US Energy Mapping System
January 5, 2014 | Energy Information Administration
The Energy Information Administration has an interactive map of energy locations in the United States. You can use it to plot data layers showing the location of wind (see map sample below), coal mines, biomass plants, geothermal, hydroelectric, and many other types of energy projects.
An Upper Limit on Wind Power?
April 3, 2013 | National Public Radio
Wind currently accounts for about 3.5% of the U.S. electric power generating capacity with some experts predicting that 20% is a likely goal. NPR investigates if there will be enough wind to go around?
A Coal Comeback?
February 18, 2014 | Forbes
Demand for natural gas is growing, local shortages are occurring, and prices have been rising. Some coal and former coal consumers might now see coal as a more stable source of energy that has multiple methods of delivery and a declining price.