12 Aug '18, 5pm

#US Renewables Are Closing In on Nuclear Generation

Nuclear power’s tenure as the leading source of zero-carbon electricity may be coming to an end. After decades of stalled nuclear plant development and the recent surge of increasingly cheap wind and solar deployments, the newcomers are pulling ahead. In the first five months of 2018, renewables produced 20.17 percent of U.S. electricity and nuclear produced 20.14 percent, according to Energy Information Administration data compiled by Ken Bossong of the Sun Day Campaign. A similar record was hit in the first three months of 2017. In the two most recent months included in the data set, April and May, renewables outproduced nuclear by more than 10 percent. To be fair, the renewables category here encompasses wind, hydropower, large- and small-scale solar, geothermal and biomass. Nuclear still more than doubles the generation of the second-largest single clean energy source,...

Full article: https://www.greentechmedia.com/articles/read/us-renewable...

Tweets

US Renewables Are Closing In on Nuclear Generation

greentechmedia.com 09 Aug '18, 11am

Nuclear power’s tenure as the leading source of zero-carbon electricity may be coming to an end. After decades of stalled ...

#Renewables Produced More U.S. Energy (20.17%) ...

greentechmedia.com 09 Aug '18, 3pm

Nuclear power’s tenure as the leading source of zero-carbon electricity may be coming to an end. After decades of stalled ...

'Renewables can be the locomotive of Chile's de...

rechargenews.com 12 Aug '18, 8pm

When Chilean president Sebastián Piñera was inaugurated for a second time in March this year, he inherited a very differen...

Crocs Are Closing Their Last Manufacturing Plants

Crocs Are Closing Their Last Manufacturing Plants

sneakerfreaker.com 13 Aug '18, 1am

Depending on where you sit on a whole variety of spectrums, the news that Crocs are closing down their remaining manufactu...

Heatwave hits European wind energy but boosts s...

renewableenergymagazine.com 14 Aug '18, 10am

While available wind resources have declined, solar plant performance in many European markets has increased, providing an...

Heatwave hits European wind energy but boosts s...

renewableenergymagazine.com 14 Aug '18, 10am

While available wind resources have declined, solar plant performance in many European markets has increased, providing an...

Europe’s Nuclear Reactors Fall Victim to the He...

earthisland.org 10 Aug '18, 6pm

Go Back: Home > Earth Island Journal > Latest News > Post and Comments Latest News Europe’s Nuclear Reactors Fall Victim t...

EIA Data Undermines Trump's Love Affair With Coal & Nuclear

EIA Data Undermines Trump's Love Affair With Co...

cleantechnica.com 13 Aug '18, 2pm

Specifically, the United States’ renewable energy sources — consisting of biomass, geothermal, hydropower, solar, and wind...

UK Risks Missing Clean Energy Targets, Despite Recent Renewables Growth

UK Risks Missing Clean Energy Targets, Despite ...

greentechmedia.com 10 Aug '18, 10am

A bumper year for renewable generation capacity in 2017 has put the U.K. on course to meet its target for renewable-produc...

Upgrading The Grid To Make The Integration Of Renewables Easier & Cheaper

Upgrading The Grid To Make The Integration Of R...

cleantechnica.com 14 Aug '18, 10am

First, renewable energy producers — including wind — and grid operators need to work together more closely. Defining the f...

Power Generation Modules Mix and Match Wind, Water, and Hand Cranks

Power Generation Modules Mix and Match Wind, Wa...

hackaday.com 13 Aug '18, 6pm

The hand crank is straightforward in concept, but key to usability was selecting a DC gearmotor with a gear ratio that mad...

China promoting own technical standards to aid ...

channelnewsasia.com 10 Aug '18, 1am

SHANGHAI: China's State Council said it would promote the use of China's nuclear industry's independent technological stan...

Latest renewables news hot off the press August...

renewableenergymagazine.com 14 Aug '18, 8pm

HPE to build supercomputer for federal renewable energy research zdnet.com Can Offshore Wind Turbines Succeed in the Great...

Federal Stats Show Renewables Provide More Elec...

solarindustrymag.com 03 Aug '18, 2pm

Citing concerns about “national security” and “grid reliability,” the Trump administration is weighing options for subsidi...

N Korea, US spar over nuclear deal at Singapore forum

N Korea, US spar over nuclear deal at Singapore...

malaysiakini.com 05 Aug '18, 7am

North Korea and the United States on Saturday sparred over an agreement reached at a landmark summit in June for the Asian...