Renewable energy generated more power than nuclear for first time since 1984

Nuclear power has dominated alternative energy sources in the United States for decades – that is, until this spring. Statistics released this week by the United States Energy Information Administration (EIA) reveal renewable energy surpassed nuclear energy in power generation in March and April of this year. It’s all thanks to wind, solar, and hydroelectric power – the first two set records for generation, while hydroelectric generation surged after heavy rainfall in the country’s West…

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