The 612-mile demonstration flight emitted an estimated 75% less CO2 than a flight using traditional jet fuel.
Xcel Energy, provider of electricity and natural gas services to nearly 6 million customers in eight Western and Midwestern states, has committed to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions from its natural gas business by 2050.
The study found that solar PV employs a third of the renewable energy industry at 4 million workers, followed by bioenergy, hydropower, and wind.
The latest issue of EIA's "Monthly Energy Review" report (with data through June 30, 2021) reveals that renewable sources accounted for 12.91% of the U.S. energy produced (and 12.71% of the energy consumed) for electricity, transportation, heating, and other uses. Renewable energy production during the first half of 2021 was 6.160 quadrillion Btu (quads) - 3.03% more than during the same period last year and 4.23% higher than in 2019.
Boise, Idaho will reach its goal of 100% clean electricity by 2033, years ahead of the target, according to Mayor Laren McLean. President Biden visited Boise this week to highlight the urgent need to address climate change.
Once in full operation, the plant is expected to convert forestry waste feedstock into 33.7 million gallons per year of "cleaner-burning renewable diesel."