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The New York Times: In a First, Renewable Energy is Poised to Eclipse Coal in U.S.

Posted by Brad Plumer | New York Times on May 13, 2020

The New York Times reported reported renewable energy will exceed coal-fired power this year, an impact of reduced demand due to COVID-19, quoting AEE CEO Nat Kreamer. Read excerpts below and the entire New York Times piece online here. It also appeared in print on May 14.

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. It is a milestone that seemed all but unthinkable a decade ago, when coal was so dominant that it provided nearly half the nation’s electricity. And it comes despite the Trump administration’s three-year push to try to revive the ailing industry by weakening pollution rules on coal-burning power plants.

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New York Times quotes AEE CEO Graham Richard in Report on DOE Study

Posted by Brad Plumer | New York Times on Aug 24, 2017

Late on August 23, the U.S. Department of Energy released its long-anticipated Staff Report to the Secretary on Electricity Markets and Reliability. Coverage in the New York Times included perspective from AEE's CEO Graham Richard. From the article: 
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