Full Title: Annual Energy Outlook 2018
Author(s): U.S. Energy Information Agency (EIA)
Publisher(s): U.S. Department of Energy
Publication Date: February 1, 2018
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EIA’s Annual Energy Outlook provides modeled projections of domestic energy markets through 2050, and it includes cases with different assumptions regarding macroeconomic growth, world oil prices, technological progress, and energy policies. Strong domestic production coupled with relatively flat energy demand allow the United States to become a net energy exporter over the projection period in most cases. In the Reference case, natural gas consumption grows the most on an absolute basis, and nonhydroelectric renewables grow the most on a percentage basis.