U.S. renewable electricity generation from hydro, wind and solar 2017

U.S. electricity net generation from hydropower, solar and wind sources between 2000 and 2017 (in million kilowatt hours)

U.S. renewable electricity generation from hydro, wind and solar 2017 The statistic shows the amount of electricity generated from hydropower, solar and wind sources in the United States between 2000 and 2017. Nearly 53 billion kilowatt hours of electricity were generated from solar sources in 2017.
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U.S. electricity net generation from hydropower, solar and wind sources between 2000 and 2017 (in million kilowatt hours)

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YearSolar*WindConventional hydroelectric power
1752,958254,254300,045
1636,054226,993267,812
1524,893190,719249,080
1417,691181,655259,367
139,036167,840268,565
124,327140,822276,240
111,818120,177319,355
101,21294,652260,203
0989173,886273,445
0886455,363254,831
0761234,450247,510
0650826,589289,246
0555017,811270,321
0457514,144268,417
0353411,187275,806
0255510,354264,329
015436,737216,961
004935,593275,573
YearSolar*WindConventional hydroelectric power
1752,958254,254300,045
1636,054226,993267,812
1524,893190,719249,080
1417,691181,655259,367
139,036167,840268,565
124,327140,822276,240
111,818120,177319,355
101,21294,652260,203
0989173,886273,445
0886455,363254,831
0761234,450247,510
0650826,589289,246
0555017,811270,321
0457514,144268,417
0353411,187275,806
0255510,354264,329
015436,737216,961
004935,593275,573
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The statistic shows the amount of electricity generated from hydropower, solar and wind sources in the United States between 2000 and 2017. Nearly 53 billion kilowatt hours of electricity were generated from solar sources in 2017.
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Release date
March 2018
Region
United States
Survey time period
2000 to 2017
Supplementary notes
* Solar thermal and photovoltaic (PV) energy.
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