Wind and solar generation are steadily growing in the U.S.

According to a new report released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), wind and solar electric generation reached or exceeded 20% of total generation in 10 states in 2017. This includes small-scale solar photovoltaics.

Source: EIA

Facts Summary:

Total annual generation (TAG) from wind and solar in the US, overall, reached an average of 8% for 2017.

TAG peaked at 11% in April 2017.

The highest share of combined monthly wind and solar in-state electricity generation exceeded 50% in Iowa and Kansas.

Source: EIA

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