US Renewables Are Closing In on Nuclear Generation

Green Tech Media:  Nuclear power’s tenure as the leading source of zero-carbon electricity may be coming to an end.

After decades of stalled nuclear plant development and the recent surge of increasingly cheap wind and solar deployments, the newcomers are pulling ahead. In the first five months of 2018, renewables produced 20.17 percent of U.S. electricity and nuclear produced 20.14 percent, according to Energy Information Administration data compiled by Ken Bossong of the Sun Day Campaign.

A similar record was hit in the first three months of 2017.

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