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power generation


Report: Decarbonization of World’s 50 Most Influential Power Companies Bleak

Two reports analyzing energy transitions toward low-carbon resources released this week offer mixed assessments of how the power industry is faring in efforts to tamp down carbon emissions.  The World Benchmarking…


Wind Energy Leads U.S. Power Generation Growth

The trade group representing the U.S. wind energy industry says the sector emerged as the top provider of new utility-scale power generation in the nation in 2019, with 9.1 GW…


The Year Wind Surpassed Hydro as the Top Renewable in the U.S.
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Annual wind power generation exceeded hydroelectric generation for the first time in 2019, according to data published by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) on Feb. 26, making wind the…


Electric Power Generation: Coal Is Currently a Vital Component
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Over the past decade, there has been a significant change in the U.S. system of power generation in the lower 48 states. The major factors that resulted in these changes…


Is Carbon Pricing the Key to a Clean Energy Future? [PODCAST]
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The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) has proposed incorporating the social cost of carbon into the wholesale price of electricity. According to an October-released study conducted by the consulting…