I'm sure it was an honest mistake ; )
Denmark just broke the record with 43% from wind alone for the entire year of 2017!
Denmark has about a third the CO2 per capita of USA, with higher industrial and agricultural production.
But maybe not so strange since the Danish boarding school Tvind kind of beat GE boing and Nasa combined in the late 70's and built the first functional MW class wind turbine. Entirely funded by the school and teachers.
> For Brazil, EIA cut the country’s solar target for 2024 by 97 percent, pulling it below the level that was reachedlast June.
How can this even happen?
I got 2 words for you. Rick Perry
That first paragraph had more puns than the average r/askreddit thread.
Haven't raped the world of what its worth yet, hmm Perry?
More important than the impact to American fossil fuel companies is the impact to the several countries that drive nearly 100% of their economy from fossil fuels. The American government might act differently if it sees major upheavals coming in the middle east.
Everyone should not forget...India is also coming on the race... with a Target aim of producing 100 Giga watts of Solar Power by 2022.
It is really tough to do your job right if your job is not to do it right. They have achieved that with flying colors.
>Later this month, the department’s Energy Information Administration will be issuing its Annual Energy Outlook. That report is the most influential crystal ball for future energy trends within the United States.
Or ... possibly 'used to be the most influential crystal ball'.
Politicians can lie as much as they like, investors and shareholders generally aren't quite that stupid.