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EIA: Renewables Accounted For Majority Of New U.S. Capacity In 2016

Posted by Joseph Bebon on January 11, 2017

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 generation capacity to have accounted for most of the 2016 capacity additions in the country. In [Read More]

States’ Clean Energy Options Are Key To Attracting Big Businesses

Posted by Joseph Bebon on January 10, 2017

U.S. states that are investing in clean domestic energy production are also the most likely to attract major businesses, creating thousands of jobs in their communities, concludes a new report jointly released by the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) and [Read More]

Renewables Industry ‘More Than Ready’ For N.Y. Nuclear Plant Closure

Posted by Joseph Bebon on January 09, 2017

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, D-N.Y., has announced the closure of a 2 GW nuclear power plant in New York by April 2021. Renewable energy advocates have applauded the decision and say it provides an opportunity to further bolster solar and [Read More]

NREL Study Details Continued Growth Of U.S. Renewables

Posted by Joseph Bebon on November 23, 2016

A new report from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) further verifies what many other studies have found: Renewable energy has continued to flourish in the U.S. According to NREL, its 2015 Renewable Energy Data Book shows that U.S. renewable [Read More]

EIA: Renewables To Become Bigger Part Of North American Power Mix

Posted by Joseph Bebon on August 03, 2016

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) projects that the North American share of energy generation from renewable and nuclear energy sources will grow from 38% in 2015 to 45% in 2025. The agency says this projection assumes the Clean Power [Read More]