U.S. Energy Information Administration - EIA - Independent Statistics and Analysis
Frequently Asked Questions
How much of world energy consumption and electricity generation is from renewable energy?
EIA estimates that about 19% of world electricity generation is from renewable energy, with a projection of nearly 23% in 2035.
- Renewable energy shows strongest growth in global electric generating capacity
- International Energy Outlook 2011 with estimates for 2008, 2009, and 2010, and projections to 2035 for renewable energy use by type and sectors for the world, regions, and selected countries.
- International Energy Statistics with historical data for world, regions, and countries.
Last updated: January 18, 2013
Other FAQs about Coal
- Does EIA have county-level energy production data?
- Does EIA have projections for energy production, consumption, and prices for individual states?
- Does EIA publish coking coal prices?
- From what country does the U.S. import the most coal?
- How do I convert between short tons and metric tons?
- How large are U.S. coal reserves?
- How many and what kind of power plants are there in the United States?
- How much coal, natural gas, or petroleum is used to generate a kilowatt-hour of electricity?
- Which states produce the most coal?
- To what country does the U.S. export the most coal?
- What are the different coal prices published by EIA?
- What is the average heat content of U.S. coal?
- What types and amounts of energy are produced in each state?