Special Report

States Producing the Most Electricity From Renewable Sources

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35. Maryland
> Electricity from renewables, 2020: 8.6% of total (3.1 million MWh)
> 10-yr. change in share of renewable energy: +3.5 ppt. (13th lowest)
> Largest renewable energy source: Hydroelectric Conventional (1.7 million MWh)
> Largest non-renewable energy source: Nuclear (15.1 million MWh)

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34. Massachusetts
> Electricity from renewables, 2020: 8.6% of total (3.5 million MWh)
> 10-yr. change in share of renewable energy: +13.9 ppt. (14th highest)
> Largest renewable energy source: Hydroelectric Conventional (3.2 million MWh)
> Largest non-renewable energy source: Natural Gas (1.9 million MWh)

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33. Wisconsin
> Electricity from renewables, 2020: 9.4% of total (5.8 million MWh)
> 10-yr. change in share of renewable energy: +2.3 ppt. (9th lowest)
> Largest renewable energy source: Hydroelectric Conventional (2.8 million MWh)
> Largest non-renewable energy source: Coal (23.8 million MWh)

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32. Illinois
> Electricity from renewables, 2020: 9.7% of total (16.8 million MWh)
> 10-yr. change in share of renewable energy: +7.1 ppt. (23rd highest)
> Largest renewable energy source: Wind (16.2 million MWh)
> Largest non-renewable energy source: Nuclear (100.2 million MWh)

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31. Michigan
> Electricity from renewables, 2020: 10.0% of total (10.7 million MWh)
> 10-yr. change in share of renewable energy: +6.4 ppt. (23rd lowest)
> Largest renewable energy source: Wind (6.7 million MWh)
> Largest non-renewable energy source: Natural Gas (36.4 million MWh)

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