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2016 Renewable Energy Data Book

2016 Renewable Energy Data Book

Full Title: 2016 Renewable Energy Data Book
Author(s): Philipp Beiter, Michael Elchinger, and Tian Tian
Publisher(s): Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy, Department of Energy
Publication Date: January 1, 2018
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Description (excerpt):

The 2016 Renewable Energy Data Book shows that U.S. renewable electricity grew to 18.3 percent of total installed capacity and 15.6 percent of total electricity generation in 2016. Published annually by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) on behalf of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, the Renewable Energy Data Book presents U.S. and global energy statistics compiled from numerous data sources, and includes renewable electricity generation, renewable energy development, clean energy investments, and technology-specific data.

The 2016 Renewable Energy Data Book also summarizes renewable energy trends in the U.S. and globally with graphics and data-centric charts for wind, solar, biopower, renewable fuels and more.

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