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Renewables Provided 97.4% of New U.S. Electrical Capacity and 24.4% of Electrical Generation in 1st Quarter 2022

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LATEST FERC & EIA DATA SHOW: RENEWABLE ENERGY SOURCES PROVIDED 97.4% OF NEW U.S. GENERATING CAPACITY AND 24.4% OF ELECTRICAL PRODUCTION IN FIRST QUARTER OF 2022

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U.S. Renewable Energy Production In 2021 Hit an All-Time High

Washington D.C. – Domestic production and consumption of renewable energy (i.e., biofuels, biomass, geothermal, hydropower, solar, wind) reached an all-time high in 2021, according to a SUN DAY Campaign analysis of new data released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA).

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Renewables Are Now Providing 2,500-MW of New U.S. Electrical Generating Capacity Each Month

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LATEST FERC & EIA DATA SHOW:

U.S. RENEWABLES ARE ADDING 2,250-MW OF NEW GENERATING CAPACITY EACH MONTH

NEW SOLAR AND WIND CAPACITY ADDITIONS NOW AT RECORD-BREAKING LEVELS

 

According to a review by the SUN DAY Campaign of data recently released by the […]

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Back-to-back FERC and EIA reports show strong start for solar and wind in 2021: Solar electrical production grows 21.7% while wind’s output increases 6.6%. Solar and wind are the only sources of new generating capacity in January.

Washington DC – According to a review by the SUN DAY Campaign of data just released by the […]

NEWS UPDATE: Electrical Generation by Renewable Energy Exceeded 20% in 2020 and Grew Faster Than All Other Sources; Renewables Out-Produced Both Coal & Nuclear and Narrowed the Gap with Natural Gas

SUN DAY CAMPAIGN RENEWABLES TOP 20% OF U.S. ELECTRICAL GENERATION IN 2020 AND OUTPERFORMED COAL & NUCLEAR POWER PRODUCTION BY SOLAR + WIND WAS 17% MORE THAN A YEAR EARLIER INCREASE IN SOLAR & WIND GENERATED ELECTRICITY MORE THAN DOUBLE THAT OF NATURAL GAS Washington DC — Electrical generation by U.S. wind and solar […]

Renewables Are 78% of New U.S. Electrical Generating Capacity in 2020 and on Track to Top 30% of Nation’s Total by 2025

SUN DAY CAMPAIGN FERC’S 2020 YEAR-END REPORT: RENEWABLES PROVIDED 78% OF NEW U.S. GENERATING CAPACITY WIND DOUBLED GAS & WAS ALMOST HALF OF TOTAL NEW CAPACITY; NEW SOLAR CAPACITY ALSO SURPASSED NATURAL GAS FERC PROJECTS MASSIVE GROWTH FOR SOLAR AND WIND OVER NEXT THREE-YEARS – NEARLY 3.5x NATURAL GAS RENEWABLES ON TRACK TO EXCEED […]

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Washington DC – According to a review by the SUN DAY Campaign of data just released by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), renewable energy sources (i.e., biomass, geothermal, hydropower, solar, wind) have dominated new U.S. electrical generating capacity additions in the first nine months of 2020.

Combined, they accounted for nearly two-thirds ( 64.1%) […]

SUN DAY Campaign Mid-Year Report

Solar and Wind Increase 16% and Retain Status as Fastest Growing Sources of U.S. Electricity. They Now Provide Over One-Eight of Total Generation, as All Renewable Sources Combined Continue to Expand Their Lead Over coal and Nuclear Power.

Washington DC – Renewable energy sources (i.e., biomass, geothermal, hydropower, solar, wind) produced significantly more electricity than […]

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Latest FERC Data For First Half Of 2020:

Renewables Are 57.1% Of New U.S. Generating Capacity

Renewables Are Sole Source Of New Capacity In June Over The Next Three Years,

Renewables Will Add Over 56,000-MW Of New Capacity

Wind And Solar Will Each Provide A […]

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 […]