We allow third parties to collect information which we use for business purposes, for more info read CCPA section in the privacy policy page.
Browsers may block some cookies by default. Click accept to allow advertising partners to use cookies and serve more relevant ads. Visit our privacy policy page for more information.
Source: ISTOCK

Renewable Energy Will Exceed Coal-Powered Energy This Month in U.S. for the First Time


Renewable energy has been on the rise in the U.S. for years — but this month, it's reaching new heights. As the Institute for Energy Economics & Financial Analysis (IEEFA) reported, the month of April 2019 is slated to be the first in U.S. history where renewable energy generates more electricity than coal-powered plants.

The IEEFA shared the news based on the U.S. Energy Information Administration's (EIA) report Short-Term Energy Outlook, which published the projected data on April 9. As the IEEFA explained, the renewable energy sector, which includes hydro, biomass, wind, solar, and geothermal energy, is expected to produce more electricity nationwide than coal in both April and in May of this year.