How much of U.S. energy consumption and electricity generation comes from renewable energy sources?
In 2019, renewable energy sources accounted for about 11% of total U.S. energy consumption and about 17% of electricity generation.1
1 Preliminary data.
What is U.S. electricity generation by energy source?
Energy Explained: U.S. Energy Facts
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
Last updated: May 6, 2020
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