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New Power Generation Quarterly: Annual Update — 2021 – Institute for Local Self Reliance “-…big conclusions from our 2021 analysis:
Nearly half of the 37.6 gigawatts of electric generation capacity added to the grid in 2021 were from solar.
The number one energy generation resource built in 2021 was wind.
Added gas and small solar capacity were almost equal in 2021; 5.7 gigawatts worth of gas plants were built last year, while developers installed 5.4 gigawatts worth of residential and customer solar.
You can find charts and more detail about the fourth quarter of 2021 in the post.”