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2019 Could Be The Year Wind Beats Hydro For U.S. Electrical Generation

An analysis by the SUN DAY Campaign of the latest forecast data released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) confirms continued...
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AWEA: Trump Executive Orders ‘Miss A Major Opportunity’

The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) says new executive orders issued by President Donald Trump on energy infrastructure are a missed opportunity...
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AWEA: U.S. Wind Grew 8% Last Year, With Texas Leading The Way

U.S. wind power now supports 114,000 American jobs, over 500 domestic factories, and more than $1 billion per year in revenue for...

Bill Proposes ITC Eligibility For Energy Storage

U.S. Rep. Mike Doyle, D-Pa., has proposed a bill that would create an investment tax credit (ITC) for energy storage systems.
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Merkley, Grassley Push For Wind Funding

U.S. Sens. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., and Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, are leading a bipartisan push for more federal wind energy funding.
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Enel Talks U.S. Wind And Solar: Trends, Opportunities And The Hot Texas Market

This year, Enel Green Power North America (EGPNA) began constructing a pair of Texas solar and wind projects that are poised to...
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With Wind And Solar Costs Dropping, U.S. Enters ‘Coal Cost Crossover’

According to new research, the U.S. has entered a "coal cost crossover," meaning the majority of existing coal plants are increasingly more...
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FERC Seeks Input On Improvements To Transmission Incentives Policy

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) is seeking comments on possible improvements to its electric transmission incentives policy.FERC...
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EIA: U.S. Renewable Electricity Generation Has Doubled In 10 Years

Renewable generation provided a new record of 742 million MWh of electricity in 2018, which is nearly double the 382 million MWh...
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Latest EIA Numbers Show Wind, Hydro Are Neck And Neck For Electrical Generation

An analysis by the nonprofit SUN DAY Campaign of data released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) confirms continued strong growth...

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