Solar and wind each added more capacity in US than natural gas in 9-mo 2022

November 8 (Renewables Now) – According to a review by the SUN DAY Campaign of data just released by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), utility-scale (i.e. > 1 MW) solar and wind each added more new generating capacity than did natural gas during the first nine months of 2022. Moreover, FERC’s three-year forecast suggests that installed natural gas capacity will begin to decline by fall 2025 while that of solar and wind continues to rapidly expand. Read more here.

The SUN DAY Campaign is a non-profit research and educational organization founded in 1992 to support a rapid transition to 100% reliance on sustainable energy technologies as a cost-effective alternative to nuclear power and fossil fuels and as a solution to climate change.