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Timeseries: green energy - Electricity generated by renewable energy in the U.S.

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Step chart timeseries of U.S. electricity generation (in gigawatt hours) across five classes of renewable energy, from 2000 to 2020. As of 2020, these classes ranked (from high to low): wind, hydropower, solar, bioenergy, and geothermal. From 2000 to 2020, wind power generation steadily grew from roughly 10,000 to over 325,000 gigawatt hours. Hydropower generation is consistently high but can be impacted by drought.


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