it’s no secret that Tesla TSLA CEO Elon Musk And their enterprises are inclined towards maintaining sustainable development. Musk quote-tweeted a CleanTechnica story on July 15, noting that the US now gets about a quarter of its electricity from renewable energy sources. The richest man in the world called it “progress”.
About 25.5% of US electricity came from renewable energy sources in the first four months of 2022, the Clean Technica report said, bettering April’s number of 29.3%. This represented a growth of 25.7% over April 2021.
Renewable energy came second after natural gas, with a share of slightly less than 35%. Coal and nuclear power each made up about 17.8%. Among renewable sources, wind and solar power provided more electricity than nuclear power in April.
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This article was originally published on July 16, 2022.