Electricity generation by electric utilities in the U.S. from 2001 to 2017 (in million megawatt hours)

U.S. electricity generation: electric utilities 2001-2017 The statistic shows the amount of electricity generated by electric utilities in the United States between 2001 and 2017. Electric utilities generated about 2.27 billion megawatt hours of electricity in 2017.
A ranking of the world's leading utilities based on renewable energy capacity can be found here.
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Generation in million megawatt hours
20172,270.95
20162,304.08
20152,315.32
20142,382.47
20132,388.06
20122,339.17
20112,460.85
20102,471.63
20092,372.78
20082,475.37
20072,504.13
20062,483.66
20052,474.85
20042,505.23
Generation in million megawatt hours
20172,270.95
20162,304.08
20152,315.32
20142,382.47
20132,388.06
20122,339.17
20112,460.85
20102,471.63
20092,372.78
20082,475.37
20072,504.13
20062,483.66
20052,474.85
20042,505.23
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The statistic shows the amount of electricity generated by electric utilities in the United States between 2001 and 2017. Electric utilities generated about 2.27 billion megawatt hours of electricity in 2017.
A ranking of the world's leading utilities based on renewable energy capacity can be found here.
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Release date
April 2018
Region
United States
Survey time period
2001 to 2017
Supplementary notes
The figures for 2001 through 2006 are taken from previous editions of the publication.

The values have been rounded to provide a better understanding of the statistic.
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