EIA Predicts Future U.S. Electricity Mix

EIA energy predictions

A few days ago, the EIA published its Annual Energy Outlook 2012 Early Release. In the Outlook, the EIA looks at past energy trends (1990-2010), considers current law and subsidies, and then predicts the future energy mix for the nation’s electricity.

The graph above shows that they expect renewables to grow, but for coal to remain the main source of electricity. For more, visit the EIA.

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Corey McCarren

They predict the percentage of nuclear energy use to decline? That’s shocking. I’d like to see wave and nuclear energy rise in usage.