U.S. electricity generation fuel mix 2007-2019

This statistic represents the distribution of the total electricity generation in the United States between 2007 and 2019, by fuel type used. In 2019, about 18 percent of the total electricity generation in the U.S. was derived from renewable energy sources, including hydro.

Distribution of electricity generation in the United States from 2007 to 2019, by fuel type

CoalNuclearNatural gasRenewables (including hydro)Oil
2019*23%20%38%18%1%
201827%19%35%18%1%
201730%20%32%18%0%
201630%20%34%15%1%
201533%19%33%14%1%
201439%19%28%13%1%
201339%19%28%13%1%
201237%19%31%12%1%
201142%19%25%13%1%
201045%20%24%10%1%
200944%20%24%11%1%
200848%20%22%9%1%
200749%19%22%8%2%
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Sources

Release date

February 2020

Region

United States

Survey time period

2007 to 2019

Supplementary notes

* Projected, accounting seasonality, based on latest monthly data available through October 2019.

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