Published on April 20th, 2014 | by Zachary Shahan28
92.1% of New Electricity Capacity From Renewables In 1st Quarter of 2014
April 20th, 2014 by Zachary Shahan
Marking renewable energy project growth is fun and exciting, but more important is to put it into broader perspective. How much is renewable energy growing compared to other sources? How much of our electricity capacity and supply does it account for right now? How much is it cutting our use of fossil fuels? This Solar Love repost answers some of those questions for the US market. Enjoy!
If you love solar, you’re going to love electricity capacity trends in the US. In the first quarter of 2014, over 51% of new electricity generation capacity came from solar (51% excludes small and medium rooftop solar projects), and renewable energy…
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