EIA report reveals 10% growth in renewables during first half of 2017

By Michelle Froese The latest issue of the U.S. Energy Information’s (EIA) “Monthly Energy Review ” (with data through June 30, 2017) reveals that domestic production and use of renewable energy sources (wind, solar, biofuels, biomass, geothermal, hydropower) continued to show strong growth during the first half of the year as the consumption of both nuclear power and fossil fuels declined.
Compared to 2016, wind production and use has grown by 15.65% in the first half of 2017, according to the latest EIA review.
Renewables accounted for 13.49% of domestic energy production during the first half of 2017 compared to 12.61% during the same period

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