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

United States: 39.2% low-carbon power

Low-carbon power ranking: 80

39.2% 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 374.9 to 383.3 gCO2eq / kWh. Where do our emissions numbers come from?

Significant changes of low-carbon power in United States

Years Change Main cause
2008 → 2020 28.3 → 39% Decrease of Total
1973 → 1983 18 → 27.1% Increase of Nuclear
1985 → 1990 27 → 30.8% Increase of Nuclear

Low-carbon power in United States

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Electrification of energy in United States

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