Bloomberg Energy News: A Renewables Revolution is Toppling the Dominance of Fossil Fuels in US Power
(News items like this come across my desk every week. Renewable sources could be an economic development boon for OPPD Subdistrict 4 - Rick)
Renewable energy was the biggest source of new power added to U.S. electricity grids last year as falling prices and government incentives made wind and solar increasingly viable alternatives to fossil fuels.
Developers installed 16 gigawatts of clean energy in 2015, or 68 percent of all new capacity, Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) said in its Sustainable Energy in America Factbook (http://www.bcse.org/sustainableenergyfactbook.html) released on February 4th with the Business Council for Sustainable Energy. That was the second straight year that clean power eclipsed fossil fuels.Read more