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Prices & Trends

Daily wholesale and retail prices for various energy products, including spot prices and select futures prices at national or regional levels. Prices are updated each weekday (excluding federal holidays), typically between 7:30 and 8:30 a.m | Photo courtesy EIA

Daily wholesale and retail prices for various energy products, including spot prices and select futures prices at national or regional levels. Prices are updated each weekday (excluding federal holidays), typically between 7:30 and 8:30 a.m | Photo courtesy EIA

The prices of gasoline, coal, renewables and other fuels change rapidly, and are critical data points for citizens and industry professionals alike.  Business people and consumers are often best equipped to make decisions if they have current price trend information.

The Department of Energy’s sub-agency, the Energy Information Administration (EIA), collects and disseminates energy data on a daily basis so that anyone interested can get the information they need. 

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Welcome to Energy.gov/Data
Energy.gov/Data's resources include featured energy datasets and links to additional search tools.

The Energy Data Initiative is proud to announce the launch of a new resource hub for open energy data.

Finding Solutions to Solar's Soft Cost Dilemma
Brian Webster installs rooftop solar panels on a home in Englewood, Colorado. The Energy Department is working to streamline rooftop solar installations so that its faster, easier and cheaper for Americans to go solar. | Photo courtesy of Dennis Schroeder, NREL.

We are continuing to push until the obstacles preventing wide-scale solar adoption are a thing of the past.

Open Data for a Clean, Secure Energy Future
Notes from the May 25th Energy Data Jam in Stanford California | Credit: Openei.org

The Energy Data Initiative aims to help Americans benefit from entrepreneurial innovation enabled by open energy data from the US government and other sources.

Tips: Time-Based Electricity Rates
Time-based electricity programs encourage you to use energy when the demand is low by giving you a lower price for electricity during those times.

Time-based electricity programs encourage you to use energy when the demand is low by giving you a lower price for electricity during those times.

New Report Highlights Growth of America's Clean Energy Job Sector
Prices & Trends

Taking a moment to break-down key findings from the latest Clean Energy Jobs Roundup.