U.S. Wind and Solar Overtake Coal for the First Time

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Post by davidmcbeth3 » Fri. Jun. 30, 2023 2:02 pm

https://e360.yale.edu/digest/us-wind-solar-coal-p ... ation-2023

In the first five months of 2023, wind and solar produced 252 terawatt-hours, while coal produced 249 terawatt-hours, according to preliminary government figures reviewed by E&E News.


 
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Post by Hoytman » Tue. Jul. 11, 2023 7:38 pm

At what comparable costs?

Takes people and money to research and develop these technologies, solar and wind. Technologies that are never idle. That is, they’re replaced at a much higher cost and frequency than mining equipment and manpower.

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