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Renewable Electricity Generation up Considerably in Most US States

  Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Form EIA-923, Power Plant Operations Report.  Notes: Non-hydroelectric renewables include generation from wind, solar, geothermal, and other renewable sources such as wood and wood wastes, municipal solid wastes, landfill gas, etc. Data for 2011 are preliminary.  Non-hydroelectric renewable generation has increased in many states over the past … [continued]