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Report: Solar Scores Big Gains in Electricity Generation

For the first time, solar accounted for all the new electricity generation capacity added to the U.S. grid in March.

U.S. News & World Report

Despite the buzz surrounding natural gas and its increased role in electricity generation, solar seems to be increasingly stealing the spotlight from the newly famous fossil fuel.

Thanks to new projects across the country, solar energy accounted for all new utility electricity generation capacity added to the grid for the first time in March, according to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's (FERC) Energy Infrastructure Update. All other energy sources combined added no new generation capacity, the report noted.

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