Electricity Data and Statistics Application Programming Interface (API)

Metadata Updated: July 6, 2021

Monthly, quarterly, and annual data on electricity generation, consumption, retail sales, price, revenue from retail sales, useful thermal output, fossil fuel stocks, fossil fuel receipts, and quality of fossil fuel. Data organized by fuel type, i.e., coal petroleum, natural gas, nuclear, hydroelectric, wind, solar, geothermal, and wood. Also, data organized by sector, i.e., electric power, electric utility, independent power producers, commercial, and industrial. Users of the EIA API are required to obtain an API Key via this registration form: http://www.eia.gov/beta/api/register.cfm

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Restricted: This dataset can only be accessed or used under certain conditions. License: Other (Public Domain)

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Metadata Created Date November 10, 2020
Metadata Updated Date July 6, 2021
Data Update Frequency R/P1M

Metadata Source

Harvested from Energy JSON

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date November 10, 2020
Metadata Updated Date July 6, 2021
Publisher U.S. Energy Information Administration
Unique Identifier Unknown
Identifier DOE-019-3299699499
Language en-US
Data Last Modified 2014-02-27T16:27:23.324514
Category energy
Category Tag 16E15F51 D96E 4051 9124 75665Abdc6Ff "Energy Infrastructure","Energy Resources","Energy Demand","Energy Supply"
Public Access Level restricted public
Data Update Frequency R/P1M
Bureau Code 019:20
Metadata Context https://project-open-data.cio.gov/v1.1/schema/catalog.jsonld
Schema Version https://project-open-data.cio.gov/v1.1/schema
Catalog Describedby https://project-open-data.cio.gov/v1.1/schema/catalog.json
Data Quality True
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Harvest Source Id f77dd4c2-ab3d-4bc7-8b3f-2aaa2e411d70
Harvest Source Title Energy JSON
Homepage URL http://www.eia.gov/beta/api/qb.cfm?category=0
License http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/mark/1.0/other-pd
Old Spatial United States
Program Code 019:022
Related Documents http://www.eia.gov/survey/#electricity
Source Datajson Identifier True
Source Hash 61d221535e240d51457a39f2292d2d310107b84f
Source Schema Version 1.1
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Temporal 1940/2014

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