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EIA Projects Solar Generation Will Account for 20 Percent of U.S. Electricity by 2050

According to U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) Electric Power Annual, solar power has accounted for 3% of U.S. electricity generation from all sources in...

Renewables Will Make Up Majority of Global Generation Increases, EIA Projects

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

Longest-Operating Solar Thermal Facility Retires Nearly Entire Capacity

The Solar Energy Generating Systems (SEGS) facility in California’s Mojave Desert recently retired five of its solar plants (SEGS 3 through 7) and plans...

U.S. Solar Photovoltaic Module Shipments Increase Over Last Year

Despite the global COVID-19 pandemic, U.S shipments of solar photovoltaic (PV) modules reached a record high of 21.8 million peak kilowatts in 2020 -...

Solar Electricity Generation Curtailments Increase in California

Curtailments of solar-powered electricity generation have increased in the California Independent System Operator (CAISO) region. In 2020, CAISO curtailed 1.5 million MWh of utility-scale...

Adapture Renewables Brings Texas Solar Project Online

Adapture Renewables Inc., a solar project developer, owner and operator, has completed Catan Solar, a 13 MW DC solar project in Runge, Texas.  Adapture Renewables...

2020 Solar Generation Sets Utility-Scale 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...

Greenhouse Gas Emissions Fall Despite Growing Economy

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

Northam Signs the Virginia Clean Economy Act

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. Production and Consumption of 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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