United States

Total electricity consumption in the United States of America is approximately 4,686 TWh.

In the United States of America 20 states are de-regulated out of the 50.
Across all the states (both regulated and de-regulated) there are 17.78 million commercial customers and approximately 744,000 industrial customers.
BidEnergy is carefully targeting multi-site commercial and industrial customers in the de-regulated energy states.

US energy production comprises of oil, natural gas, coal and renewable fuels, as well as electricity from clean energy sources including wind, solar and nuclear power.

In 2015, almost 70% of the electricity generated in the USA was from fossil fuels (coal, natural gas, and petroleum). However, over the past decade, the largest increases in electricity generation has come from natural gas, wind and solar. In the same time, decreases have been seen in generation from coal and petroleum.


Energy sources of U.S. electricity generation

  • Coal
  • Gas
  • Nuclear
  • Hydropower
  • Other renewables
  • Petroleum
  • Other gases

Major energy sources and % share of total U.S. electricity generation in 2015

Source: US Energy Information and Administration

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