05 Oct '16, 5pm

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Nuclear power is rapidly losing the race with renewable energy sources in the U.S., according to the nonprofit group SUN DAY Campaign, which cites two new reports from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA). The group says the EIA’s latest Monthly Energy Review (with data for the first half of this year) notes that during the first six months of 2016, renewable sources – e.g., biofuels, biomass, geothermal, hydropower, solar and wind – accounted for 5.242 quadrillion British thermal units (quads) of domestic energy production. This includes thermal, liquid and electrical forms of energy. By comparison, nuclear power provided only 4.188 quads – that is, renewables outpaced nuclear by more than 25%, adds SUN DAY. Meanwhile, FERC’s latest Energy Infrastructure Update (with data through the end of August) says the t...

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