“Renewable energy tops 18 percent of U.S. electricity grid, rivaling nuclear”

"Solar farms, wind turbines and hydroelectric dams are getting close to surpassing nuclear power plants contribution to the U.S. electrical grid, according to a new report by Bloomberg New Energy Finance. Last year 18 percent of electrical generation came from renewable energy sources - more than double what they did a decade ago - the report said. Nuclear power plants represent 19.7 percent of the generation on the grid, according to the U.S. Department of Energy, surpassed only by coal and natural gas plants."

https://www.chron.com/business/energy/article/Renewable-energy-hits-18-percent-of-U-S-12616543.php

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