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Renewable Energy Provides 100 Percent of New Electrical Generation in July

August 28, 2014 by Tom Schueneman
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Renewables and New Generation

Data from the latest Energy Infrastructure Update report just released from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s Office of Energy Projects shows that 100 percent of new U.S. electrical generating capacity put into service for July came from renewable energy sources.[read more]

Nearly 100% of New Generating Capacity This Year is Advanced Energy

August 26, 2014 by Lexie Briggs

Advanced Energy and Generating Capacity

Advanced energy is on the march. A new report from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) shows that, of all the new electric generating capacity installed in the U.S. since January, more than 97 percent was advanced energy.[read more]

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What are the Capacity Factor Impacts on New Installed Renewable Power Generation Capacities?

August 4, 2014 by John Miller
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Renewables and Power Generation

A FERC report indicates that new Renewable Power capacity made up 55.7% of all new power in the first half of 2014. This is an outstanding trend for reducing future emissions. How accurate is this reported expansion of new Renewable Power compared to Non-renewable Power actual generation capacities?[read more]

Solar and Other Renewables Maintain Lead in U.S. Generating Capacity Installed

July 24, 2014 by Rosana Francescato
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The latest “Energy Infrastructure Update” reports that renewable energy sources provided 55.7% of new installed U.S. electrical generating capacity in the first half of 2014, with solar coming in at 1,131 MW. The trend is expected to continue, both in the U.S. and globally.[read more]

Renewables Projected To Add Triple The Capacity Of New Fossil Fuel Plants By 2030

July 3, 2014 by Joseph Romm
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Renewables Outpacing Fossil Fuels?

The “world is already adding more renewable-energy capacity each year than fossil fuel capacity,” Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) explained earlier this year. And BNEF’s just-released 2030 Market Outlook projects that disparity will skyrocket.[read more]

Renewables Account for 37 Percent of All New Electrical Generating Capacity in 2013

January 30, 2014 by Tom Schueneman

Renewables Generating Capacity

According to the just-released Energy Infrastructure Update report from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Office of Energy Projects, 37 percent of all new U.S. electrical generation deployed in 2013 came from renewable sources.[read more]