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Washington DC – According to a review by the SUN DAY Campaign of data just released by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), renewable energy sources (i.e., biomass, geothermal, hydropower, solar, wind) have dominated new U.S. electrical generating capacity additions in the first nine months of 2020.

Combined, they accounted for nearly two-thirds ( 64.1%) […]

SUN DAY Campaign Mid-Year Report

Solar and Wind Increase 16% and Retain Status as Fastest Growing Sources of U.S. Electricity. They Now Provide Over One-Eight of Total Generation, as All Renewable Sources Combined Continue to Expand Their Lead Over coal and Nuclear Power.

Washington DC – Renewable energy sources (i.e., biomass, geothermal, hydropower, solar, wind) produced significantly more electricity than […]

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Latest FERC Data For First Half Of 2020:

Renewables Are 57.1% Of New U.S. Generating Capacity

Renewables Are Sole Source Of New Capacity In June Over The Next Three Years,

Renewables Will Add Over 56,000-MW Of New Capacity

Wind And Solar Will Each Provide A […]

SUN DAY Campaign: Renewables Hit New Record!

Provide More Than One-Quarter Of U.S. Electricity

Washington DC – Renewable energy sources (i.e., biomass, geothermal, hydropower, solar, wind) produced significantly more electricity than either coal or nuclear power during the first five months of 2020, according to a SUN DAY Campaign analysis of just-released data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA).

In May […]

SUN DAY Campaign: First Third 2020

U.S. Renewables Produced 27.1% More Electricity Than Coal – and Also Outpaced Nuclear Power

Solar + Wind Now Provide One-Eight Of U.S. Electricity

Non-Hydro Renewables Grew 3.7% In April Notwithstanding Covid-19

Washington DC – Renewable energy sources (i.e., biomass, geothermal, hydropower, solar, wind) produced significantly more electricity than coal during the first four […]

Renewable Energy Provides All New U.S. Generating Capacity in April

From the SUN DAY CAMPAIGN

Washington DC – According to a review by the SUN DAY Campaign of data just released by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), wind, solar, and hydropower provided 100% of the 1,328 megawatts (MW) in new U.S. electrical generating capacity added in April 2020.

FERC’s latest monthly “Energy Infrastructure Update” […]

Renewable Energy Provides All New US Generating Capacity in April – Forecast to Add Almost 50x More Than Coal, Oil, Gas & Nuclear Over Next Three Years

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LATEST FERC DATA SHOW RENEWABLES ARE SOLE SOURCE OF NEW U.S. GENERATING CAPACITY IN APRIL

RENEWABLES ARE 56.3% OF NEW CAPACITY IN 1ST THIRD OF 2020

OVER THE NEXT THREE YEARS, RENEWABLES WILL ADD OVER 53,000-MW OF NEW CAPACITY

WIND AND SOLAR WILL EACH PROVIDE […]

New Solar, Wind & Hydro Capacity Additions Overwhelm Natural Gas in January-February; Renewables Will Provide Over 25% of U.S. Capacity Within Three Years

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LATEST FERC DATA SHOW NEW U.S. RENEWABLE ELECTRICAL GENERATINC CAPACITY

SWAMPING NATURAL GAS THUS FAR IN 2020 OVER THE NEXT THREE YEARS,

April 20th, 2020 | Tags: , , | Category: News, Renewable Energy | Leave a comment

BRIEF NEWS UPDATE: EIA’s Year-End 2019 Data

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EIA’s 2019 YEAR-END ENERGY REPORT:

DRIVEN BY STRONG SOLAR AND WIND GROWTH, U.S. PRODUCTION AND CONSUMPTION OF RENEWABLE ENERGY INCREASE SLIGHTLY IN 2019

CO2 EMISSIONS FROM ENERGY USE DIP AND FALL BACK TO 2017’s LEVEL

The production of domestic […]

Non-Hydro Renewables Grew 8.5% & Provided 11.6% of U.S. Electricity in 2019 as Small-Scale Solar Expanded 18.6%

SUN DAY CAMPAIGN: Brief News Update

EIA’s 2019 YEAR-END REPORT:

ELECTRICITY FROM NON-HYDRO RENEWABLES INCREASED BY 8.5%,

PROVIDED 11.6% OF TOTAL U.S. PRODUCTION SOLAR EXPANDED 14.9% – WIND GREW BY 10.1%

Washington DC – Renewable energy sources (i.e., biomass, geothermal, hydropower, solar, wind) accounted for 18.2% […]