EIA: More than Half of New 2023 U.S. Power Capacity to be Solar

EIA: More than Half of New 2023 U.S. Power Capacity to be Solar

EIA: More than Half of New 2023 U.S. Power Capacity to be Solar

February 7, 2023--Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas)--According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), developers plan to add more than 54 gigawatts (GW) of new power generation to the U.S. this year. More than half of this (54%) will be new solar power capacity. Battery storage will account for the second-highest new capacity at 17%.

According to the EIA, developers plan to install more than 29 GW of solar generation in the U.S. this year. Most of this will be in Texas and California, which account for about 41% of planned solar capacity.

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