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May 03

Renewable Energy Sources Now Almost One-Fifth Of The Nation’s Total Generating Capacity

WIND + SOLAR PROVIDE MAJORITY OF NEW GENERATING CAPACITY IN FIRST QUARTER 2017   Washington DC – According to the latest issue of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC) monthly “Energy Infrastructure Update” (with data through March 31, 2017), wind and solar provided 50.84% of the new electrical generating capacity added to the U.S. grid during …

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Mar 20

IN FEBRUARY, SOLAR + WIND = 81% OF NEW U.S. ELECTRICAL GENERATING CAPACITY

RENEWABLE SOURCES PROVIDE 92% OF NEW CAPACITY FOR FIRST TWO MONTHS OF 2014    According to the latest “Energy Infrastructure Update” report from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s Office of Energy Projects, wind and solar provided 80.9% of new installed U.S. electrical generating capacity for the month of February. Five new “units” of wind provided …

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Feb 24

Microgrid

Did I Just See Energy History Made in Atlanta? Every once in awhile, after  a lot of humdrum news, something really cool comes along, the kind of thing that can reshape the energy industry. That’s what might have happened last week in Atlanta at the 27thAnnual Campus Energy Conference of the International District Energy Association …

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Feb 21

RENEWABLE ENERGY OFF TO A FAST START IN 2014

99% OF NEW U.S. ELECTRICAL GENERATING CAPACITY IN JANUARY FROM SOLAR, GEOTHERMAL, WIND, BIOMASS According to the latest “Energy Infrastructure Update” report from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s Office of Energy Projects, non-hydro renewable energy sources (i.e., biomass, geothermal, solar, wind) accounted for more than 99% of all new domestic electrical generating capacity installed during January …

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Dec 19

RENEWABLE ENERGY PROVIDES 100% OF ALL NEW U.S. ELECTRICAL GENERATING CAPACITY IN NOVEMBER 2013

FERC’s LATEST DATA UNDERMINES EIA’s PROJECTIONS OF SLOW RENEWABLE ENERGY GROWTH TO 2040 According to the latest “Energy Infrastructure Update” report from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s Office of Energy Projects, solar, biomass, wind, geothermal, and hydropower “units” provided 394 MW – or 100% – of all new electrical generation placed in-service in November 2013. There was …

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