Special Report

States Producing the Most Electricity From Renewable Sources

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45. New Jersey
> Electricity from renewables, 2020: 3.4% of total (2.1 million MWh)
> 10-yr. change in share of renewable energy: +2.1 ppt. (6th lowest)
> Largest renewable energy source: Solar Thermal and Photovoltaic (1.3 million MWh)
> Largest non-renewable energy source: Natural Gas (30.6 million MWh)

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44. Pennsylvania
> Electricity from renewables, 2020: 3.7% of total (8.5 million MWh)
> 10-yr. change in share of renewable energy: +0.8 ppt. (3rd lowest)
> Largest renewable energy source: Wind (3.7 million MWh)
> Largest non-renewable energy source: Natural Gas (120.8 million MWh)

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43. Florida
> Electricity from renewables, 2020: 4.3% of total (10.8 million MWh)
> 10-yr. change in share of renewable energy: +2.3 ppt. (8th lowest)
> Largest renewable energy source: Solar Thermal and Photovoltaic (6.5 million MWh)
> Largest non-renewable energy source: Natural Gas (189.4 million MWh)

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42. West Virginia
> Electricity from renewables, 2020: 6.2% of total (3.5 million MWh)
> 10-yr. change in share of renewable energy: +3.3 ppt. (11th lowest)
> Largest renewable energy source: Wind (1.9 million MWh)
> Largest non-renewable energy source: Coal (50.2 million MWh)

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41. Virginia
> Electricity from renewables, 2020: 6.6% of total (6.8 million MWh)
> 10-yr. change in share of renewable energy: +1.5 ppt. (4th lowest)
> Largest renewable energy source: Wood and Wood Derived Fuels (2.4 million MWh)
> Largest non-renewable energy source: Natural Gas (62.6 million MWh)

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