Biden Admin Aims to Boost U.S. Solar Output to 45% of All Energy Use by 2050

HeadlineSep 09, 2021

The Biden administration is expected to push for a major increase in solar energy production, going from less than 4% of the nation’s electricity use to 45% by 2050. Climate activists welcomed the news but said the 30-year timeline is far too slow, and called for Biden to follow through on his climate promises by ensuring the $3.5 trillion reconciliation package passes, even as conservative Democrats like West Virginia’s Joe Manchin have refused to back it.

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