Finding the Story: Energy - Getting Familiar With EIA Form 861

Number 4769
Subject Energy
Source Dan Boyce; Jordan Wirfs-Brock
Affiliation Inside Energy
Year 2016
Summary How many people in your community have solar panels on their roofs? How has the electricity use in your area changed over time? What energy efficiency programs are in your area? We can answer these questions - and so many more! - with Form 816, published annually by the Energy Information Administration, or EIA. (It’s got such a boring name, you might miss it unless you know where to look...) We’ll be learning what golden nuggets of info are in this dataset, where to find it and how to use it. We’ll also be discussing some energy story ideas you could do.
Tags energy; electricity; investigation; data
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