EIA: Wind Surpasses Hydro at the end of 2016; Lead may not Last

Installed wind electric generating capacity in the United States surpassed conventional hydroelectric generating capacity, long the nation’s largest source of renewable electricity, after 8,727 megawatts (MW) of new wind capacity came online in 2016, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s latest statistics. Don’t count hydro out for 2017, though.

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