2021 National Energy Resource Mix
- Coal provided 21.6 percent of our nation's electricity.
- Natural gas supplied 37.8 percent.
- Nuclear energy produced 18.7 percent.
- Wind provided 9.1 percent.
- Hydropower provided 6.2 percent of the supply.
- Other renewable resources, such as biomass, geothermal, and solar, provided 5.7 percent.
- Other fuel sources, including fuel oil, provided 0.9 percent of the generation mix.