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Current Issues & Trends

Recent Data

U.S. Renewables consumption
quadrillion Btu
  2015 2016 2017 2018
Hydroelectric power 2.321 2.472 2.767 2.667
Geothermal 0.212 0.210 0.210 0.209
Solar 0.427 0.570 0.777 0.917
Wind 1.777 2.096 2.343 2.486
Wood biomass 2.312 2.224 2.278 2.360
Biofuels 2.153 2.287 2.304 2.283
Waste biomass 0.518 0.503 0.495 0.487
Total 9.720 10.362 11.173 11.409
Source: Monthly Energy Review, Table 10.1 Renewable Energy Production and Consumption by Source

Analysis & Projections

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