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Chart: Nearly all new US power plants built in 2024 will be clean energy

Renewables, batteries and nuclear will add up to 96% of all new power capacity constructed this year, per federal data.

By Julian Spector, Maria Virginia Olano  . 

An aerial view of a large solar farm. A graphic overlay reads "CHART OF THE WEEK."
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