Renewable energy delivers 70 percent of new generating capacity in 1st half of 2015
from Energy Collective
According to the recently released Energy Infrastructure Update from the Office of Energy Projects at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, renewable energy sources accounted for 69.75 percent of new electrical generation placed into service in the first six months of 2015. Wind provided more than half (50.64 percent) of all new capacity, or 1,969 megawatts thus far this year from 18 generating "units." Solar followed with 549 MW (71 units), biomass with 128 MW (7 units), geothermal steam with 45 MW (1 unit), and hydropower with 21 MW (1 unit).
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