Tagged: u.s. energy information administration

US Energy Consumption Sources Evolve

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/23/2017 12:00 am

The nation’s use of renewable energy sources like biofuels, solar and wind is increasing, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. Last year, about 10 percent of total U.S. energy consumption was from renewable energy sources.

Energy Security Partners CEO Says Fuel Plant 'Not a Risky Project’

by Kyle Massey 4/25/2016 12:00 am

Tell Roger Williams that a multibillion-dollar plant for turning natural gas into liquid fuel near Pine Bluff sounds too good to be true, and he’ll turn to history, engineering and finance to argue it’s too good not to be.

Renewable Energy in the U.S. Hits 9.8% of Consumption

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/2/2015 12:00 am

In 2014, renewable energy comprised 9.8 percent of total energy consumption in the United States.

U.S. Energy Imports Predicted to Fall

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/20/2015 12:00 am

U.S. net energy imports, including all fuels, are expected to decline and then end by 2030, according to the Annual Energy Outlook 2015, a report by the U.S. Energy Information Administration. The end of net imports would be the first time that has been the case since the 1950s, the agency said.

Arkansas No. 4 Shale Gas Producer in United States

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/15/2014 12:00 am

Shale gas production helped gross withdrawals of natural gas in the United States reach a record high of 82 billion cubic feet per day in 2013, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

44 Percent Rise in U.S. Natural Gas Projected

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/15/2013 12:00 am

The federal government predicts a 44 percent increase in natural gas production from 2011 through 2040. The projections come from the “Annual Energy Outlook 2013” produced by the U.S. Energy Information Administration and released in April.

A Room-by-Room Guide to Saving Energy & Money

by Samuel G. Smith 3/18/2013 12:00 am

The average Arkansas household spent about $1,275 on electricity alone in 2011, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. A few simple steps throughout your home can make a big impact on your bill and the environment.

Residential Square Footage On the Rise

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/3/2012 12:00 am

Homes built since 1990 average 27 percent larger than homes built previously, the U.S. Energy Information Administration reports.