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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...

EIA Projects Renewables Will Account for Majority of Global Generation Increases

The U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) International Energy Outlook 2021 (IEO2021) report suggests that renewable resources – particularly solar and wind – will be...

Amidst COVID, Utility-Scale Wind Continues to Set Generation Records

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, electrical generation by the nation's utility-scale wind and solar plants continues to set new records - it was 35.1% greater...

Texas Leads the Way in Wind Power

In 2019, wind-powered generation contributed 84,400 GWh of electricity in Texas, an 11% increase from the 75,700 GWh generated in 2018.  Substantial growth in wind...

National GHG Emissions Fall 10 Percent Since 2005

Since 2005, national greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions have fallen by 10%, and power sector emissions have fallen by 27% - even as our economy...

Virginia Governor Signs the VCEA

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam has signed the Virginia Clean Economy Act (VCEA). The act passed in the state senate and the house of delegates in...

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...

Xcel Energy Sets Carbon-Cutting Record

Xcel Energy, an energy provider that powers millions of homes, says it hit a significant milestone in its goal to deliver 100% carbon-free electricity...

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