U.S. energy capacity and generation mix by resource 2016

This statistic depicts the distribution of energy capacity and generation in the United States in 2016, with a breakdown by resource. Natural gas made the greatest contribution of any resource, making up 34 percent of the total electricity generation and 42 percent of the total capacity in 2016.

Distribution of energy capacity and generation in the United States in 2016, by energy source

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Release date

August 2017

Region

United States

Survey time period

2016

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