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Independent Local News Organization

Journalist for nearly a decade with keen interest in local energy policies for cities and national efforts to facilitate a renewable revolution. 

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  • May 14, 2020
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Coal generation has fallen to a 42-year low in the U.S. as renewable generation is now poised to pass the fossil fuel. This news comes after a 16% generation decline, the largest in coal's history. As wind and solar pick-up momentum, more headlines like this should be expected, however, it will be interesting to see whether the pandemic has any impact on 2020's numbers and the trajectory of the renewable sources. 

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