Electricity in the U.S.

Statistics report on the electricity market in the United States

Electricity in the U.S.

This report presents data about the electricity industry in the United States. It provides key figures on generation and use, in addition to timelines on electricity sales, and prices, and financial information of the largest utility companies.

Table of contents


  • Premium Statistic Global power production 2022, by leading country
  • Basic Statistic Global electricity consumption 2021, by country
  • Basic Statistic Global household electricity prices 2023, by select country
  • Premium Statistic Global electricity import value 2021, by country

Generation & consumption

  • Premium Statistic Net power production in the U.S. 1950-2022
  • Basic Statistic Electricity generation in the U.S. 1990-2022, by fuel
  • Basic Statistic Electricity generation by electric utilities in the U.S. 2004-2022
  • Premium Statistic U.S. electricity generating capacity addition share 2010-2022, by technology
  • Premium Statistic Electricity consumption in the U.S. 1975-2022
  • Basic Statistic Electricity consumption in the U.S. 2016-2021, by sector


  • Basic Statistic Retail sales of electricity in the U.S. 1980-2022
  • Basic Statistic Household electricity retail sales in the U.S. 1999-2022
  • Basic Statistic Electricity exports from the U.S. 2000-2022
  • Basic Statistic Electricity imports to the U.S. 2000-2022


  • Premium Statistic Electricity retail prices in the U.S. 1990-2022
  • Basic Statistic Electricity retail price in the U.S. 1998-2022, by sector
  • Basic Statistic Residential electricity price growth in the U.S. 2000-2024
  • Basic Statistic U.S. residential retail price of electricity 2023, by state

Economic value

  • Basic Statistic Electricity sales revenue in the U.S. 1970-2022
  • Basic Statistic Utility sector's value added in the U.S. 2017-2022
  • Basic Statistic Free cash flow for shareholder-owned utilities in the U.S. 2002-2022
  • Basic Statistic Change in long-term debt of shareholder-owned power utilities in the U.S. 2002-2022
  • Basic Statistic Property, plant & equipment value of U.S. electric utilities 2010-2022


  • Premium Statistic Largest power utilities in the U.S. 2023, by market value
  • Basic Statistic Largest electric utilities in the U.S. 2022, by number of customers
  • Premium Statistic Southern Company's operating revenue 2011-2022
  • Basic Statistic Duke Energy's revenue 2006-2022
  • Basic Statistic NextEra Energy's revenue FY 2006-2022
  • Premium Statistic Dominion Energy's operating revenue 2011-2022
  • Premium Statistic Southern California Edison's revenue FY 2013-2022

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