U.S. renewables: total non-hydroelectric net generation 2018

This statistic represents the net generation of non-hydroelectric renewable electricity in the United States in 2018, by source. That year, around 275 billion kilowatt hour of wind power were generated in the U.S.

Net generation of non-hydroelectric renewable energy in the U.S. in 2018, by source (in million kilowatt hours)*

Net electricity generation in million kilowatt hours
Solar thermal and PV66,604
Wood and
wood-derived fuels
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Release date

March 2019


United States

Survey time period


Supplementary notes

* According to the source, this category includes municipal solid waste from biogenic sources, landfill gas, sludge waste, agricultural byproducts and other biomass.
Totals may not equal sum of components due to independent rounding.

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