EIA: Scheduled 2015 utilities capacity additions will be mostly wind and natural gas
Natural Gas Replacing Coal
The Energy Information Administration (EIA) expects electrical generating companies to add more than 20 gigawatts (GW) of utility-scale generating capacity to the power grid in 2015. An estimated 91% of those new additions (18.2 GW) will come from a combination of wind (9.8 GW), natural gas (6.3 GW) and solar (2.2 GW), with the rest coming from other fuel sources like nuclear power, according to the EIA. Nearly 16 GW of generating c...


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