Tag: US Electricity

Mainstream technologies, News and Policies, Renewable Energy, U.S.

EIA: Renewables to overtake natural gas in US 2050 power mix

January 30, 2020

Via: PV Resources

The US Energy Information Administration (EIA) has predicted that renewables will take the largest slice of US electricity generation by 2050, doubling from 19% in 2019 to 38% in 2050. According to the EIA’s latest energy outlook, solar will contribute […]

Electric, Energy Consumption

‘Electrification of Everything’ Would Spike US Electricity Use, but Lower Final Energy Consumption

July 30, 2018

Via: Greentech Media

Widespread deployment of EVs, heat pumps, and other electric technologies could increase U.S. electricity consumption by nearly 40 percent by mid-century, according to a new government report. The report, the second in the National Renewable Energy Laboratory’s Electrification Futures Study […]

Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Wind & Solar Could Meet 80% Of US Electricity Demand

February 28, 2018

Via: CleanTechnica

A new study from US researchers has shown that wind and solar power generation could reliably meet 80% of the country’s electricity demand, and 100% could be met by scaling up energy storage capabilities and capacity. These are the key […]