U.S. Consumed Record Amount of Renewable Energy in 2020

Last year, consumption of renewable energy in the U.S. grew for the fifth year in a row, reaching a record high of 12% of total U.S. energy consumption. According to the Energy Information Agency, renewable energy was the only source of energy consumption that increased in 2020 from 2019. By itself, solar consumption increased 22%, while wind energy consumption grew 14%. 6/21/2021