Electrical generation by the mix of hydro and non-hydro renewables may soon permanently overtake nuclear power by 2020, as reported in the March 6th edition of Solar Industry news. The growth in solar generation over the past decade has been staggering. Electrical generation by solar – utility-scale and distributed, combined – in 2018 was more than 100 times greater than that reported by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) a decade earlier. See full article.
Interesting data on solar and wind’s contribution to reducing CO2 emissions since 2005. Click on link for full article published by Solar Industry magazine, Oct. 30, 2018.
From 2008 through 2017, there was a 39-fold growth in annual solar generation, representing an increase of 75,123 GWh, according to a new report from Environment America, “Renewables on the Rise: A Decade of Progress Toward a Clean Energy Future.” Includes other important solar industry data, as seen in Solar Industry News article, July 17, 2018. Read full article