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April 19, 2021
We need to revolutionize how we generate and use electricity, by making renewable energy sources like wind and solar more abundant, more affordable, and more accessible to everyone. See what we're doing about it.
April 15, 2021
DOE-funded 2020 research shows experts now expect land-based and offshore wind costs to decline ~35–50% by 2050, resulting in costs 50% lower than predicted in 2015.
April 13, 2021
A review of historical trends shows the progress the power sector has already made in reducing emissions.
April 12, 2021
Recently published resources from the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) illuminate how distributed wind projects can be used to benefit rural electric utilities and the communities they power.