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EIA: U.S. Renewables Generation Doubles Since 2008


Industry Segment: Power | Word Count: 938 Words
Attachment: Planned 2019 Renewable Power Project Starts

SUGAR LAND--March 20, 2019--Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas)--The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) reports that between 2008 and 2018, renewable energy generation in the U.S. rose from 382 million megawatt-hours (MWh) to 742 million MWh, nearly doubling. Nearly 90% of this increase came from wind and solar generation. Renewables provided 17.6% of power generated in the U.S. in 2018. This seems on track to increase even more in the coming years. Industrial Info is tracking more than $82.5 billion in renewable energy projects that are set to kick off in the U.S. in 2019. The Southwest market region leads in terms project value, with $17.2 billion in planned projects, followed by the Midwest region, with $15.4 billion, and the Rocky Mountains region, with $13.5 billion.

Within this article: Details of major renewable projects planned to kick off in the U.S. in 2019

Companies featured: Xcel Energy Incorporated (NASDAQ:XEL), NextEra Energy Incorporated (NYSE:NEE), General Electric (NYSE:GE), AECOM (NYSE:ACM), Dominion Energy Incorporated (NYSE:D), First Solar Incorporated (NASDAQ:FSLR)

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