 3.8 GW in J ...

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Posted 1 year agoPress > NuclearElectricity GenerationHurricane +2

Chinese Coal-Fired Electricity Generation Expected to Flatten as Mix Shifts to Renewables

Coal-fired electricity generation in China, the world's largest coal consumer, is expected to remain flat through 2040, according to EIA's International Energy Outlook 2017 (IEO2017). Other fuels, such as renewables, natural gas, and nuclear power, are expected to make up increasing shares of C ...

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Posted 1 year agoOpinion > ChinaCoalElectricity Generation +2