Wind and solar electric generation, including small-scale solar photovoltaics, reached or exceeded 20% of total generation in 10 states in 2017, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA).
Notably, during some months in 2017, wind accounted for more than 50% of in-state electricity generation in Iowa and Kansas, and solar accounted for more than 20% of in-state electricity generation in California, the agency says, citing its Electric Power Monthly report.
Further, total annual generation from wind and solar in the U.S. in 2017 reached 8% for the year and peaked at 11% in April.
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