29 Aug '16, 6pm

SUN DAY Campaign: U.S. #renewableenergy sources set records for domestic electrical generation

SUN DAY Campaign: U.S. #renewableenergy sources set records for domestic electrical generation

U.S. renewable energy sources set a series of records for domestic electrical generation during the first half of this year, according to nonprofit SUN DAY Campaign. Citing statistics from the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) latest “Electric Power Monthly” report, which includes data for the first six months of 2016, the SUN DAY Campaign says net U.S. electrical generation from non-hydro utility-scale renewables (i.e., biomass, geothermal, solar and wind) increased by 17.0% compared with the first half of 2015. Output from conventional hydropower also rose by 11.8%. Combined, generation from all utility-scale renewable sources increased by 14.5% in the first half of this year compared with the same period in 2015. SUN DAY says utility-scale electrical generation from renewable sources hit an all-time high of 16.55% of total domestic generation – a sizable in...

Full article: http://nawindpower.com/u-s-renewable-energy-fared-quite-w...

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