Power generation from renewable sources in the United States 2002-2018

The statistic shows the net electricity generation from renewable sources in the United States between 2007 and 2018. Approximately 712.8 billion kilowatt hours of power derived from renewable sources were generated in the U.S. in 2018.

U.S. renewable electricity generation from 2007 to 2017 (in billion kilowatt hours)*

Net generation in billion kilowatt hours
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Release date

April 2019


United States

Survey time period

2007 to 2018

Supplementary notes

* The figures for conventional hydroelectric power, power from wood, wood-derived fuels, municipal solid waste (from biogenic sources), landfill gas, sludge waste, agricultural byproducts and other biomass, as well as geothermal power, solar PV power and wind power have been added up.
The values have been rounded.

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