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Top 10 States For Renewable Energy, & Their Renewable Energy Splits

November 28th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

The U.S. Energy Information Administration recently published a special short profile on New York's renewable energy leadership and split. What I found particularly interesting in the piece, though, was the variation in renewable energy splits in the different top states


Texas Wind Power Growth 2010–2019 — 6% to 18% of Texas Electricity

October 16th, 2020 | by U.S. Energy Information Administration

In 2019, wind-powered generation contributed 84.4 thousand gigawatt-hours (GWh) of electricity in Texas, an 11% increase from the 75.7 thousand GWh generated in 2018. Wind power accounted for 18% of the electricity generated in Texas in 2019, compared with 6% in


US Wind Power Grows 31% in Q4, 17% in 2011, but Expiring Production Tax Credit Threatens Future Gains

January 27th, 2012 | by Andrew

US wind power capacity surged 31% in 4Q and 17% annually in 2011, according to the AWEA's latest industry report. Wind energy now supplies 20% of electricity in Iowa and South Dakota, while more than 100 wind projects in 31 states and Puerto Rico are under construction at present. Looming expiration of the wind power PTC threatens the economic growth and job creation that's under way, however



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