America's renewable energy sources have produced more electricity than coal every day for 40 days straight
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America's renewable energy sources have produced more electricity than coal every day for 40 days straight

The transition away from coal for electricity generation in the U.S. accelerated in 2020 due to lower gas prices, warmer weather and the economic conditions resulting from COVID-19, analysis found.
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