Energy consumption from fossil fuels and renewables in the U.S. between 1999 and 2017 (in quadrillion British thermal units)

U.S. energy consumption from fossil fuels and renewables 1999-2017 The statistic shows the U.S. energy consumption from fossil fuels and renewables between 1999 and 2017. In 2017, the U.S. consumed approximately 11 quadrillion British thermal units of energy derived from renewable sources.
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Total*Fossil fuels*Renewables**
199996.6582.436.52
200098.8284.736.11
200196.1782.95.16
200297.6483.75.73
200397.92845.98
2004100.185.756.08
2005100.285.716.23
200699.584.576.64
2007101.0285.936.52
200898.8983.187.17
200994.1278.047.6
201097.5880.898.16
201196.9779.459.13
201294.5477.488.83
201397.3479.449.45
201498.580.249.74
201597.5379.339.64
201697.5678.710.26
201797.8378.2311.02
Total*Fossil fuels*Renewables**
199996.6582.436.52
200098.8284.736.11
200196.1782.95.16
200297.6483.75.73
200397.92845.98
2004100.185.756.08
2005100.285.716.23
200699.584.576.64
2007101.0285.936.52
200898.8983.187.17
200994.1278.047.6
201097.5880.898.16
201196.9779.459.13
201294.5477.488.83
201397.3479.449.45
201498.580.249.74
201597.5379.339.64
201697.5678.710.26
201797.8378.2311.02
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The statistic shows the U.S. energy consumption from fossil fuels and renewables between 1999 and 2017. In 2017, the U.S. consumed approximately 11 quadrillion British thermal units of energy derived from renewable sources.
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Release date
March 2018
Region
United States
Survey time period
1999 to 2017
Supplementary notes
* Includes coal coke net imports and electricity net imports, not shown separately.
** Most data are estimates; renewables include conventional hydroelectric power, geothermal, solar, and wind; consumption of electricity from wood, waste, and alcohol fuels; geothermal heat pump and direct use energy; and solar thermal direct use energy.

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