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Renewables = 15% Of US Electricity In May

July 28th, 2015 | by Zachary Shahan

Following our monthly electricity capacity report, here’s CleanTechnica‘s latest US electricity generation report, in which we add estimated rooftop solar [&hellip


Wave, Tidal, Hydro Can Provide 15% of US Electricity by 2030

January 18th, 2012 | by Andrew

The US Dept. of Energy today released two groundbreaking information resources on national hydro, wave and tidal energy resources. According to the reports - the most comprehensive of their kind to date - these water power resources, if developed, could supply 1/3 of total US electricity demand by 2030.


Tax Credit Extension Crucial to US Clean Energy Growth, Manufacturing & Jobs Revival

December 12th, 2011 | by Andrew

The US wind energy industry can create and save 54,000 jobs, including expanding the wind energy manufacturing sector by 1/3 to 46,000 jobs, according to the results of a study completed by Navigant Consulting. That's given a stable federal tax policy that includes extending the existing wind energy production tax credit (PTC) for another four years. The AWEA, along with US manufacturing industry groups, labor unions and environmental groups, is pushing for Congress to pass recently introduced legislation that would extend the PTC through



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