Elon Musk: “The US Is Moving Toward Sustainable Energy”

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sun, 27 Sep 2020 20:08:21 +0000

During Tesla’s annual shareholder meeting and Battery Day event, CEO Elon Musk said something that should have dominated headlines: “The US is moving toward sustainable energy.”

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Coal Dropped from 26.9% of US Electricity to 17.7% in 2 Years — So Much For Trump Saving Coal

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 27 Sep 2020 02:02:21 +0000

Electricity from coal power plants has declined from 26.9% of US electricity generation in the first 7 months of 2018 to 17.7% of US electricity in the first 7 months of 2020. Furthermore, that’s down from 33% in 2015, 39% in 2014, 45% in 2010, and 50% in

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Renewables Crushing Coal — Won 100 Days Already In 2020 (USA)

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Thu, 28 May 2020 00:00:56 +0000

If you need some good news at a time when there’s plenty of the less-good sort, try this: Renewable energy is crossing some really important milestones in its contribution to the US power sector

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Renewables Crushing Coal — 100 Days Already In 2020 In USA

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Thu, 28 May 2020 00:00:56 +0000

If you need some good news at a time when there’s plenty of the less-good sort, try this: Renewable energy is crossing some really important milestones in its contribution to the US power sector

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US Electricity: Solar Up 15%, Wind Up 9%

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 10 Jan 2020 03:00:23 +0000

“Small-scale solar photovoltaics (e.g., rooftop solar systems) alone grew by 19.22% YTD. Compared to all other energy sources, solar-generated electricity has enjoyed the fastest growth rate thus far in 2019.” Natural gas generation grew by 6.71%, nuclear energy generation grew by 0.8%, and coal-generated electricity generation declined by 14.46%

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