Distribution of electricity providers in the U.S. in 2016, by ownership type
U.S. share electricity providers by type 2016
This statistic represents the share of the electricity provider market in the United States in 2016, sorted by utility ownership type. That year, publicly owned utilities accounted for more than 60 percent of electricity providers.
Distribution of electricity providers in the U.S. in 2016, by ownership type
Share of providers
Publicly owned utilities60.9%
Cooperatives26.5%
Power marketers6.6%
Investor-owned utilities5.7%
Federal power agencies0.3%
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U.S. share electricity providers by type 2016
This statistic represents the share of the electricity provider market in the United States in 2016, sorted by utility ownership type. That year, publicly owned utilities accounted for more than 60 percent of electricity providers.
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