U.S. Energy Information Administration - EIA - Independent Statistics and Analysis
Frequently Asked Questions
How much U.S. energy consumption and electricity generation comes from renewable energy sources?
In 2015, renewable energy sources accounted for about 10% of total U.S. energy consumption and about 13% of electricity generation.1
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Energy Explained: Renewable Energy
Historical data on U.S. primary energy consumption
Historical data on U.S. electricity generation
Historical data on U.S. renewable energy production and consumption
1 Preliminary data.
Last updated: April 4, 2016
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