Renewable energy surges past nuclear for 1st time in decades

Washington • The United States in March and April got more electricity from renewable sources than nuclear power for the first time in decades. The U.S. Energy Information Administration said Thursday that electricity production from utility-scale renewable sources exceeded nuclear generation in both March and April. That’s the first time renewable sources have outpaced nuclear since 1984. The growth in renewables was fueled by scores of new wind turbines and solar farms, as well as recent incre...

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