US Energy Production

2007 Electricity Generation in the United States

Pie chart of 2007 energy sources for electricity generation


The data on the left displays the percentage each energy source contributed to generating electricity in the United States in 2007.

Sustainable (renewable) energy sources include hydroelectric, biomass, wind, geothermal, and solar.

Non-renewable energy sources include coal, nuclear, natural gas, and petroleum (crude oil).

Pie chart of 2007 useful and lost electricity

The pie chart on the left displays the percentage of electricity that was distributed for use and the percentages lost when electricity was being made and transported across transmission lines.




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