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Report: Renewables made up 50% of new utility-scale capacity in 2017

Twenty-five gigawatts of new installed utility-scale generating capacity came online in the US in 2017, with about 50% of that total coming from wind and other renewables, according to the Energy Information Administration. The report said most of a renewable capacity additions came in Q4, and that generation from renewables outpaced nuclear between March and May for the first time in 33 years.

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