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Almost 30% Of Distributed Solar Capacity Is Owned By Third Parties

December 9th, 2016 | by U.S. Energy Information Administration

Distributed solar capacity in the United States, which includes all solar power capacity other than utility-scale installations 1 MW or larger, totaled 12.3 gigawatts (GW) as of September. About 30% of that amount (3.7 GW) was owned by third-party owners.


The Effects Of The Clean Power Plan

June 24th, 2016 | by U.S. Energy Information Administration

Originally published on EIA. By Laura Martin and Jeffrey Jones The Clean Power Plan (CPP) [1] rule, issued under Section [&hellip


Coal Mine Starts Continue To Decline

September 29th, 2015 | by U.S. Energy Information Administration

Originally published by the US Energy Information Administration The number of new and reactivated coal mines that began production in [&hellip


The State Leading The US In EV Adoption Is…

December 12th, 2014 | by U.S. Energy Information Administration

Originally published on EIA. In 2013, there were about 70,000 battery electric vehicles (EVs) and 104,000 plug-in hybrid electric vehicles [&hellip


Geothermal Energy Use In The Western US

September 26th, 2014 | by U.S. Energy Information Administration

US Energy Information Administration Principal Contributor: Fred Mayes Geothermal energy has been a small, but consistent, source of electricity in the [&hellip



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