U.S. cumulative renewable energy capacity 2008-2018

Cumulative capacity of non-hydro renewable energy in the U.S. from 2008 to 2018 (in gigawatts)*

U.S. cumulative renewable energy capacity 2008-2018 This statistic represents the cumulative non-hydropower renewable energy capacity in the United States from 2008 to 2018. In 2018, the United States had an estimated total of 181 gigawatts of renewable energy capacity. In 2014, the power-generating capacity of non-hydropower renewables was larger than hydropower capacity for the first time.
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Cumulative capacity of non-hydro renewable energy in the U.S. from 2008 to 2018 (in gigawatts)*

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Cumulative capacity in gigawatts
2018**181
2017162
2016144
2015121
2014105
201393
201284
201166
201057
200951
200841
Cumulative capacity in gigawatts
2018**181
2017162
2016144
2015121
2014105
201393
201284
201166
201057
200951
200841
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This statistic represents the cumulative non-hydropower renewable energy capacity in the United States from 2008 to 2018. In 2018, the United States had an estimated total of 181 gigawatts of renewable energy capacity. In 2014, the power-generating capacity of non-hydropower renewables was larger than hydropower capacity for the first time.
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