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BRIEF NEWS UPDATE: FERC Data Suggest New Renewable Capacity Could Be 4x Greater Than Fossil Fuels by 2021

SUN DAY CAMPAIGN

NOTWITHSTANDING A STRONG SHOWING BY NATURAL GAS IN 2018,

FERC REPORTS NEW RENEWABLE ENERGY CAPACITY COULD QUADRUPLE THAT OF FOSSIL FUELS

OVER NEXT THREE YEARS

Contact: Ken Bossong, 301-270-6477 x.6

Washington DC – According to an analysis by the SUN […]

EIA Finally Admits U.S. CO2 Emissions to Rise 3% in 2018

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EIA FINALLY ACKNOWLEDGES U.S. CO2 EMISSIONS TO RISE 3% IN 2018

CONTRADICTING REPEATED CLAIMS BY TRUMP ADMINISTRATION OFFICIALS THAT EMISSIONS ARE DECLINING

Contact: Ken Bossong, 301-270-6477 x.6

Washington DC – In the latest issue of its “Short-Term Energy Outlook” (STEO), the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) […]

Another Month, Another Increase in U.S. CO2 Emissions from Energy Use – 8th Month in a Row

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FOR EACH OF THE FIRST EIGHT MONTHS OF 2018, U.S. CO2 EMISSIONS FROM ENERGY USE HAVE INCREASED COMPARED TO 2017 LEVELS

EMISSIONS RISE ALMOST 3%, EXCEEDING EIA PREDICTIONS WHILE U.S. COAL EXPORTS JUMP BY A THIRD, ADDING TO THE GLOBAL CO2 BURDEN

Contact: Ken Bossong, 301-270-6477 […]

Solar & Wind Only Sources of New Capacity in September but Gas Dominates in 2018; Renewables Poised for Big Gains by 2021

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FIRST THREE-QUARTERS 2018:

SOLAR AND WIND PROVIDE 100% OF NEW ELECTRICAL CAPACITY ADDITIONS IN SEPTEMBER

BUT NATURAL GAS DOMINATES YEAR-TO-DATE PROPOSED RENEWABLES OVER THE NEXT THREE YEARS

TO NEARLY QUADRUPLE NET NEW CAPACITY FROM COAL, OIL, GAS & NUCLEAR COMBINED

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EIA Publicizes Drop in U.S. CO2 Emissions but More Recent Agency Data Reveal They Are on the Rise

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LATEST EIA DATA REVEAL U.S. CO2 EMISSIONS RISE ALMOST 3% IN 2018

THOSE FROM NATURAL GAS UP 12% EVEN AS AGENCY PUBLICIZES OLDER DATA SUGGESTING A DECLINE

Ken Bossong, 301-270-6477 x.6

Washington DC – Two reports/news releases issued by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) […]

BRIEF NEWS UPDATE: 1st Two-Thirds ’18 – Solar Grows 30%; Wind Up by 16%

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1st Two-Thirds 2018: U.S. ELECTRICAL GENERATION BY SOLAR GROWS 30%; WIND UP BY 16%

NON-HYDRO RENEWABLES EXPAND 15% AS COAL CONTINUES TO DECLINE

Friday – October 26, 2018

Ken Bossong, 301-270-6477 x.6

Washington DC – Renewable energy sources […]

45 Years After the 1973 Energy Crisis – Some Steps Forward & Some Steps Back

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FORTY-FIVE YEARS AFTER THE START OF THE 1973 ARAB OIL EMBARGO:

ENERGY FROM RENEWABLE SOURCES HAS TRIPLED

BUT ENERGY FROM FOSSIL FUELS AND NUCLEAR POWER HAS ALSO GROWN ALONG WITH CO2 EMISSIONS

Contact: Ken Bossong, 301-270-6477 x.6

Washington DC – Forty-five years ago, […]

U.S. Production & Use of Non-Hydro Renewable Energy Set New Records in 1st Half 2018

SOLAR GROWS 25.4%; WIND UP 11.2%

BUT INCREASED USE OF FOSSIL FUELS

DRIVES CO2 EMISSIONS UP 3.3%

Non-hydro renewable energy sources (i.e., biofuels, biomass, geothermal, solar, wind) set new U.S. records for both production and consumption in the first half of 2018, according to a SUN DAY Campaign […]

1st H.’18 – Renewables Outpace Nuclear Power in Electrical Generation

SUN DAY CAMPAIGN – 1st Half 2018:

U.S. ELECTRICAL GENERATION BY RENEWABLE SOURCES SQUEAKS PAST NUCLEAR POWER

WIND + SOLAR PROVIDE 10% OF NATION’S ELECTRICITY

SOLAR ALONE SURPASSES BIOMASS & GEOTHERMAL COMBINED AND TRIPLES ELECTRICAL GENERATION BY OIL

Contact: Ken Bossong, 301-270-6477 x.6 […]

Renewables Top Nuclear in 27 States; Beat Coal in 17 States

AS TRUMP ADMINISTRATION CONSIDERS BAILOUTS OF

UNECONOMIC NUCLEAR AND COAL PLANTS…

EIA & FERC DATA SHOW RENEWABLES PROVIDING MORE ELECTRICITY

THAN NUCLEAR IN 27 U.S. STATES AND MORE THAN COAL IN A THIRD

Contact: Ken Bossong, 301-270-6477 x.6

Tim Judson, 301-270-6477 x. […]