How renewable energy generated more electricity than coal in the dead of winter

How renewable energy generated more electricity than coal in the dead of winter

The unthinkable occurred in the U.S. last month: In the dead of winter, renewable energy (utility-scale solar, wind and hydropower) generated more electricity than did coal plants. This has never happened before. Specifically, according to data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA’s) new hourly electric grid monitor, renewables generated 56,981,597 megawatt-hours of electricity during […]

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An automated, searchable database of all U.S. electricty rates is being built by WattBuy, NREL

An automated, searchable database of all U.S. electricty rates is being built by WattBuy, NREL

Artist’s rendering of the database. WattBuy, an energy intelligence service that enables consumers to make smarter choices about their electricity provider, and the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) announced a new project to automatically collect and make public a searchable database of all electricity rates in the U.S. NREL will publicly share […]

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