Renewable Energy 99 percent of all new U.S. generation capacity in October

 

In the latest Edition of Penn Energy the Editorial Staff as repoted: according to the latest “Energy Infrastructure Update” report from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission‘s Office of Energy Projects, solar, biomass, and wind “units” provided 694 MW of new electrical generating capacity last month or 99.3% of all new power generation placed in-service (the balance of 5 MW was provided by oil.)

Twelve new solar units accounted for 504 MW or 72.1% of all new electrical generating capacity in October 2013 followed by four biomass units (124 MW – 17.7%) and two wind units (66 MW – 9.4%).

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