Renewable energy accounts for 40% of new energy generation in the US

Report shows that clean energy has made strong progress this year The U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has released its new Energy Infrastructure Update report, highlighting progress being made in the country’s energy make up and the role that renewable energy is playing therein. The report shows that the amount of electrical power being produced from renewable resources is on the rise. The clean power sector has seen dramatic growth over the past two years and several new energy projects came online at the end of 2013 that have bolstered…

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Renewable energy excelling at record speed

Green energy technology currently generates over 20 percent of electricity around the globe. According to a new report from the International Energy Agency (IEA), the capacity of renewable energy sources, such as solar and wind power, expanded at the fastest rate ever in 2013, producing 22 percent of the world’s electricity. Over $250 billion was invested in clean generating systems last year. That said, while the speed of growth has been tremendous, it is anticipated to slow down. This is partly due to politicians who are becoming uneasy about subsidy…

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Renewable energy capacity makes progress in the US

New report highlights new energy capacity A new report from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission shows that renewable energy made strong progress in the U.S. during November. Energy projects throughout the country have been finding a large amount of support recently, which has helped them thrive in a time when the demand for alternative energy sources has begun growing exponentially. Developers have been able to take advantage of favorable incentives that have helped their projects make an impact on the country’s energy plans. 100% of energy capacity in November came…

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