U.S. Electricity Generation by Energy Source - Energy Watch News


U.S. Electricity Generation by Energy Source

In 2013, the United States generated about 4,058 billion kilowatthours of electricity.  About 67% of the electricity generated was from fossil fuel (coal, natural gas and petroleum), with 39% attributed from coal. Percent share were:

  • Coal 39%
  • Natural Gas 27%
  • Nuclear 19%
  • Hydropower 7%
  • Petroleum 1%
  • Other Gases < 1%
  • Other Renewable 6%
    • Biomass 1.48%
    • Geothermal 0.41%
    • Solar 0.23%
    • Wind 4.13%

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