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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 […]

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

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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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