Gallery: Report Reveals America Now Receives More Power From Renewable ...


A recent report published by the U.S. Energy Information Administration reveals that America now receives more of its energy from renewable sources than it does from nuclear generation plants. In the first three months of 2011, the country’s biomass/biofuel, hydropower, wind, geothermal, and solar energy generation plants produced a combined 2.245 quadrillion Btus of energy or 11.73 percent of U.S. energy production. During the same period, nuclear energy plants produced 2.125 quadrillion Btus.

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  1. tommacm July 6, 2011 at 9:33 pm

    Just bought house with no power- copper thieves. Set up solar panels charging 12v battery with inverter- powering two lights on timers to create look of occupancy. Great thrill seeing those lights come on- solar powered!

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