Energy Transition

A record share of US electricity comes from zero-carbon sources - but more work is needed 

Power capacity from clean energy sources comprised 40.6% of the US electricity mix in 2022, an all-time high.

Power capacity from clean energy sources comprised 40.6% of the US electricity mix in 2022, an all-time high. Image: Unsplash/Dan Meyers

Stefan Ellerbeck
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Statistic showing the US electricity generation, by fuel type. Energy zero carbon
Almost 41% of the US’ electricity came from zero-carbon sources in 2022. Image: BCSE

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Statistic showing the US electric vehicle sales. Energy zero carbon
EV sales now represent more than 7% of all new car sales in the US. Image: BCSE

Graphs showing the U.S. greenhouse gas emissions. energy zero emission
US emissions have been gradually coming down since 2005. Image: BCSE
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