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U.S. solar production increases 25.4% in first half of 2018 over last year

U.S. solar production increases 25.4% in first half of 2018 over last year

Non-hydro renewable energy sources (biofuels, biomass, geothermal, solar, wind) set new U.S. records for both production and consumption in the first half of 2018, according to a SUN DAY Campaign analysis of data just released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA).

Source: Solar @ Work

By: Kelly Pickerel | September 28, 2018

LINK:  https://www.solarpowerworldonline.com/2018/09/u-s-solar-production-increases-25-4-in-first-half-of-2018-over-last-year

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Comment from David Rouse:

Reading the fine print!

“The expanded production and use of fossil fuels, which accounted for 77.83% of domestic production in the first half of 2018, have resulted in an increase of 3.28% in U.S. carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from energy consumption.”

David

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