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Earlier this year, America surpassed Russia and China as producers of oil and natural gas and supplied more clean energy than coal. Here’s how.

USA TODAY

This week, we celebrate Clean Energy Week: a recognition of the innovative, reliable, and affordable renewable energy that is increasingly powering the American economy. Clean energy projects are growing across the country, particularly in Indiana.

New data from the Energy Information Administration backs this up: During the first six months of 2020, wind and solar expanded faster than all other energy sources in the U.S., up 16 percent from just one year ago.

And according to the latest analysis from BloombergNEF, utility-scale wind and solar projects are now the cheapest sources of new-build generation for at least two-thirds of the global population. Yet, this week also represents a substantial opportunity to observe how clean