The US has installed almost twice as much natural gas-fired power generation capacity as wind and solar power in 2018, and coal-fired capacity leads the list of proposed retirements by June 2021, according to federal infrastructure updates issued Thursday. Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now The country added four gas-fired power plants totaling 2,667 MW of installed capacity and three solar projects totaling 23 MW of capacity in April, according to the US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Energy Infrastructure Update for that month. Five gas-fired power plants came online in May totaling 2,087 MW of capacity, six solar projects totaling 312 MW of capacity were added and one 50-MW biomass plant came online in Hawaii. Gas has accounted for 62% of the cumulative power generation capacity added through May, according to the updates, with 6,646 MW coming on line. Incremental […]