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U.S. Renewables consumption
quadrillion Btu
  2013 2014 2015 E 2016 P
Hydroelectric power 2.562 2.469 2.257 2.415
Geothermal 0.214 0.222 0.226 0.236
Solar 0.305 0.427 0.522 0.624
Wind 1.596 1.729 1.765 2.042
Wood biomass 2.170 2.214 2.041 1.980
Ethanol 1.090 1.107 1.141 1.144
Biodiesel 0.205 0.198 0.222 0.261
Waste biomass 0.496 0.488 0.494 0.502
Total 9.349 9.603 9.432 9.970
Source: Short-Term Energy Outlook Renewables and Carbon Dioxide Emissions

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