Renewables Were No. 2 Electricity Source in 2020

In 2020, renewable energy (including wind, hydroelectric, solar, biomass, and geothermal energy) became the second-leading source of U.S. electricity generation, according to the Energy Information Administration. Renewables generated a record 834 billion kilowatthours (kWh) of electricity (21%) — trailing only natural gas generation (1,617 billion kWh). 8/4/2021