Renewables Made up All New Us Electricity Generating Capacity in April

Source: Electrek »

Wind, solar, and hydropower provided 100% of the 1,328 megawatts (MW) of new US electrical generating capacity added in April, according to data released by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC).

Further, according to Solar Power World:

Renewable energy sources have accounted for 5,113 MW — or 56.3% — of the 9,082 MW added during the first four months of this year. Thirty-two new “units” of wind (totaling 3,104 MW) were added to the United States’ total energy generating capacity accompanied by 110 units of solar (1,973 MW), six units of hydropower (25 MW), and two units of biomass (11 MW)…

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