The Energy Information Administration is a government agency formed in 1977, located in Washington, . EIA programs cover data on coal, petroleum, natural gas, electric, renewable and nuclear energy.
The EIA is responsible for objectively collecting energy data, conducting analysis and making forecasts. The EIA's reports contain information regarding energy-related topics such as future energy inventories, demand, and prices. Its data, analysis, and reports are available online to both the public and the private sector.
Every weekday, the EIA publishes Today in Energy, a timely article highlighting current energy issues. For example, this feature may focus on natural gas pipeline capacity in a specific region of the country or underline how changing energy efficiency and fuel economy standards affect energy consumption.
EIA receives funding for its activities through an annual appropriation from Congress. EIA has about 325 federal employees and a budget of $125 million in fiscal year 2019 The fiscal year (FY) 2020 budget provides $126.8 million for EIA.