U.S. electricity generation fuel mix 2007-2018

Distribution of electricity generation in the United States from 2007 to 2018, by fuel type

U.S. electricity generation fuel mix 2007-2018 This statistic represents the distribution of the total electricity generation in the United States between 2007 and 2018, by fuel type used. In 2018, about 18 percent of the total electricity generation in the U.S. was derived from renewable energy sources, including hydro.
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Distribution of electricity generation in the United States from 2007 to 2018, by fuel type

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CoalNuclearNatural gasRenewables (including hydro)Oil
2018*27%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%
CoalNuclearNatural gasRenewables (including hydro)Oil
2018*27%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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This statistic represents the distribution of the total electricity generation in the United States between 2007 and 2018, by fuel type used. In 2018, about 18 percent of the total electricity generation in the U.S. was derived from renewable energy sources, including hydro.
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Release date
February 2019
Region
United States
Survey time period
2007 to 2018
Supplementary notes
* Projected, accounting seasonality, based on latest monthly data available through October 2018.
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