Renewables grow 16.3% in first half of 2017 for new U.S. generation

By Kelly Pickerel The latest issue of the U.S. Energy Information’s (EIA) “Electric Power Monthly” (with data through June 30, 2017) reveals that renewable energy sources (i.e., biomass, geothermal, hydropower, solar – inc. small-scale PV, and wind) remain in a statistical dead heat with nuclear power vis-à-vis their respective shares of the nation’s electrical generation, with each providing roughly 20% of the total.
During the six-month period (January – June), renewables surpassed nuclear power in three of those months (March, April, and May) while nuclear power took the lead in the other three. In total, according to EIA’s data, utility-scale renewables plus small-scale solar

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