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Renewable energy just overtook coal as the world’s largest source of electricity capacity, but the U.S. still lags. Why is that, and what will it take to bring the U.S. into line with the rest of the world?

CORRECTION (Oct. 27, 2016): This story's headline was updated to reflect that renewable energy is the largest source of power capacity. 

 

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