29 Oct '12, 5pm

Best of times, worst of times: #Renewables contribute all new U.S. generation in Sept: #windworks

Wind power and renewable energy in general once again made themselves known among the top players on the power generation landscape last month: wind power and solar contributed every megawatt of new generating capacity that was installed in the U.S. during September, according to a monthly report from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). But the good news for renewable energy only highlighted wind power’s complicated story of 2012. The Energy Infrastructure Update for September 2012 , produced by FERC’s Office of Energy Projects, reported that a total of 433 MW of new electric generating capacity came on line last month, with 300 MW coming from wind projects and 133 from new solar facilities. With over 51,000 MW now installed, wind comprises 4.43 percent of the U.S.’s generation mix, the report showed. Wind power has long established itself as a conventional en...

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