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March 24, 2016

EIA reviews and enhances data and projections for wind and solar electricity

March 23, 2016

Wind adds the most electric generation capacity in 2015, followed by natural gas and solar

March 3, 2016

Crescent Dunes concentrating solar plant begins producing electricity

March 1, 2016

Solar, natural gas, wind make up most 2016 generation additions

February 5, 2016

California has nearly half of the nation’s solar electricity generating capacity

February 2, 2016

Electricity generation from renewable sources expected to grow 9% this year

December 17, 2015

Utility-scale solar in South Atlantic region dominated by North Carolina, Georgia

December 2, 2015

EIA electricity data now include estimated small-scale solar PV capacity and generation

September 14, 2015

Global solar photovoltaic manufacturing production slows in recent years

June 5, 2015

Proposed Clean Power Plan would accelerate renewable additions and coal plant retirements

May 28, 2015

Renewables share of U.S. energy consumption highest since 1930s

March 24, 2015

California first state to generate more than 5% of electricity from utility-scale solar

March 13, 2015

Total energy subsidies decline since 2010, with changes in support across fuel types

March 10, 2015

Scheduled 2015 capacity additions mostly wind and natural gas; retirements mostly coal

January 27, 2015

Hawaii’s electric system is changing with rooftop solar growth and new utility ownership

December 19, 2014

Power sector employment declines, except for renewable electricity generators

December 9, 2014

Increased solar and wind electricity generation in California are changing net load shapes

November 19, 2014

Solar photovoltaic output depends on orientation, tilt, and tracking

September 9, 2014

Natural gas, solar, and wind lead power plant capacity additions in first-half 2014

July 31, 2014

Nonhydro renewables now routinely surpass hydropower generation

June 25, 2014

California continues to set daily records for utility scale solar energy

April 18, 2014

Eleven states generated electricity from nonhydro renewables at double U.S. average

April 8, 2014

Half of power plant capacity additions in 2013 came from natural gas

January 31, 2014

NFL stadiums produce onsite energy with solar PV projects

December 20, 2013

U.S. electricity sales have decreased in four of the past five years

December 19, 2013

State Energy Profiles enhanced and renewables sections added

November 14, 2013

2013 completions of large solar thermal power plants mark technology gains

September 17, 2013

Most new residential solar PV projects in California program are not owned by homeowners

May 30, 2013

Feed-in tariff: A policy tool encouraging deployment of renewable electricity technologies

October 31, 2012

Utility-scale installations lead solar photovoltaic growth

October 24, 2012

New EIA data show total grid-connected photovoltaic solar capacity

August 20, 2012

Natural gas, renewables dominate electric capacity additions in first half of 2012

July 11, 2012

New transmission project will help California meet summer electric demand

May 15, 2012

Participation in electric net-metering programs increased sharply in recent years

May 9, 2012

Policies for compensating behind-the-meter generation vary by State

May 3, 2012

Renewable utility-scale electricity production differs by fuel among states

May 2, 2012

Electricity generation from non-hydro renewable sources varies by state

April 9, 2012

Shares of electricity generation from renewable energy sources up in many states

February 28, 2012

EIA projects U.S. non-hydro renewable power generation increases, led by wind and biomass

February 6, 2012

Renewable electricity generation in California includes variable and non-variable sources

February 3, 2012

Most states have Renewable Portfolio Standards

March 16, 2011

Concentrating solar power technologies offer utility-scale power production

March 10, 2011

Solar shipments up, prices down

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