U.S. electricity generation of biomass by region 2005-2015

This statistic displays the electricity generated from biomass sources in the United States from 2005 to 2015, broken down by region. In 2010, the southern region generated 25.6 terawatt hours of electricity from biomass. The south tends to have plenty of wood resources but poor wind and solar resources.

Biomass electricity generation in the United States from 2005 to 2015, by region (in terawatt hours)*

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Release date

May 2016


United States

Survey time period

2005 to 2015

Supplementary notes

* Biomass includes wood and wood-derived fuels, wood waste liquids, black liquor, sludge waste, agricultural byproducts, and other biomass solids, liquids, and gases. Biomass does not include biogenic and nonbiogenic municipal solid waste, landfill gas, and tire-derived fuels.

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