Electrical generation by US renewables grew by 17%

Electrical generation by wind increased by 22%, according to a report

Big Zero Report 2022

Renewable energy sources in the US increased their electrical output by 17.5% in the first eight months of the year.

According to a new report by the SUN DAY Campaign, renewables have provided 23.3% of total US electrical generation compared to 20.6% a year earlier.

For the eight-month period, electrical generation by wind increased by 22% and provided 10% of total electrical generation.

Solar sources grew by 26% and provided 5% of the nation’s electrical output, the report suggests.

During the first two-thirds of 2022, renewable energy sources out-produced both coal and nuclear power by 17% and 32% respectively.

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