Electricity Data: Average Cost of Fossil Fuels For Electricity Generation (per Btu) Application Programming Interface (API)

Metadata Updated: July 6, 2021

This API provides data on the average cost of fossil fuels per Btu. Data organized by fuel type, i.e., coal, bituminous coal, subbituminous coal, lignite coal, petroleum liquids, petroleum coke, and natural gas. Also by sector, i.e., electric power, electric utility, independent power producers, commercial, and industrial. Annual, quarterly, and monthly data available. Based on Form EIA-423 and Form EIA-923 data. Users of the EIA API are required to obtain an API Key via this registration form: http://www.eia.gov/beta/api/register.cfm

Access & Use Information

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

Collection

This dataset is part of the following collection:

Downloads & Resources

References

http://www.eia.gov/survey/#eia-423
http://www.eia.gov/tools/glossary/index.cfm?id=electricity
http://www.eia.gov/survey/#eia-923

Dates

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
Maintainer
Identifier DOE-019-54044567678
Language en-US
Data Last Modified 2015-07-27
Category energy
Public Access Level restricted public
Data Update Frequency R/P1M
Bureau Code 019:20
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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/electricity/
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/#eia-423, http://www.eia.gov/tools/glossary/index.cfm?id=electricity, http://www.eia.gov/survey/#eia-923
Source Datajson Identifier True
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Temporal 2008/2015

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