EIA: Press Releases

Press Releases from the Energy Information Administration
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  1. Latest data show changing household energy characteristics
    An average of 2.3 televisions were used in American homes in 2015, down from an average of 2.6 televisions per household in 2009, according to the Residential Energy Consumption Survey (RECS), released today by the U.S Energy Information Administration (EIA).
  2. EIA response to false claims in recent articles from ProPublica and The Atlantic
    A recent web article by ProPublica (Child’s Play: Team Trump Rewrites a Department of Energy Website for Kids, February 17, 2017) that was republished by The Atlantic on its website (A Government Website for Kids Scrubbed Its Climate Warnings, February 17, 2017) alleges that the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) changed the information on its website as a result of political pressure from the new administration.
  3. EIA's AEO2017 projects the United States as a net energy exporter in most cases
    Annual Energy Outlook 2017 (AEO2017), released today by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), presents updated projections for U.S. energy markets through 2050 based on eight cases (Reference, Low and High Economic Growth, Low and High Oil Price, Low and High Oil and Gas Resource and Technology, No Clean Power Plan implementation). This is the first time that EIA is publishing projections through 2050 in the AEO tables.