Renewable & Alternative Fuels

Find statistics on renewable energy consumption by source type, electric capacity and electricity generation from renewable sources, biomass and alternative fuels.

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Total energy consumption ›
Consumption by energy source showing renewables' share
 
Renewable energy consumption ›
Renewable energy consumption by energy use sector and energy source
 
Electric capacity ›
U.S. electric net summer capacity by renewable source and total nonrenewable total capacity
 
Electricity net generation ›
Electricity net generation from renewable energy by energy use sector and energy sourc
 
Production and consumption ›
Total renewable energy and total biomass production; consumption by renewable source
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Residential and commercial consumption ›
Consumption by renewable energy source
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Industrial and transportation consumption ›
Consumption by renewable energy source
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Electric power consumption ›
Consumption by renewable energy source
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Fuel ethanol overview ›
Production, consumption, imports, exports, stocks, and feedstocks of fuel ethanol
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Biodiesel overview ›
Production, consumption, imports, exports, stocks, and feedstocks of biodiesel, 2001-2010
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Solar thermal collector shipments by type, price, and trade ›
Number of U.S. manufacturers, quantity shipped, price, by collector type; plus imports and exports
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Solar thermal collector shipments market sector, end use, and type ›
Shipments by market sector (residential, commercial, industrial, electric power), and by end-use (pool heating, water heating, space heating, etc.)
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Photovoltaic cell and module shipments by type, price, and trade ›
Number of U.S. reporting shipments, shipments by cell and module type, imports, exports, and price
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Photovoltaic cell and module shipments by market sector and end use›
Shipments by market sector (residential, commercial, industrial, electric power), and by end-use (communications, consumer goods, electricity generation, etc.)
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Alternative fueled vehicles - number and fuel consumption ›
Release Date: May 4, 2012
Data on the number of vehicles and fuel consumption by vehicle type, fuel type, weight class, engine configuration, and user group; by state; back to 1994
 
International renewable electricity generation ›
Release Date: 2011
Renewable electricity generation, total and by renewable source; by country, region, and country groups
 
International renewable electricity capacity ›
Release Date: 2009
Renewable electricity capacity, total and by renewable source; by country, region, and country groups
 
International biofuels production ›
Release Date: 2011
Production of total biofuels, fuel ethanol, and biodiesel by country, region, and country groups
 
International biofuels consumption ›
Release Date: 2011
Consumption of total biofuels, fuel ethanol, and biodiesel by country, region, and country groups
 
Biomass  
Wood & wood waste ›
Consumption of wood/wood waste products, agricultural byproducts/crops, and other biomass products
 
Consumption of wood for residential use ›
Release date: February 21, 2014 | Data from: Residential Energy Consumption Survey
The RECS include data for household wood consumption by region, year of construction, and income.  Data also available for wood types used in residential homes.
 
Municipal solid waste & landfill gas ›
Consumption of landfill gas, municipal solid waste, sludge waste, and other waste energy sources
 
Biofuels overview›
Annual ethanol and biodiesel production, consumption, feedstock, net imports, etc. from 2005-2009.
 

Monthly Biodiesel Production Report ›

  • PDF XLSProduction capacity and production
  • PDF XLSProduction, sales, and stocks
  • PDF XLSInputs to biodiesel production
  • PDF XLSProducers and poduction capacity, by state
  • PDF XLSProduction by Petroleum Administration for Defense District
 
Geothermal  
Geothermal energy consumption ›
Total consumption of geothermal energy 2005-2009
 
Geothermal heat pump manufacturing activities data ›
Release Date: December 2010
Data on geothermal shipments, characteristics, and industry makeup
 
Hydropower Additional formats
Generation ›
Net generation from hydroelectric (conventional) power by state by sector
 
Consumption
Hydroelectric consumption for electricity generation
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Solar  
Solar thermal ›
Annual shipments of solar thermal collectors, price, imports, and exports
 
Photovoltaic

Annual photovoltaic domestic shipments, price, imports, and exports


 
Wind Additional formats
Wind
Net generation from wind by state by sector, annual back to 2001

INTERACTIVE
Net generation from wind by state by sector, monthly back to 2001
INTERACTIVE
U.S. electric net summer capacity by wind and other sources, annual back to 2002

 
Alternative transportation fuels  
Alternative fueled and hybrid vehicles (on-road)

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Ethanol ›
Fuel ethanol overview
 
U.S. fuel ethanol plant production capacity data ›
Release date: May 30, 2012
This is the second release of U.S. Energy Information Administration data on fuel ethanol production capacity. EIA first reported fuel ethanol production capacities for January 2011 on November 29, 2011. This new report contains production capacity data for all operating U.S. fuel ethanol production plants as of January 1, 2012.
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Monthly biodiesel production data ›

  • PDF XLSProduction capacity and production
  • PDF XLSProduction, sales, and stocks
  • PDF XLSInputs to biodiesel production
  • PDF XLSProducers and production capacity, by state
  • PDF XLSProduction by Petroleum Administration for Defense District