Did you know … ?
- In 2010, renewable energy sources provided about 8 percent of energy used in the United States, and about 10 percent of the electricity consumed.
- The United States ranks fourth in the world for new solar electric installations.
- In 2009, geothermal power plants produced 0.4 percent of the country’s total electricity generation—about 85 percent of that came from California.
- Total U.S. wind energy capacity is over 43,400 megawatts.