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  • Changing U.S. energy mix reflects growing use of natural gas, petroleum, and renewables

    U.S. Energy Information Administration

    Primary energy consumption fell slightly in 2015 as a decline in coal use exceeded increases in natural gas, petroleum, and renewables use. In most cases, changes between 2014 and 2015 reflect longer-term trends in energy use.
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  • Utility participation key to driving residential storage growth

    Utility Dive

    Residential energy storage is a niche market now, but it is going to build momentum over the next 10 years, according to a new report from Navigant Consulting, opening opportunities for utilities to harness the technology. The report’s authors see residential energy storage growing to a 3,773 MW market by 2025 from nearly 95 MW today.
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  • Pokémon at substations? Players beware!

    Electric Co-op Today

    Pokémon turn up everywhere — from the Pentagon to Hollywood Boulevard, from restaurants to gas stations. But they’re also appearing at substations, and that’s got utilities concerned.
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  • Clean Power Plan implementation choices by states could affect electricity generation mix

    U.S. Energy Information Administration

    In designing the Clean Power Plan, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency provided states with implementation flexibility. Given the options available to states, EIA has produced several scenarios as part of an Issues in Focus analysis in the Annual Energy Outlook 2016.
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