Biden Administration Releases Plan to Shift Half of U.S. Energy to Solar by 2050

Posted on AllSides September 10th, 2021
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(Mike Blake/Reuters)

The Biden administration on Wednesday released an outline mapping out how the U.S. could produce half of its electricity using solar power by 2050 — a sizeable undertaking given that it accounted for just 4 percent of the country’s electricity last year.

The blueprint showed the U.S. would have to double the amount of solar energy installed each year over the next four years and then double it again by 2030.

While the report says the increase is in line with what has been recommended by climate scientists to prevent the worst effects of...

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