EIA: U.S. Electricity from Renewables to Grow 1.8% in 2015

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This is an excerpt from EERE Network News, a weekly electronic newsletter.

August 05, 2015

The total amount of electricity generated by renewable energy sources in the United States will grow 1.8% this year, the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) estimates in a July 7 Short-Term Energy Outlook. According to EIA projections, nonhydropower renewable power generation will increase by 5.5% in 2015, while hydropower will decrease 2% in that period due to the effects of the California drought.

EIA expects continued growth in utility-scale solar power generation, which is projected to average 86 gigawatthours per day …read more

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