Near-Zero Growth in Energy Consumption Is a Recent Phenomenon
May 8, 2015
According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) reference case projections in its Annual Energy Outlook 2015, domestic energy consumption is expected to grow at a modest 0.3 percent per year through 2040, less than half the rate of population growth.
According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Short-Term Energy and Winter Fuels Outlook, the EIA expects higher prices this winter for homes that heat with natural gas, propane, and electricity. Home heating oil prices are expected to be lower than last winter.
Since 1993, Electricity Consumed for Air Conditioning in the South Has Increased 43 Percent
August 19, 2013
Over the past 20 years, the use of air conditioning has increased in all regions of the United States, but this increase has been most pronounced in the South, according to a new report from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA).
United States consumers spent 2.7 percent of their household income on home energy bills last year, which was the lowest percentage in 10 years, according to a U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) analysis.
The growth of electricity demand has slowed in each decade since the 1950s — from a 9.8 percent annual rate of growth in the 1950s to only 0.7 percent per year in the first decade of the 21st century — and will continue its slow growth due to energy efficiency, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA).
The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Energy Information Administration (EIA) forecasts that average regular gasoline prices will remain about the same for the next several months, with the annual average for 2013 decreasing slightly compared to 2012.
Most HVAC contractors selling, installing, and maintaining furnaces are hopeful that this winter will be a lot cooler than last year’s. However, as meteorologists forecast dipping seasonal temperatures, energy experts are projecting rising costs.
The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) released the complete version of “Annual Energy Outlook 2012” (AEO2012) which, in addition to the reference case projections, includes 29 alternative cases which show how different assumptions regarding market, policy, and technology drivers affect projections.