US wind power has come a long way in just a decade. While solar power capacity grabs the most headlines, wind power makes an increasing amount of total electricity production that comes from renewable sources.
US electricity generation trend shows more solar
While total demand for electricity generation is more or less stable, the one constant trend we see is the expansion of renewables. The above chart shows that the mix continues to add more significant proportions of solar generation every year. We expect this to accelerate in the years to come.
Natural gas exports from the United States set to grow in 2017
The United States, in the age of weak demand growth and junk bond steroids, has become an exporter of liquid fossil fuels. Looking at this trend of 2006-2017 US natural gas exports, we can see that this trend is forecast to grow. For more, we turn to expert energy futurist Gregor Macdonald, editor of energy foresight publication TerraJoule: US exports of natural …