Renewable energy will be cheaper than fossil fuels by 2020. Fossil-fuel power costs between $0.05 to $0.17 per kWh. The global-weighted average cost of several renewable energy sources are comparable to this: hydropower ($0.05 per kWh), onshore wind ($0.06 per kWh), bioenergy and geothermal ($0.07 per kWh), and solar photovoltaics ($0.10 per kWh).
77% of people in the U.S. want to phase out the future use of coal
There are 568,979 clean energy workers in various sectors in the Midwest.
The largest utility in Nebraska is on track generate 40 percent of its power from wind by 2019.
The use of renewable energy is increasing, while the use of coal is declining