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US has its first month producing more renewable energy than coal

by Futures Centre, May 14
1 minute read

April 2019 saw the US generate more renewable electricity than its coal power plants.

Renewable Energy by Thomas Richter

Although coal will still be used when demand is high, the Energy Information Administration (EIA) expects a continued decline for the US coal industry.

The clean energy think tank Energy Innovation estimates that wind and solar could replace 86% of the US coal fleet by 2025.

 

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