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Renewable Energy Plays Growing Role in Reducing Coal, Natural Gas Generation

In the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) latest Short-Term Energy Outlook, it expects that increased U.S. power generation from new renewables capacity – mostly...

EIA: 24 Percent of Power Generation Originated from Renewables in H1 2022

In the first six months of 2022, 24% of U.S. utility-scale electricity generation came from renewable sources, based on data from U.S. Energy Information...

EIA Predicts Battery Storage Capacity Will Grow Significantly to 30 GW by 2025

Developers and power plant owners plan to significantly increase utility-scale battery storage capacity in the United States over the next three years, reaching 30...

Construction Costs Decrease for Solar

Construction costs for solar photovoltaic systems continued to decrease in the United States in 2020; the capacity-weighted average fell 8% compared with 2019, according...

Homes in the West, Northeast Represent Largest Share of Small-Scale Solar

In 2020, 3.7% of U.S. single-family homes, including mobile homes, generated electricity from small-scale solar systems (solar panels installed on a home or building),...

Renewables Contribute to Downward Shift in Carbon Intensity of Power Generation

From 2016 to 2020, the carbon intensity of U.S. power generation fell 18%, driven by a shift in the U.S. electricity generation mix away...

EIA: Nearly a Quarter of Generation Came From Renewable Energy in H1 2022

In the first six months of 2022, 24% of U.S. utility-scale electricity generation came from renewable sources, based on data from the U.S. Energy...

EIA Reports Record Number of Solar Panel Shipments in 2021

U.S. shipments of solar photovoltaic (PV) modules rose to a record electricity-generating capacity of 28.8 million peak kilowatts in 2021, from 21.8 million peak...

EIA Predicts 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 Finds Nearly 20 Percent of Planned PV Delayed in First Half of 2022

Power plant developers plan to install 17.8 GW of utility-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) generating capacity in 2022, according to U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA)...

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