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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% […]

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 […]