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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%

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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% […]

Renewables Likely to Dominate New Capacity in 2019 as Wind-Generated Electricity Grows 33% & Solar by 22%

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NEW U.S. EIA AND FERC REPORTS INDICATE RENEWABLES ON TRACK TO LEAD NEW GENERATING CAPACITY IN 2019

AS OF OCTOBER, RENEWABLE CAPACITY NECK AND NECK WITH GAS AS WIND-GENERATED ELECTRICITY GROWS 33% AND SOLAR BY 22%

WIND FORECAST TO ADD MORE THAN 7-GW IN DECEMBER; SOLAR […]

NEWS RELEASE: FERC Foresees No New Coal & Declining Nuclear Power While New Renewable Electrical Capacity More Than Doubles Natural Gas

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Brief News Update FERC’S LATEST “INFRASTRUCTURE” REPORT REFLECTS MAJOR CHANGES IN ITS THREE-YEAR FORECAST: NO NEW COAL CAPACITY; NET REDUCTION IN FOSSIL FUELS; SIGNIFICANT DECLINE FOR NUCLEAR POWER NET NEW WIND AND SOLAR CAPACITY MORE THAN DOUBLES NATURAL GAS For Release: Monday – November 4, 2019 Contact: Ken Bossong, 301-270-6477 […]

BRIEF NEWS UPDATE: Non-Hydro Renewables Grow 6.2% & Provide 11.4% of U.S. Electricity as Small-Scale Solar Grows 19.1%

SUN DAY CAMPAIGN: Brief News Update FIRST TWO-THIRDS 2019: ELECTRICITY FROM NON-HYDRO RENEWABLES INCREASED BY 6.2%, PROVIDED 11.4% OF TOTAL U.S. PRODUCTION SOLAR EXPANDS 13.7% – TOPS 2.7% OF TOTAL WIND GROWS BY 4.4% Contact: Ken Bossong, 301-270-6477 x.6 Washington DC – Renewable energy sources (i.e., biomass, geothermal, hydropower, solar, wind) accounted for 18.49% of […]

Renewables Provide a Fifth of U.S. Electricity as Small-Scale Solar Grows 20%

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EIA’s MID-YEAR “ELECTRIC POWER MONTHLY” REPORT:

YEAR TO DATE:

RENEWABLES EXCEED 20.1% OF U.S. ELECTRICITY, NECK-AND-NECK WITH NUCLEAR, CLOSING IN ON COAL

SOLAR REACHES 2.7% OF TOTAL AS WIND RETAINS ITS LEAD OVER HYDROPOWER

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

Washington […]

U.S. Renewables Provide More Electricity Than Either Coal or Nuclear

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SECOND MONTH IN A ROW, RENEWABLES TOP COAL

YEAR TO DATE:

RENEWABLES EXCEED 20.3% OF U.S. ELECTRICITY AND OUTPACE NUCLEAR

SOLAR SURPASSES 2.5% OF TOTAL AS WIND OVERTAKES HYDROPOWER

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

FERC Forecasts Net New Renewable Capacity to Be 100x Greater Than That of Fossil Fuels + Nuclear by 2022

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FIRST QUARTER 2019: RENEWABLE ENERGY SOURCES PROVIDE 60% OF NEW ELECTRICAL CAPACITY ADDITIONS

COAL AND RENEWABLE ENERGY INSTALLED CAPACITY NOW VIRTUALLY TIED

OVER NEXT THREE YEARS, FERC PROJECTS NET NEW RENEWABLE ENERGY CAPACITY ADDITIONS TO BE 100x THOSE OF FOSSIL FUELS + NUCLEAR COMBINED

According to an […]

BRIEF NEWS UPDATE: EIA Foresees Wind Overtaking Hydropower in 2019 and Renewables Overtaking Nuclear in 2020

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Brief News Update & Analysis

LATEST EIA DATA CONFIRMS SUN DAY CAMPAIGN’S FORECASTS: WIND POISED TO OVERTAKE HYDROPOWER THIS YEAR AND RENEWABLES LIKELY TO SURPASS NUCLEAR POWER IN 2019 OR 2020 An analysis by the SUN DAY Campaign of the latest forecast data released by the U.S. Energy Information […]