Morocco Aims For 50% Renewable Energy By 2030

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 22 Jan 2021 06:55:31 +0000

Renewable energy creates about 35% of Morocco’s electricity needs, according to data from 2019. But the country is aiming to do much better

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Solar & Wind Power Growth In UK From 2012–2020 (Charts)

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 12 Jan 2021 00:03:18 +0000

At the end of 2020, I published a report on solar power, wind power, and fossil fuel power market share changes from 2010 to 2020. A helpful reader, Mike Dyke, directed me to UK data for the same period

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U.S. Renewable Energy Consumption Surpasses Coal For 1st Time In Over 130 Years

Credit to Author: U.S. Energy Information Administration| Date: Fri, 01 Jan 2021 02:05:26 +0000

In 2019, U.S. annual energy consumption from renewable sources exceeded coal consumption for the first time since before 1885, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) Monthly Energy Review. This outcome mainly reflects the continued decline in the amount of coal used for electricity generation over the past decade as well as growth in renewable energy, mostly from wind and solar

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Geopolitics Of Nuclear Generation Delayed Renewables By Decades To Fossil Fuel Industry Benefit, Our Detriment

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Mon, 28 Dec 2020 21:05:11 +0000

It’s deeply unfortunate that nuclear geopolitics massively extended our use of fossil fuels and hence the power of the fossil fuel industry to pivot to gas generation and delay renewables, but their time has come as well

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Renewables = 20.4% of US Electricity Generation

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 28 Dec 2020 04:57:38 +0000

In the first 10 months of 2020, renewable energy sources accounted for 20.4% of United States electricity generation. That’s up from 17.5% in the same time period in

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Solar & Wind = 74.6% of Expected US Power Capacity Growth in Next 3 Years (Charts)

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 21 Dec 2020 12:00:03 +0000

Last week, I published an update on US power capacity — new additions as well as total power capacity. The good news was that 100% of new capacity power in October was from renewable sources. The less good news was that only 21.7% of total power capacity is from wind, water, and solar power plants (only counting large-scale solar, not small-scale rooftop solar)

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Renewables = 20% of US Electricity Generation in First 3 Quarters of 2020

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 01 Dec 2020 02:53:46 +0000

In the first 3 quarters of 2020, while renewable energy accounted for 70% of new power capacity in the country, it still accounted for just 20.4% of total electricity generation in those 9 months

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Renewables = 70% of New US Power Capacity in 2020, Solar = 43%

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 30 Nov 2020 16:26:21 +0000

In the first three quarters of 2020, renewable energy — almost entirely solar and wind energy — accounted for 70% of new US power capacity, based on official utility-scale power plant data from FERC and small-scale solar power estimates from CleanTechnica

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

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 29 Nov 2020 00:17:22 +0000

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

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