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U.S. Renewable Energy Capacity Beats Coal for the First Time

What's the future of coal? The answer may be blowing in the wind. Or running through our waters. Or, maybe it's at the end of a sunbeam.  Wherever the answer is found, the message is clear. Coal is on a downward trend in the U.S. and renewables are on the rise, according to a new report released by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, or FERC.  The report shows that renewable energies had slightly more installed capacity than coal, as CNN reported.  This means that power plants are capable of producing more energy from clean sources than they are from coal.  Read more...

 

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