Report: Renewable Energy Capacity Now Exceeds Coal in U.S.

This Yale Environment 360 article discusses how renewable energy now generates more electricity than coal in the U.S. Renewable energy now generates more electricity in the United States than coal. Solar, wind, hydropower, biomass, and geothermal totaled 21.56 percent of U.S. generating capacity as of April, according to a report from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). Coal, meanwhile, accounted for just 21.55 percent of capacity, down from 23.04 percent last year.

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