Net generation of non-hydroelectric renewable energy in the U.S. in 2017, by source (in million kilowatt hours)*

U.S. renewables: total non-hydroelectric net generation 2017 This statistic represents the net generation of non-hydroelectric renewable electricity in the United States in 2017, by source. That year, around 254 billion kilowatt hours of wind power were generated in the U.S.
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Net generation in million kilowatt hours
Wind254,254
Wood and
wood-derived fuels
43,284
Solar thermal and PV52,958
Waste*20,773
Geothermal15,976
Net generation in million kilowatt hours
Wind254,254
Wood and
wood-derived fuels
43,284
Solar thermal and PV52,958
Waste*20,773
Geothermal15,976
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This statistic represents the net generation of non-hydroelectric renewable electricity in the United States in 2017, by source. That year, around 254 billion kilowatt hours of wind power were generated in the U.S.
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Release date
March 2018
Region
United States
Survey time period
2017
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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