Report: Fossil Fuels Account for 80% of U.S. Energy Production, Consumption

Research from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) shows that despite falling costs to produce renewable energy, fossil fuels — including petroleum, natural gas, and coal — continue to account for the largest share of energy production and consumption in the U.S. Last year, 80% of domestic energy production was from fossil fuels, and 80% of domestic energy consumption originated from fossil fuels. 9/16/2020