U.S. electricity generation fuel mix 2007-2018

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

by T. Wang, last edited Feb 13, 2019
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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by T. Wang, last edited Feb 13, 2019
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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