Most revealing U.S. power industry charts from 2019 – with a snapshot of 2020
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Kent Knutson is a market specialist focusing on energy industry intelligence for Hitachi ABB Power Grids Enterprise Software Product Group. He has more than 30 years of experience designing and...
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Natural gas, wind, and solar (GWS) continue to dominate the power generation sector in the United States. Currently, the three resources account for more than 93% of all planned generation projects in the country. The low cost of natural gas and the continued decline in the cost of wind and solar technology are the primary drivers behind the buildout. The early retirement of coal-fueled capacity has also contributed heavily to the growth in natural gas power and renewables.