Renewable energy sources provided 17% of U.S. electricity generation in 2017. Most of this was in the form of hydro and wind power.
The following image provides the amount of renewable energy, relative to other electricity sources, as well as a breakdown of the different sources of renewable energy.
- Renewable Energy Production and Consumption by Primary Energy Source, 1949– 2012 (Data), Energy Information Administration
Data on renewable energy production and consumption for hydroelectric, geothermal, solar, wind, and biomass energy sources.
- 2015 Renewable Energy Data Book (Report), Department of Energy
Report on the state of renewable energy in the United States and worldwide, with lots of data, maps, and charts for each renewable energy source.
- Renewable Energy Production by State (Map), Department of Energy
Map showing the percentage of energy production in each state that comes from renewable sources, plus a breakdown of the relative contributions of different types of renewable energy to this total.
- Clean Energy (Website), Department of Energy
Department of Energy hub for information on renewable energy in the U.S., including the Department of Energy's work in renewable energy.