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EIA: Renewables Will Comprise 22 Percent of Electricity Generation in 2022

U.S. electricity generation from renewable sources, such as hydropower, wind and solar, accounted for 20% of electricity generation both in 2020 and in 2021....

EIA: U.S. Market Saw 13 Percent Increase in Wind Production

In 2020, energy production in the United States fell by record amounts compared with 2019, mostly as a result of decreased economic activity during...

Renewables, Other Sources Account for 21 Percent of Energy Consumption in 2021

Fossil fuels – petroleum, natural gas, and coal – has accounted for 79% of the 97 quadrillion British thermal units (quads) of primary energy...

Wind Places as Second-Largest Electricity Generation Source at End of March

On March 29, wind turbines in the lower 48 states produced 2,017 GWh of electricity, making wind the second-largest source of electric generation for...

EIA: 7 GW of Wind Generating Capacity Will Be Added in 2022

The U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) January Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO) forecasts that rising electricity generation from renewable energy resources such as solar and...

Record Year in 2020 for Wind Turbine Installation in the U.S.

In both 2019 and 2020, project developers in the United States installed more wind power capacity than any other generating technology. According to data...

Renewable Energy Became Second Most Prevalent U.S. Electricity Source in 2020

In 2020, renewable energy sources – including wind, hydroelectric, solar, biomass and geothermal energy – generated a record 834 billion kWh of electricity, or...

U.S. Renewable Energy Increased in 2019

The production of U.S. energy from solar increased by 13.85% in 2019, while that from wind grew by 10.06%, according to a SUN DAY...
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With Five States In ’20 Percent And Up’ Club, Wind Thrives In Rural U.S.

Seeing as 99% of U.S. wind turbines are situated in rural areas, wind energy's steady growth has been accompanied by a surge of investment in rural America, says the American Wind Energy Association.

Most Of New U.S. Capacity Came From Renewable Energy Last Year

Although the concrete data for the final months of last year isn’t in yet, the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) says it expects renewable...

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