|United States Energy Information Administration plant code
|Used on these elements
|Status: in use
|Tools for this tag
ref:US:EIA is used to include the identifying number for a power plant in the USA, as assigned by the federal Energy Information Administration, with the information supplied yearly by the utilities thru a form named "Form 860". The results are published at https://www.eia.gov/electricity/data/eia860/ as a zip file containing Excel spreadsheets.
The number can be used to get information about the plant at EIA's "Electricity Data Browser" using the following syntax:
ref:US:EIA=61357 for the Red Pine Wind Project,