EM SC 240N
Energy and Sustainability in Contemporary Culture

Text Version of Figure 3.10

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Share of U.S. electricity generation by fuel source, 2005 - 2015. Note the following:

2005 Distribution:

  • 20% Nuclear
  • 8% Renewables
  • 3% Other
  • 18% Natural Gas
  • 51% Coal

2015 Distribution:

  • 20% Nuclear
  • 13% Renewables
  • 1% Other
  • 32% Natural Gas
  • 34% Coal