In a First, Renewable Energy Is Poised to Eclipse Coal in U.S.

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Media Type: News / Op - Ed

Date of Publication: May 13

Year of Publication: 2020

Publication City: New York

Author(s): Brad Plumer

Newspaper: The New York Times

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The coronavirus has pushed the coal industry to once-unthinkable lows, and the consequences for climate change are big.

WASHINGTON — The United States is on track to produce more electricity this year from renewable power than from coal for the first time on record, new government projections show, a transformation partly driven by the coronavirus pandemic, with profound implications in the fight against climate change.

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