Renewables generated more electricity than coal for the first time in US history

For the first time in US history, renewables produced more electricity than King Coal. The Energy Information Administration estimates renewables outperformed coal by 16% in April and will generate 1.4% more in May. Now while this is not going to carry through the rest of the year (renewable generation will decrease with less sunlight during winter), 2020 is projected to see parity between renewables and coal across the entire year.


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