TITLE

Revved-Up RENEWABLES

AUTHOR(S)
Wamsted, Dennis
PUB. DATE
November 2007
SOURCE
Electric Perspectives;Nov/Dec2007, Vol. 32 Issue 6, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the different renewables for utility planning. As of November 2007, 24 states and the District of Columbia set standards requiring electricity providers to get a certain percentage of their power from renewables beginning a target date. In 2006, wind power capacity in the U.S. grew by 27% making it the fastest-growing in the world. The U.S. solar energy industry is also growing. Biomass on the other hand is the country's largest nonhydro renewable electricity source.
ACCESSION #
27570048

 

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