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Solar and Wind Are Poised to Shatter U.S. Records in 2020: Chart

Jan. 14, 2020, 8:44 PM

Wind and solar power are both forecast to smash annual U.S. installation records in 2020, according to an Energy Information Administration report Tuesday. The agency expects each sector to add more than 18,000 megawatts. Wind installations are booming as developers push to start projects before a federal tax credit expires, while a newCalifornia mandate requiring panels on most new homes is helping propel solar.

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