Kenneth Bossong's Articles

- August 27, 2014

US Renewable Electrical Generation Hits 14.3 Percent

According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)'s latest "Electric Power Monthly" report, with data for the first six months of 2014, renewable energy sources (i.e., biomass,...

- August 21, 2014

Renewable Energy Accounts for 100 Percent of New US Electrical Generating Capacity in July

According to the latest "Energy Infrastructure Update" report from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's Office of Energy Projects, all new U.S. electrical generating capacity...

- July 21, 2014

Renewables Provide 56 Percent of New US Electrical Generating Capacity in First Half of 2014

According to the latest "Energy Infrastructure Update" report from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's Office of Energy Projects, solar, wind, biomass, geothermal, and hydropower...

- June 26, 2014

Renewables Provide 14 Percent of Electrical Generation During First Third of 2014

Two new back-to-back reports from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) provide a snapshot of U.S. energy trends for the first months of 2014.

- June 23, 2014

Renewables Provide 88 Percent of New US Electrical Generating Capacity in May 2014

According to the latest "Energy Infrastructure Update" report from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's Office of Energy Projects, wind, solar, biomass, and hydropower provided...

- May 23, 2014

Non-Hydro Renewables Outproduce Hydro for First Time Ever

For apparently the first time ever, during the first quarter of 2014, electricity generated by non-hydro renewables (i.e., biomass, geothermal, solar, wind) exceeded that provided by...

- April 29, 2014

Too Conservative? EIA Projects Renewables to be 16-27 Percent of US Electricity Supply by 2040

Today, the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) released its renewable electricity generation projections as part of its "Annual Energy Outlook — 2014" (AEO2014).

- January 27, 2014

Renewable Energy Provides 37% of All New US Electrical Generating Capacity in 2013

According to the latest "Energy Infrastructure Update" report from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's Office of Energy Projects, renewable energy sources (i.e., biomass, geothermal,...

- December 20, 2013

Renewable Energy Provides 100% of All New US Electrical Generating Capacity in November 2013

According to the latest "Energy Infrastructure Update" report from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's Office of Energy Projects, solar, biomass, wind, geothermal, and hydropower...

- October 17, 2013

Forty Years Post-Oil Embargo: How Does the Energy Landscape Look?

October 17 marks the 40th anniversary of the start of the 1973 Arab Oil Embargo — an event that arguably launched the United States' ongoing pursuit of a national energy policy.

Kenneth Bossong

Kenneth Bossong

Ken Bossong is the Executive Director of the SUN DAY Campaign. The SUN DAY Campaign is a non-profit research and educational organization founded in 1993 to promote sustainable energy technologies as cost-effective alternatives to nuclear...

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