States Producing the Most Renewable Energy

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Two seaplanes parked at a harbor, Ketchikan, Alaska

10. Alaska
> Electricity from renewables: 28.4%
> Total electricity generation: 6,285 GWh (2nd lowest)
> Largest renewable growth: Hydroelectric conventional
> 10-yr. renewable energy growth: 44.9% (22nd lowest)

Landmark Bixby Creek Bridge in Big Sur, California

9. California
> Electricity from renewables: 30.1%
> Total electricity generation: 196,704 GWh (4th highest)
> Largest renewable growth: Solar thermal and photovoltaic
> 10-yr. renewable energy growth: -17.7% (2nd lowest)

Des Moines, Iowa

8. Iowa
> Electricity from renewables: 33.7%
> Total electricity generation: 56,659 GWh (23rd lowest)
> Largest renewable growth: Wind
> 10-yr. renewable energy growth: 467.5% (6th highest)

Helena, Montana

7. Montana
> Electricity from renewables: 40.5%
> Total electricity generation: 29,302 GWh (10th lowest)
> Largest renewable growth: Hydroelectric conventional
> 10-yr. renewable energy growth: 11.4% (14th lowest)

Maine

6. Maine
> Electricity from renewables: 66.5%
> Total electricity generation: 11,741 GWh (7th lowest)
> Largest renewable growth: Hydroelectric conventional
> 10-yr. renewable energy growth: -5.3% (4th lowest)