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The percentage of electricity that is generated domestically from low-carbon sources.

United States: 39.1% low-carbon power

Low-carbon power ranking: 82

39.1% of the electricity in United States is generated from low-carbon energy sources. This is based on data compiled by {{ source }} for the year {{ YEARS.getYear() }}. The primary low-carbon power source is Nuclear. Average emissions from electricity in United States is 371.6 to 379.8 gCO2eq / kWh. Where do our emissions numbers come from?

Low-carbon power in United States

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