Nuclear power losing more ground to renewables

Posted 10/4/17

As we have been forecasting, centralized nuclear power plants are fast becoming relics of history, left behind by the combination of ever-cheaper renewable energy and in-house storage batteries.

Now, according to the US Energy Information Administration, renewable sources of energy accounted for as much electricity generation as nuclear power plants during the first five months of 2017. Both made about 20 percent of the nation’s electricity supply.

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