Energy Research Guide

Sources to conduct energy research

Web Resources

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)  industry, statistics, and analysis for coal energy

Tips for Use

  • Under Sources & Uses select Coal
    • From the Coal Overview page, tab through Recent Data for prices, consumption, production and reports.
    • Also find the Analysis & Projections tab.  Here are weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual reports on coal.

International Energy Agency (IEA): Coal

Tips for Use


 World Coal Association Formed by coal producers and stakeholders, the association is focused on sustainability and lower carbon.


The National Mining Association A national organization for the responsible utilization of coal. Information on statistics, maps and tables on coal use, production, export, and mining.

Tips for Use

  • Select Facts, Stats and Data from the menu to view reports, statistics, issues and publications. You can also select Core Issues from the menu to see additional news. 

U.S. Coal Exports

A publication of the National Mining Association.

Today In Energy

U. S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Daily Prices

  • Wholesale Spot Petroleum Prices:Crude Oil, Gasoline, Heating Oil, and Coal
  • Retail Petroleum Prices

Short-Term Energy Outlook

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Short-term Energy Outlook.

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