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State Of Renewable Energy USA

POWER 2 SWITCH presents: In 2011, there were 20 states producing more than 5% of their power from non- hydroelectric renewable sources, such as: renewable energy in the United States SOLAR GEOTHERMAL BIOMASS Twenty-nine states have adopted renew- able energy standards, which requires utilities to produce a percentage of their power from non-fossil-fuel sources. LANDFILL GAS WIND IOWA QUICK FACTS IN WIND POWER #1 GENERATION of state's total electricity 20% is provided by wind power TARGET: produce 30% of their power from non-fossil fuel sources by 2020. Renewable energy standard Renewable or Alternative Energy Goal ELECTRICITY GENERATION SOURCES (2011) renewable 13% 63% petroleum <1% 23% coal 42% nuclear 19% 7% 4% natural 3% gas 25% <1% THE MILITARY DEREGULATION Seventeen states and D.C. have adopted electric retail choice programs that allow end-use customers to buy electricity from competitive retail suppliers. $1.4 billion is allocated this fiscal year for energy efficiency, solar and wind power on military bases and development of advanced biofuels by the Department of Defense. States with electricity retail choice programs O States without electricity retail choice programs References 1. http://www.nytimes.com/2012/05/28/opinion/cleaner-energy.html?nl=todaysheadlines&emc=edit_th_20120528 2. eia.gov Mission Statement Why do we do this? We are consumer advocates Making Energy Interesting and Helping Everyone Consume Energy Responsibly: passionate about engaging and educating consumers on energy usage. We believe that if people know better (about their energy) they will do better. POWER 2 SWITCH 1 KWH AT A TIME power2switch@power2switch.com

State Of Renewable Energy USA

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What's going on with renewable energy in the USA?

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