Renewables Rising: Wind, Solar, Geothermal and Biomass Will Top Hydropower in 2014

Renewables Rising: Wind, Solar, Geothermal and Biomass Will Top Hydropower in 2014 : Greentech Media

Wind, solar, geothermal and biomass are surpassing hydropower as the dominant forms of renewable electricity. And according to data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration, this new ranking is expected to last throughout the rest of 2014 and beyond.

April was the eighth consecutive month that non-hydro renewable generation exceeded hydropower, according to EIA. Non-hydro resources also include geothermal and biomass, although wind and solar dominate the growth in renewables.

via Renewables Rising: Wind, Solar, Geothermal and Biomass Will Top Hydropower in 2014 : Greentech Media.



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