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How much of U.S. energy production and consumption comes from renewable energy sources?

U.S. energy production and consumption in 2023

Total energy 102.83 Quads 93.59 Quads
     Renewables     8.43 Quads   8.24 Quads
         Percent of total     8%   9%
Data source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Monthly Energy Review, April 25, 2024; preliminary data
Note: Quads=quadrillion British thermal Units.

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U.S. energy consumption by source and sector (diagram)
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Historical data on U.S. renewable energy production and consumption

Last updated: April 29, 2024; preliminary data.

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